15Q Air Traffic Control Operator

Employer
National Guard
Location
Gunpowder, MD
Posted
Feb 20, 2017
Closes
Aug 01, 2017
Function
Other
Hours
Full Time
Age Requirements: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35

Job Description

It takes flawless organization and precise execution to ensure that Army aircraft take off and land safely. As an Army National Guard Air Traffic Control Operator, you'll do just that by visually tracking planes and helicopters, and providing landing and take-off instructions.

Advanced Air Traffic Control Operators provide guidance on technical issues to other Soldiers. They also brief shift personnel on runway utilization, airfield conditions, weather, and ground activity. The skills you learn as an Air Traffic Control Operator will qualify you to work in civilian air traffic control towers and centers at airports and airfields.

Earn while you learn
Get paid to learn! Join the Guard and you will learn valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.

Job training for an Air Traffic Control Operator requires 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you learn basic Soldiering skills. Then you will attend Advanced Individual Training (AIT), which consists of 14 weeks of additional training. Part of this time is spent in a classroom and part in the field under simulated combat conditions.

Requires military enlistment. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability. Benefits subject to change.

Benefits/Requirements

Benefits
  • Paid training
  • A monthly paycheck
  • Montgomery GI Bill
  • Retirement benefits for part-time service
  • Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)
  • 401(k)-type savings plan
  • Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)
  • Healthcare Benefits Available
Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be between the ages of 17 and 35
  • Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standards
  • Must meet citizenship requirements (see NATIONALGUARD.com for details)
Most non-prior service candidates will earn between $196.26 and $254.91 per drill weekend.Programs and benefits are subject to change.

This position may qualify for a bonus, ask your National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information.

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