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The FAA is hiring Air Traffic Controllers off the street - for a limited time only.
So, if you've dreamed of a life working on top of a needle or in front of a radar scope, here's your chance! Check it out and please share it - this is a rare opportunity.
The number of Federal air traffic control towers without combined approach/departure control
The number of Federal air traffic control towers with combined approach/departure control
The number of approach/depature control facilities not associated with a tower
The number of Air Route Traffic Control Centers (en-route control)
Number of Air Traffic Controllers
Median pay per year
Number of Air Traffic Controllers that will be hired between 2012 and 2022
You must start at the FAA Academy no later than your 31st birthday
Have 3 years work experience, a bachelors degree, or a combination. (Work experience can be in any field - it doesn't need to be in aviation)
The FAA is accepting applications from August 8th, 2016 to August 15, 2016. If you're interested, get your application in at www.usajobs.gov.
Check out our story on what it's like to be an ARTCC en-route controller - maybe it's the job for you.
Colin is a Boldmethod co-founder, pilot and graphic artist. He's been a flight instructor at the University of North Dakota, an airline pilot on the CRJ-200, and has directed development of numerous commercial and military training systems. You can reach him at email@example.com.