Careers Careers 02/17/2019  BC Hydro - Meteorologist;jsessionid=02CEE59B29C9B0ACD1DE158E62A4203C?careerId=1973 Source:    BC Hydro
Job Title:  Meteorologist
Job Number:   BCH-R-1341-190208E1
Job Location: Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

We’re BC Hydro and we have a big job to do.

Keeping the lights on for over 4 million people across the province takes a lot of talented people doing many different jobs. From working deep in a generating station, atop a power pole, or behind a desk, whatever it is that makes you tick we offer challenging careers to help you reach your potential.

We’re investing more than $2 billion per year in major capital infrastructure projects to help meet the growing demand for safe, reliable power. We’re upgrading transmission lines, building new substations, and investing in our hydroelectric generation facilities. We aim to provide meaningful and challenging work, opportunities for growth and a healthy work/life balance. We’ve been recognized for excellence and been named one of B.C.’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for four years in a row.

It’s our vision is to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do.




* Studies a variety of meteorological data and weather forecast products and develops a variety of short-range, mid-range and seasonal weather forecasts and outlooks to provide to planning staff for optimal operation of the utility, as well as notifying and advising appropriate BC Hydro departments of adverse weather impacts on the utility system.

* Provides interpretation and dissemination of weather forecasts including assessments of uncertainty and on-demand specialty forecasts to BC Hydro departments engaged in planning and conducting of weather sensitive activities such as load forecasting, reservoir management, customer power restoration, energy import and export, and wind energy integration.

* As a member of the weather forecasting team, reviews, selects and maintains specialized weather forecasting products delivered to BC Hydro by other agencies and consultants; participates in the review process related to new technology and/or methods impacting Hydro''s resource management program.

* Develops and researches new methods and procedures to improve meteorological and run-off forecasting which may include statistical and computer simulation models; reviews, tests and selects specialized weather forecasting products. 

* Develops computer programs to access, process, disseminate and display meteorological numerical data and forecast; works with Information Technology specialists on a variety of programming requirements such as database management, developing and refining programs, evaluation of output, definition of output requirements and technical requirements. 

* Participates in development and implementation of probabilistic forecast systems and development of meteorological analytic tools. 

* Maintains professional relationships with associates in other departments, agencies, and academic institutions. 

* Performs duties of a minor nature related to the above duties that do not affect the rating of the job.



* University graduation in a related discipline (Meteorology or Atmospheric Science) with five (5) years of experience in an operational weather forecasting job where an excellent knowledge of the use of numerical weather prediction models has been gained in order to forecast runoff in BC Hydro drainage basins and to develop weather forecasts.



This position is affiliated with the Movement of United Professionals union (MoveUP/COPE).

* Normal office conditions with occasional exposure to field trips to remote areas.

* This position requires some scheduled weekend standby and / or scheduled weekend overtime

work during significant storm events, and may have a critical response role during a BC Hydro

emergency situation.


How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their applications online at  by Feb 19th, 2019. 

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We're always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation to help shape the electricity system in B.C. It's an exciting time to be a part of our team as we invest in our system and prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

Our values guide our work. Want to join us?

We are safe.
We are here for our customers.
We are one team.
We act with integrity.
We respect our province.
We are forward thinking.

BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

2019-02-11 00:00:00.0;jsessionid=02CEE59B29C9B0ACD1DE158E62A4203C?careerId=1973
Weather Forecaster - Oceans Ltd.;jsessionid=02CEE59B29C9B0ACD1DE158E62A4203C?careerId=1707 Oceans Ltd. is a 100 percent Atlantic Canadian Company, with its head office in St. John’s, NL and an additional office in Halifax, NS. Oceans Ltd is a multi-disciplinary environmental company specializing in weather forecasting, research and modeling, climatology, wind and wave extreme value analysis, physical oceanography, environmental effects bio-monitoring, marine search and rescue R&D, iceberg profiling, and scientific software development. The company maintains offices in St. John’s, NL and Halifax, NS.

Oceans Ltd. operates a 24/7 weather forecasting office from its St. John’s location with an additional weather office at its Halifax location. Currently, the company is the major provider of weather forecasting services to the oil and gas industry in Atlantic Canada.


Oceans Ltd. is seeking applications for a weather forecaster for the St. John's office. 


Minimum requirements are a bachelor's degree in meteorology, or a bachelor's degree in mathematics, physics or related science along with a diploma or certificate in meteorology from an approved university.  The successful candidate should also have a minimum of 2 years experience forecasting in a marine environment.

Additional assets include:

  • professional training through the Meteorological Service of Canada (or equivalent)
  • Experience in report writing
  • Experience in preparing extreme value analysis’
  • Proficiency in high level computer programming languages (particularly C/C++) and research abilities are desirable.
  • Ability to work shift work

The ability to work shift work is essential.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to meet deadlines are essential. Please forward a cover letter and resume to or

Human Resources
Oceans Ltd
85 LeMarchant Road
St. John's, NL   A1C 2H1

Please no telephone inquiries. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For further information about the company visit:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

2018-11-27 00:00:00.0;jsessionid=02CEE59B29C9B0ACD1DE158E62A4203C?careerId=1707
Tenure Track Faculty Position in marine biology - Poste en océanographie biologique (ISMER 19-01);jsessionid=02CEE59B29C9B0ACD1DE158E62A4203C?careerId=1918 The Institut des Sciences de la Mer de Rimouski (ISMER), is looking for a candidate to fill a regular faculty position in marine biology, specialized in ecology and physiology of fishes (especially exploited species), using physiological, biochemical and molecular tools.

