Vacancy Announcement: ZDV Air Traffic Manager

Rick Rump

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Vacancy Announcement: ZDV Air Traffic Manager
« on: June 08, 2021, 05:37:24 pm »
ZDV Air Traffic Manager Vacancy Announcement

Position: Air Traffic Manager
Location: Denver ARTCC (ZDV)
Time Commitment: 4 to 8 hours per week (minimum) and required monthly controller hours to maintain facility membership
Supervisor: Midwest Region Manager
Application Deadline: June 22nd, 2021 at 2359z

VATUSA is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Air Traffic Manager at the Denver ARTCC. This position is not an entry-level position and will require significant time commitments to effectively perform the duties of Air Traffic Manager.

Duties of the ATM:

- Reports to the Mid-west Region Manager and directs the operations and management of the assigned facility
- Must maintain an online presence on the VATSIM network
- Maintains facility website and TeamSpeak/Discord
- Drafts facility SOPs, LOAs, and other appropriate documents and seeks RM approval for said documents
- Ensures facility SOPs, LOAs, and other appropriate documents are readily available for viewing/download
- Functions as a VATUSA staff member and attends meetings as necessary to discuss and stay current with region and division issues, policies, and initiatives
- Manages and defines the duties of respective facility staff
- Submits selection of Deputy Air Traffic Manager and Webmaster to the Midwest Region Manager for final approval
- Submits selection of Training Administrator to the Mid-west Region Manager and VATUSA Training Director for final approval
- Provides guidance and help to assigned controllers
- Works with or delegates a liaison to work with VATUSA/facility Event Coordinators on events as necessary
- Addresses disciplinary situations with the Midwest Region Manager when appropriate
- Other duties as assigned/required

Minimum Requirements:

- Possess a high degree of energy and commitment appropriate to the requirements of the position
- Must have at least a C1 rating
- Must be an active member of the network in good standing
- Must be able to work in a team environment and function as a team member
- Have no significant disciplinary record and no history of unprofessional behavior

Highly Desired Skills:

- Demonstrates qualities of understanding, patience, and maturity
- Understands the role of the facility and facility staff within the Midwest Region and VATUSA
- Understands the position requires considerable commitment of time
- Prior facility Senior Staff experience
- Prior or current Instructor or Mentor experience
- Experience effectively managing others through good leadership practices
- Real world management experience

Only those candidates who understand the requirements and can make the appropriate commitment should apply. Candidates can expect an initial evaluation of their application after which they may be contacted for a comprehensive interview. All qualified candidates will be reviewed and considered.

Applications should include:

- Name, active email address, and VATSIM ID
- Resume (including any applicable real-world management/aviation experience; DOCX or PDF format)
- Letter of Intent covering your vision for the facility (DOCX or PDF)

To Apply:

Submit the required information above to Rick Rump, Mid-West Region Manager via e-mail [email protected] no later than June 22nd at 2359Z with the subject "ZDV ATM Application". Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

VATUSA Midwest Region Manager
r.rump at vatsim dot net