First listed on: 18 July 2022

Field Service Technician 


The Bureau of Meteorology's Brisbane Observing Operations Hub are seeking an enthusiastic and qualified Electronics, Electrical or Instrumentation technician, ideally with previous field experience. 

Who are you?
You have an appetite for working in remote locations as a willingness to travel is essential. 

You are a suitably qualified team player who likes to get hands-on in the field, and the prospect of seeing many parts of Australia excites you. 

Who are we?
Staff based at the Brisbane Hub travel far and wide utilising 4WD's, planes, boats and helicopters to maintain service delivery within the various instrumentation networks. This includes: 

  • Doppler Rain Radars 
  • Automatic Weather Stations (AWS)
  • Upper-Air monitoring systems (Sounding Balloons)
  • Flood warning / rainfall monitoring systems 
  • Communications, telemetry and instrumentation systems

At the Bureau, we offer specialised, in-house competency-based training on all our equipment and will ensure you have the necessary tools and skills to undertake this work.

We strive to deliver exceptional customer service, as we engage with stakeholders, contractors, support staff and the Australian public.

We promote a diverse and inclusive workplace culture that prioritises the health, safety and wellbeing of all our staff.

The Bureau is an equal opportunities employer. We will support applicants with disability through our RecruitAbility Program and will provide reasonable adjustments such as access, equipment and other practical support at relevant stages of the recruitment process.

We recognise the need for our workforce to reflect the community we serve and provide an inclusive environment that respects and values diversity and is described in our Diversity and Inclusion Statement of Commitment. We strongly encourage qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to Apply: For more information please visit the Bureau of Meteorology's careers website (

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