High demand role
This is a highly competitive role with a potential long lead time to join.
You may wish to consider joining the Royal Navy as a Hydrography and Meteorology Specialist.
From the Caribbean to the Antarctic, you’ll lead the way in collecting, processing and analysing vital information.
My job takes me all over the world, as I lead my team on some truly fascinating research projects. I also get to work alongside pilots from the Fleet Air Arm, which is really rewarding.
Hydrography and Meteorology Officer, Warfare branch
From the Caribbean to the Antarctic, you’ll lead the way in collecting, processing and analysing meteorological and oceanographic information. Using your excellent leaderships skills, you’ll play an important part in preparing key missions, coordinating the teams that analyse environmental factors around the globe. Once you’ve trained as a Meteorology Officer, you can then specialise in either hydrography, or meteorology and oceanography.
From picking your role to the first day of training; everything you need to know as an officer
You’ll have a short interview to assess your suitability for a career in the Royal Navy, and to ensure you’re ready for the Admiralty Interview Board (AIB)
This stage is unique to officers and takes place in two parts. A Pre Recorded Interview (PRI) is an online assessment which assesses your motivation to join the Royal Navy as an officer and your awareness of the Royal Navy. The Group Planning Exercise (GPE) is the second stage of the AIB and is an online competency based assessment which will take place on a separate day to the PRI. It will be conducted in a virtual group environment and you will be assessed on your contribution to the team based on your individual performance
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