Elgin, Illinois

Summary Serves as a radar controller at an ATC-12 Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) facility. Responsibilities Incumbent is responsible for the safe, orderly, and expeditious flow of air traffic. Provides radar control to aircraft arriving or departing the primary airport and adjacent airports, and to aircraft transiting the facility's airspace. Operates radar and communication equipment to apply radar separation standards and vectoring procedures. Detects and adjusts malfunctions and interferences in the equipment. Issues speed, altitude, and directional instructions to pilots to keep aircraft properly separated. Provides air traffic advisory services to pilots including clearances to operate aircraft, weather and field conditions, and safety and traffic alerts. Provides training to developmental air traffic controllers and other employees in the facility. Requirements Conditions of Employment We are not accepting applications from noncitizens. Qualifications Must have been facility rated or area certified in an ATO terminal/en route facility. Education Additional Information We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.Position may be subject to a background investigation.A one-year probationary period may be required.The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies.This position is covered by the Department of Transportation's Drug and Alcohol Testing Program. Any applicant tentatively selected for this position will be subject to pre-employment or pre-appointment drug screening. Persons occupying a "testing designated position (TDP)" will be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing.1. FAA Form 3330-43-1 (dtd 10/11) must be signed by the applicant and a facility representative in order to receive consideration. Failure to provide applicant and facility representative signatures will result in loss of consideration and your application will be not accepted.2. If one qualified applicant is interviewed, then all qualified applicants must be interviewed.3. In accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding C90/N90 Return Rights and Priority Release, Employees who do not achieve full certification, other than those that have an approved hardship with an available vacancy, will be transferred back to their prior facility and will not be processed in accordance with EMP 1.14a. This is a bargaining unit position.Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

Elgin, Illinois

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