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Career options

The breadth and depth of our work is incredibly varied, and this is reflected in the career opportunities we offer. From Science, Forecasting and Engineering, through to Business Development, Marketing, Communications and Finance. The possibilities are limitless.  Explore them for yourself.

Forecasting & Observations


Millions of people around the world rely on our forecasting capabilities. With opportunities like no other, the Met Office is the UK’s primary location for forecasters and observers.

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Science is integral to all that we do. With world-class capabilities and incredible technology, the Met Office offers fascinating opportunities for scientists and scientific software engineers.

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From land to sea, from state-of-the-art weather radars to oceanographic buoys and specialist floats, our engineers are the guardians of all data gathering equipment.

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Technology & IT


When it comes to IT, we lead the way, and behind our world-class, innovative technology are world-class, innovative people.

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Customer & Stakeholder Management


Business Development, Marketing, and Government: our Customer and Stakeholder Management team looks after our customers and seizes commercial opportunities.

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Corporate Services


Our all-important teams that make up Corporate Services cover everything from ensuring we’re achieving our goals to spreading our message.

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