Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: February 29, 2008

Organization: Federal Aviation Administration

City: multiple locations in US

Website: View Website


To qualify for entry-level air traffic control specialist positions, applicants from the general public must achieve a qualifying score on the current FAA authorized pre-employment tests and measures. They must also meet the following requirements:

Three years of progressively responsible work experience and/or
A full four-year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of work experience and college credits
Certain kinds of aviation experience may be qualifying
Applicants must be U.S. citizens
Be able to speak English clearly enough to be understood over radios, intercoms, and similar communications equipment
The maximum entry age is 30
General work experience is defined as any progressively responsible work. For example, a person working a full-time (40 hours per week) for three years would meet the three-year general work experience requirement. A person who works part-time (20 hours per week) for six years would also meet the three-year general work experience requirement.

Job Description:

The FAA is hiring graduates of FAA approved post-secondary educational programs, current or former Federal employees with prior air traffic control specialist experience, former military air traffic controllers, retired military controllers, and applicants from the general public with no prior air traffic control experience.

Application Process:
Please refer to website listed above for further information and application details.