Graduate APS (Meteorologist)

Bureau of Meteorology

Graduate APS - $53,372 - $53,372

Ongoing, Full-time

Broadmeadows - VIC

Closing date: Thursday, 7 June 2018

17 days to apply

Job description


The Bureau of Meteorology is offering outstanding opportunities to develop rewarding careers as weather forecasters.

Successful applicants will be employed as a Graduate APS Meteorologist and will undertake a 9-month nationally accredited Graduate Diploma in Meteorology. The training course will be located at the Bureaus Training Centre, commencing end of January 2019. Course graduation is followed by advancement as a weather forecaster, with a posting to one of our Regional Offices based in capital cities


Successful applicants must possess an undergraduate or postgraduate degree from a recognised Tertiary Education Institution, with a major in a physical science or mathematics, and sufficient mathematics and physics to be a basis for the study of physical and dynamical meteorology


You will need demonstrated flexibility, be willing to undertake shiftwork and be posted to different geographic locations. This vacancy has been nominated for filling within the agencies graduate program. A graduate program is a structured, on the job program, designed to introduce graduates to an APS organization. Successful applicants receive training and development, mentoring and on the job support.

The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975. This vacancy is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see:

For more information:

Recruitment Helpdesk, 03 9669 4401

Position number:

Vacancy N.N. 10724889

Agency website:

Bureau of Meteorology website