Position Posting: Atlanta ARTCC Air Traffic Manager

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Position Posting: Atlanta ARTCC Air Traffic Manager
« on: March 06, 2018, 04:10:53 pm »
VATUSA Position Vacancy Announcement

Position: Air Traffic Manager
Location: Atlanta ARTCC (ZTL)
Time Commitment: 4 to 8 hours per week+, and required monthly controller hours to maintain ARTCC membership.
Supervisor: Southern Region Air Traffic Director (ATD)
Application Deadline: Closes March 14th, 2018 at 23:59z

VATUSA is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Air Traffic Manager at the Atlanta 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 Southern Region Air Traffic Director and directs the operations and management of the assigned facility.
- Must maintain an online presence on the VATSIM network.
- Maintains facility website.
- Functions as VATUSA staff member and attends meetings as necessary to discuss and stay abreast of VATUSA issues and policies.
- Initiates and obtains ATD approval for ARTCC SOP, LOA and other appropriate documentation.
- Establishes and defines the duties of the DATM position; submits selection to the ATD for approval.
- Establishes and defines the duties of the Training Administrator position; submits selection to ATD and VATUSA Training Director for final approval.
- Provides guidance and help to assigned controllers; may establish a staff of "Mentors" to assist with training.
- Works with or delegates a liaison to work with Regional and Division-level Events Coordinators on events as necessary.
- Addresses disciplinary situations with the Southern Region ATD when appropriate.

Minimum Requirements:

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

Highly Desired Skills:

- Demonstrates qualities of understanding, patience, and maturity.
- Understands the position requires CONSIDERABLE commitment of time.
- Prior ARTCC Staff experience.
- Prior or current Instructor or Mentor experience.
- Experience effectively managing others through effective 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.

Applications should include:

- Name, active email address, and CID
- Resume (including any applicable real-world management experience).
- Letter of Intent / Cover-letter.

To Apply:
Submit the required information above to vatusa8@vatusa.net no later than March 14th, 2018 23:59Z.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.