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Licensed Occupation
Licensed Occupation      (United States)

Description:  To be certified as a Weather Observer by the National Weather Service (NWS), the individual must complete training and pass a demonstration of ability as well as a written exam. The individual must be employed or have an offer of employment before being allowed to take the exam. Once certified, as long as the person practices the profession of weather observation, the certification remains valid. Further information can be found at the web page http://www.weather.gov/directives/010/pd01013004a.pdf.

License Agency:
National Weather Service
1325 East-West Highway
Silver Spring MD 20910
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/directives/sym/pd01013004curr.pdf

Source: CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL).
Note: Information on licensed occupations is gathered in each state by Labor Market Information units under a grant from USDOL. States are required to submit updated license information once every two years.