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Headquarters Silver Spring, MD
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
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Rain or shine, the National Weather Service (NWS) knows. The NWS produces climate, hydrologic, and weather forecasts and warnings for the US. Its mission also includes forecasting to protect life and property and enhance the national economy. US government agencies and private groups as well as international organizations use NWS products. The agency has regional offices and specialized data gathering and forecast centers throughout the country. In 1870 President Ulysses S. Grant authorized the creation of the Division of Telegrams and Reports for the Benefit of Commerce... More

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Interview Details – So, everyone applies through USA Jobs. The questionnaire on that site gauges your skills, but it's extremely vague. If you work as a forecaster in the private industry, and if you have a graduate degree, are pretty much your best ways of being "Gold Qualified" and being sent for referral…Full Interview

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