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.

Current Vacancies:

Meteorological Officer

Met Éireann, Ireland’s National Meteorological Service is currently recruiting for Meteorological Officer positions for a range of roles across the organisation.

The role of Meteorological Officer within Met Éireann is one with responsibility for technical and administrative support for the activities of the organisation. Some Meteorological Officer positions involve shift work, covering 24/7 shifts – for example in the General Forecast Office, Flood Forecast Office, or in the Aviation Offices at some of Ireland’s airports. Staff assigned to shift roles will be in receipt of an additional shift allowance, up to 27% depending on shift pattern.

Met Éireann is recruiting Meteorological Officers in the following areas:
1. Instrumentation Engineers
2. ICT Technicians
3. Operations Officers
4. Climatology Officers

Employing Department/Authority
Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage (Met Éireann).

The Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage (Met Éireann) is recruiting for these positions under its Recruitment Licence issued by the Commission for Public Service Appointments (CPSA) and in accordance with the CPSA’s Code of Practice.

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MOs recruited will be assigned to positions at a range of locations, including Met Éireann Headquarters in Glasnevin, Dublin 9 and State airports across the country (Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport, Cork Airport, Ireland West Airport, Casement Aerodrome).
MOs working in operational areas are regularly required to work shift duties (including night duties), covering weekends and Public Holidays. Shift work attracts a 27% shift allowance, which is paid in addition to the officer’s salary, on a fortnightly basis.

The closing date for applications is Friday 31st May 2024 at 5pm.

Applicants should submit completed application forms to
Please note: only applications submitted on the official application form will be considered.

Application form

Additional Information

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Closing Date for Applications
31/05/2024 at 5pm