Traffic Control Officer

May 03, 2017
Jul 10, 2017
Full Time
Traffic Control Officer - (MWAA-17-11936) Job Requisition ID: MWAA-17-11936 Job Title: Traffic Control Officer Job Type: F/T Permanent Location: DCA or IAD, VA Post Date: 04/24/2017 Job Description:

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority


The dynamic Aviation industry is seeking a seasoned professional!

Join our Team!

Position Title

Traffic Control Officer

Announcement No.


Salary Range

PS10, $37,565 to $61,981

Job Type

Full-Time, Permanent


Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) or Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)*

Opening Date

May 2, 2017

Closing Date

Open Until Filled


*NOTE: Several positions are currently available.  These positions are in a 24-hour a day, 365 day a year operation. Shift employees earn a 10% shift differential on top of base pay for evening and night work; 25% premium pay for working Sunday; and holiday pay (a 100% premium).       



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JOB SUMMARY:                                                                                                                             


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To be rated qualified for this job, an applicant must meet all of the MQs listed below at the time of vacancy announcement closure.


1.      A high school diploma, a Certificate of General Educational Development (GED), or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training.


2.      Two years of general work experience that provides evidence of ability to (a) safely and effectively direct pedestrian and vehicular traffic, (b) pay close attention to detail and observe surroundings to identify suspicious activity and enforce straightforward laws, ordinances, and regulations, (c) use an automated time and attendance system, (d) work as a team member, (e) provide effective customer service, and (f) rapidly acquire knowledge of, and then adhere to or skillfully use, processes, procedures, practices, systems, standards and guides pertinent to the position/unit/team of assignment.


      Education and training beyond that required to satisfy MQ 1 above may be substituted for up to two     years of experience provided the education and training provide evidence of the abilities in MQ 2.


3.      Must be able to give credible testimony in court.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:                                                                                             

Once the application process is completed, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be done to determine if you meet the basic qualification requirements. There is an Assessment questionnaire(s) that you must complete. Your resume and supporting documentation will then be compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire(s).  If a determination is made that your application does not support your responses, which you provided in the assessment questionnaire, your application will not receive further consideration for this announcement.

Applicants who meet the eligibility criteria will be scheduled and notified of an examination that will test the candidate’s relative ability to be trained as a Traffic Control Officer. Candidates who participate in this examination will be considered, in rank order, for vacancies that occur within one year from the scheduled testing date. Candidates are also subject to an oral interview.


All candidates must complete an employment application to be considered. If you have previously applied for Authority positions, you must update your application.

OTHER INFORMATION:                                                                                                               

A background security investigation will be required for all new hires.


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