Recently, the FAA went through a hiring period where they opened up jobs to new air traffic controllers with no previous experience. Now, they have a launched a new hiring initiative, focused on candidates with prior ATC experience. This includes eligible military air traffic controllers and others who hold an air traffic controller certification.
The new round of jobs will be open to applications through Tuesday, September 20th. To be considered for the job, applicants must meet at least the follow basic requirements:
Current military members in active service who are interesting in applying will need to provide documentation from their branch of service that certifies they are expected to be discharged or released, under honorable conditions, no more than 120 days after the date the documentation is signed.
In addition, the FAA states that applicants who are a “prior Academy and/or field training failure may not be considered,” and that depending on the details of the applicant’s previous ATC experience, additional qualifications may be required.
For full details, and to view the available jobs, you can visit the listing on the USA Jobs website.