Full Time Job

Meteorologist

KKCO

Grand Junction, CO 11-09-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
At Gray Television, Inc., we offer employees the opportunity to connect with something larger than ourselves. Each day, our employees work alongside great people on fast-paced exciting and innovative projects that inspire change in the world around us. At GrayTV, our employees know that growth opportunities are endless and possibilities are all around us.

We understand that life needs balance. That is why we offer our employees and eligible family members a comprehensive benefits package, including:
• Safe harbor 401(k) Plan with matching and profit sharing contributions
• Major Medical, dental, and vision plan options
• Employer contributions towards HSA plans
• Flex benefits, including healthcare and dependent care FSA plans
• Employer Paid Life
• Short and Long-term disability
• Voluntary plans, including hospital indemnity, critical illness, whole life and accident insurance
• 10 paid company holidays, plus PTO
• Wellness initiatives and other exciting work-life programs

About KKCO:

KKCO 11 News is the news leader in the Grand Junction market. The largest city between Salt Lake and Denver, our outdoor recreation and mild climate draw people from across the country here. Our area sees all four seasons and you can ski and golf on the same day during certain parts of the year. Home to the Grand Junction Rockies and a huge summer country music festival, Grand Junction is a perfect community where residents enjoy the best of the outdoors and all the area has to offer. Our station has a history in our communities as being not only the news leader, but a community partner. Our focus on digital allows us to reach far beyond our broadcast signal, to communities in southern Colorado and eastern Utah.

Job Summary/Description:

KKCO/KJCT is looking for our next Morning / Midday Meteorologist. This candidate is self-motivated, committed to quality control, and must have a passion for weather. We need someone who can produce and present accurate and reliable forecasts. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, versatile, able to handle pressure, meet deadlines and have a positive attitude. The right candidate will be able to deliver weather on all of our traditional and digital platforms.

Job Pay (Hourly/Salary): $30,000-$34,000 annually

The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Distribute weather data with hyper-local information to all TV and digital platforms
- Fill in for other meteorologists as needed
- Regular social media content created and published
- Confident & experienced performance on air

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Meteorology degree
- Experience with WSI
- Strong digital and social content skills
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Valid driver's license and good driving record
- Pre-employment drug screen is required

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now''

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rox2mp-34-207-247-69-42 in your application.

Company Profile
KKCO

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.