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The FAA is Hiring Air Traffic Controllers


Ever wanted to be an air traffic controller with the Federal Aviation Administration?
Finally, the agency is accepting new applicants.

Now is your chance to apply!
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Here is the link!


Qualifications for Experienced Controllers:*

  • United States citizenship
  • Maximum entry age of 35*
  • Specialized Experience: The announcement is open to candidates who have maintained at least 52 consecutive weeks of air traffic control experience involving the full-time active separation of air traffic after receipt of an ATC certification or facility rating within 5 years of application while serving at either:
    • an FAA air traffic control facility
    • a civilian or military air traffic control facility of the Department of Defense
    • a tower operating under contract with the FAA under section 47124

Applicants must be willing to work at any FAA air traffic control facility.

If you are a current military member in active duty service, you must provide documentation (certification) from your branch of service certifying that you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions no later than 120 days after the date your branch of service’s documentation is signed.

*Depending on the nature of an applicant’s previous air traffic control experience, additional qualifications may be required for employment. View the full application for employment on USAjobs.gov.



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