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ATC Operations Specialist

Company: U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion
Location: Metairie
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Army full-time

**THIS JOB REQUIRES ENLISTING/JOINING THE U.S. ARMY**
By enlisting into the Army as an Air Traffic Controller and Operations Specialist, you become a part of a team of Soldiers. As a Soldier you secure your future with a career in the Active Duty Army (full-time) and are able to take advantage of all the benefits that serving in the Army gives you. Soldiers in the Army receive a recurring annual allowance for college, guaranteed healthcare for you that includes family benefits for those with a family, and many more benefits listed below. You gain leadership skills, college credit, and job-security by enlisting into the Army that is hard to find in the civilian sector. This is an entry level position with no experience necessary.

Job Duties:

Aviation Operations Specialist: - Process local and cross-country flight clearances; check accuracy of flight plans and coordinate them; maintain flight logs on incoming/outgoing flights and individual flight records; alert crash crews of emergencies; interpret and post weather reports
Air Traffic Control Operator: - Control airborne and ground traffic; assist in the installation/relocation of tactical air traffic control facilities; process flight plan data and maintain logs, records, files and tape recordings of voice communications
Attend Basic and Advanced Training (paid)

Basic Qualifications:
Age - 17 to 34 years old
Education - Current Senior in High School(HS), HS Diploma, GED, GED equivalent, or higher education level completed
Citizenship - U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident
Submit to background and medical screening
Receive a passing score on the ASVAB

Training:
Attend 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 8 to 15 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field under simulated combat conditions. Some of the skills youll learn are: introduction to Army aviation operations and record keeping; procedures for scheduling aircrafts and assigning crew; flight planning and airfield operations, aircraft recognition, and communications and radar procedures

Benefits:
Enlistment bonus up to $40,000, varies by job and individual qualifications
Education benefits Tuition Assistance ($4,000 annually) / GI Bill (up to $108,000 for 36 months of attending college)

Paid training (Basic and Advanced)
30 days of paid vacation earned every year
Additional living expenses for those who have dependents
Various lengths of contracts available from 2 years to 6 years normally
Additional pay allowances based on additional qualifications

Salary Range: 26-56K

Required qualifications: Legally authorized to work in the United States
Preferred qualifications: 17 years or older

Keywords: U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion, New Orleans , ATC Operations Specialist, Other , Metairie, Louisiana

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