The successful candidate should demonstrate expertise in field research. He/she will be encouraged to develop his/her own research program, and collaborate with biologists, chemists, physicists and geologists from the Institute and the University. He or she must be able to contribute to the M.Sc. and PhD programs through teaching and graduate student supervision. Working language is French. While all applications will be considered, with equal qualifications, priority will be given to candidates able to work in French.

The candidate must have a PhD in Biological oceanography, marine ecology or biology, zoology or biology with a thesis in marine ecology, with research fields in marine ecology, ecophysiology, or aquaculture.

Candidates must provide a curriculum vitae, a description of their research activities and teaching capabilities and the contact information of three referees. 

The deadline for application is April 12, 2019.  The function is expected to begin on June 2019.

Chairman, Institutional Assembly,
Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski
310, allée des Ursulines, C.P. 3300
Rimouski (Québec)  G5L 3A1
Reference: ISMER-18-01
e-mail :

L’Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski (ISMER), un centre de recherche multidisciplinaire en océanographie, est à la recherche d’un nouveau professeur en écologie marine. Le candidat choisi devra être spécialisé en écologie et physiologie des poissons. Les domaines d’expertise recherchés sont l’écologie des poissons, particulièrement des espèces exploitées, par l’utilisation d’outils physiologiques, biochimiques et moléculaires. Il sera encouragé à développer son propre secteur de recherche et sera amené à collaborer avec les géologues, les physiciens et les biologistes de l’ISMER et de l’UQAR. La personne retenue devra être en mesure de participer aux programmes de maîtrise et de doctorat en océanographie par l’encadrement d’étudiants aux cycles supérieurs. La langue de travail est le français.

Au moment de l’embauche, le candidat devra détenir un doctorat dans une discipline pertinente (océanographie biologique; écologie ou biologie marine; zoologie ou biologie avec thèse en écologie marine), au moins une année d’expérience postdoctorale et un solide dossier de publications.

La date limite de candidature est le  12 avril 2019 pour une prise de fonction en juin 2019.

Les candidatures devront comporter un curriculum vitae, une description des activités de recherche et le nom et les coordonnées de trois répondants. Elles sont à envoyer à :

Président de l’Assemblée institutionnelle, Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski
310, allée des Ursulines, C.P. 3300 Rimouski (Québec)  G5L 3A1
Référence : poste ISMER 18-01


2019-01-26 00:00:00.0;jsessionid=02CEE59B29C9B0ACD1DE158E62A4203C?careerId=1918
Offre d'emploi - Météorologue prévisionniste;jsessionid=02CEE59B29C9B0ACD1DE158E62A4203C?careerId=2001

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2019-02-15 00:00:00.0;jsessionid=02CEE59B29C9B0ACD1DE158E62A4203C?careerId=2001
Air Quality Meteorologist - Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy;jsessionid=02CEE59B29C9B0ACD1DE158E62A4203C?careerId=1953

Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

Air Quality Meteorologist

$62,718.94 - $71,507.64 annually effective February 3rd 2019.

Bring your operational expertise to this unique opportunity

Under the general direction of the Section Head, this position is responsible/required to conduct technical review of new and existing sources of air contaminants; provide interpretation of ambient air quality data for environmental protection and air quality management; provide scientific and technical expertise on air quality issues and carrying out applied research programs aimed at understanding existing and emerging problems; formulating programs and alleviating air quality problems. Duties include evaluating the impact on the environment of new or existing sources of air contaminants, providing expert advice on air quality complaints and making recommendations on ambient air quality monitoring requirements during permitting and environmental assessment processes.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Masters of Science and 1 year directly related experience in air quality management OR
  • Bachelor of Science and 3 years directly related experience, which includes 3 years experience in air quality management OR
  • Technical Diploma and 5 years directly related experience, which includes 3 years’ experience in air quality management.

Directly related experience means experience in all of the following areas:

  • designing data acquisition programs to assess impact of point and non-point sources of air contaminants
  • providing interpretation and assessment of emissions and meteorology on ambient air quality for environmental management
  • writing technical reports and memos
  • performing analysis of air quality and meteorological data

For more information and to apply online by February 25, 2019, please go to:

Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.

2019-02-05 00:00:00.0;jsessionid=02CEE59B29C9B0ACD1DE158E62A4203C?careerId=1953
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Professor or Assistant/Associate Professor in Chemistry

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University of Cambridge

Research Associate (Fixed Term) in Pathology

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Research Associate - Molecular biologists/biochemists to explore DNA base modifications and their epigenetic functions (Fixed Te

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Postdoc Research Fellow in Astro 3D Fellow

University of Melbourne

Astro-3d Lecturer / Senior Lecturer Astrophysics

University of Melbourne

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Particle Physics

University of Melbourne

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University of Toronto

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Professorship (W2) temporary (6 years / tenure track) in Statistics with focus on Social Surveys and Labor Market Research

Ludwig Maximilians Universität München


Post Doctoral Research Associates in Statistics (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge

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Earth Sciences:

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) - Surface Water Hydrology

Simon Fraser University

Postdoctoral Researcher - “The Yamnaya Impact on Prehistoric Europe - The Underlying Environmental Drivers in the mid-Holocene”

University of Helsinki

Research Associate specializing in Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainability Research

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Ludwig Maximilians Universität München

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