FAA Announces Air Traffic Controller Hiring

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is hiring Air Traffic Controllers – no prior industry experience needed.


To be considered for a position as an air traffic controller, you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Start the FAA Academy no later than your 31st birthday
  • Be willing to relocate to an ATC facility based on FAA’s highest needs at the time
  • Have three years of progressively responsible work experience, or a Bachelor’s degree, or a combination of post-secondary education and work experience that totals three years.

Selected applicants must also:

  • Pass the FAA pre-employment tests
  • Pass a medical examination
  • Pass a security investigation
  • Demonstrate ability to speak English clearly enough to be understood over communications equipment

Date to note: 

February 12 – Attend the Virtual Career Fair 

Web resource: 

FAA – Air Traffic Controller information 


About COEAerospace

The Center of Excellence for Aerospace and Advanced Materials Manufacturing of Washington state is a conduit for collaboration and engagement between industry and K-12 and post secondary higher education. We work to develop the talent pipeline and economic infrastructure to facilitate continuous innovation and growth for aerospace and manufacturing in our state and beyond.
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