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Met Éireann, Ireland’s National Meteorological Service, is a division of the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage and is the leading provider of weather information and related service in the State.


A vacancy now exists for the position of Senior Meteorologist – Head of Climate Services.

This key position is required to deliver Met Éireann’s strategic goals related to provision of climate information services. These in turn support Government Climate Action Policy in areas related to Adaptation, Mitigation and Project Ireland 2040. The Head of Climate Services will be responsible for collaborations in the broad area of climate services with European and global partners and for engagement on climate services with international organisations such as EUMETNET, EUMETSAT and WMO.

The successful candidate will have:

• A qualification of at least Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications in a numerate scientific discipline, or equivalent qualification;

• Experience of climatology, meteorology and Climate Services and their application to the delivery of weather and climate services to the State and the general public:

• Proven experience of successful contribution to projects or collaborative activities.

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Department of Housing, Local Government & Housing
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We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act

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