Serves as the Senior Air Traffic Control Specialist for ATC operations and procedures with oversight of assigned ATC specialist. Operates fixed and tactical air traffic control towers, radars, and flight following facilities. Provide positive control for simultaneous ground movements and arriving and departing rotary and fixed-wing aircraft. Responsible for supervising and supporting the safe operation, movement, and flight procedures of rotary wing aircraft in a training environment.
B. Independence: Works within Army Airfield Air Traffic control rules, procedures, and regulations with minimal supervision.
C. Supervisory Responsibilities: Has supervisory responsibility for assigned Air Traffic Control Specialists.
A. Education Level: Applicants must clearly indicate possession and date of Air Traffic Control Specialist Certification (ATCS) and Control Tower Operations Certificate (CTO) on their resume or be a Graduate of US Army Aviation 15Q Air Traffic Controller Course-required. Valid Certificates are required to be submitted with employment application. Prior to appointment, selectee must pass a Class IV Flight Physical. An annual physical will be required.
B. Experience: Ten years experience as an Air Traffic Controller desired. Seven years minimum experience as an Air Traffic Controller required. Former Army or Air Force NCO (E-6 through E-8) preferred. Air Traffic Controller experience within the last 5-years preferred.
C. Specific knowledge, skill, and ability requirements: Must possess an understanding of Aviation Operations Management specific to rotary wing aircraft traffic control. Demonstrated performance in the management of Air Traffic Operations activities from previous job positions. Demonstrated knowledge of the employment of ATC support in airfield operations. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written. Fluent in English-required. Ability to speak and understand Arabic-desired. Ability to operate effectively under stressful circumstances. Ability to effectively communicate with the customer in a professional and courteous manner. Valid driver’s license.