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AEROGRAPHER'S MATE

Company: Navy Reserve
Location: Arab
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

ABOUT We can't control the weather. But our Aerographer's Mates can predict almost every detail to make sure Navy forces succeed in any physical environment. As an AG, you are the expert in meteorology and oceanography. You'll use skills in science and math to calculate weather patterns, analyze data and distribute forecasts to ships and squadrons around the world, providing accurate measures of air pressure, temperature, wind speed and sea state. As an Aerographer's Mate, you're not just a "weatherman"- you're an integral member of the Information Warfare Community, aiding us withcritical knowledge in any battlespace. The mission of the Navy Reserve is to provide strategic depth and deliver operational capabilities to the Navy and Marine Corps team and Joint forces, in times of peace or war. Navy Reserve Sailors seamlessly support and actively aid that mission, all while continuing to lead their own independent lives in the civilian world. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES As an Aerographer's Mate, you'll supply important environmental information that impacts Navy missions of all types. You will perform duties that may include: --- Collecting, recording and analyzing weather and oceanographic information --- Making visual and instrument observations of weather and sea conditions --- Operating meteorological satellite receivers --- Interpreting satellite data, radar imagery, and meteorological and oceanographic codes --- Preparing up-to-date weather maps and oceanographic data --- Issuing weather forecasts and warnings --- Providing weather/oceanographic briefings --- Using, testing, calibrating and performing minor and preventive maintenance on meteorological instruments PAY & BENEFITS When you serve your country, you become a part of something truly important - and you deserve to be rewarded accordingly. Navy Reserve Sailors enjoy a comprehensive range of benefits, from state-of-theart training to extensive educational assistance, VA benefits and more. In return for your service and dedication, the Navy Reserve provides you with the benefits to succeed in both your military and civilian lives: --- Receive 4 days of basic pay for only 2 days worked (16 hours) each drill weekend --- Opportunities to acquire new skills and sharpen existing ones, enhancing your civilian career --- Educational assistance --- Tax-free, worldwide Navy Exchange and commissary privileges for you and your family --- VA guaranteed home loans --- Low-cost insurance options, including up to $400,000 in life insurance --- Travel opportunities --- Earn points toward retirement benefits every time you drill --- Retirement after 20 qualifying years --- TRICARE EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES Navy Reserve Sailors continue to hold educational opportunities through Tuition Assistance, DANTES and their post 9/11 or Montgomery GI Bill. Further education opportunities are also available through the US Naval War College and Senior Enlisted Academy, as well as certifications and licenses available through the Navy Credentialing Opportunities Online (COOL). QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS --- U.S. citizen or equivalent --- High school graduate or equivalent --- 17 years of age or older General qualifications may vary depending upon whether you're currently serving , whether you've served before or whether you've never served before . WORK ENVIRONMENT Serving part-time as a Navy Reserve Sailor, your duties will be carried out during your scheduled drilling and training periods. During monthly drilling, Sailors in the Navy Reserve typically work at a location close to their homes. Take a moment to learn more about the general roles and responsibilities of Navy Reserve Sailors.

Keywords: Navy Reserve, Huntsville , AEROGRAPHER'S MATE, Other , Arab, Alabama

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