Chicago Seeks a Deputy Air Traffic Manager

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Chicago Seeks a Deputy Air Traffic Manager
« on: October 06, 2018, 01:47:07 am »
Job Title: Deputy Air Traffic Manager
Location: Chicago ARTCC and all ATC facilities within its area of control.
Date Posted: 09/10/2018
Submission Deadline: 10/31/2018

Job Requirements:

•   Serves as a Leader to coach and motivate controllers while upholding a culture that builds exceptional internal and external pilot experiences.
•   Supports and participates in initiatives that give back to the VATSIM community.
•   Works in collaboration with Virtual Airlines and other VATUSA ARTCC’s to leverage synergy opportunities across the United States.
•   Supports the recruitment, retention, and development of a diverse range of talented people.
•   Strengthens others through consistent feedback while driving productivity and morale.
•   Holds self and others accountable to high-performance standards while providing pilots with memorable experiences.
•   Partners in the development of strategy and help to translate into specific priorities, objectives and action plans.
•   Understands and drives appropriate metrics to assess controller performance.
•   Ability to listen to feedback and take constructive action.
•   Monitors the daily activities of the ARTCC.
•   Maintains an online presence on the VATSIM server and ZAU Discord.
•   Assumes the duties of the ATM when he is unavailable.
•   Attends periodic meetings to report on ARTCC activities.
•   Ensures that ZAU is following all VATSIM and VATUSA directives.

Application Requirements:

•   Must have at least an S3 rating and willing to obtain a C1 within 90 days. C1 Preferred
•   Must be able to maintain a minimum 2-6 hours fulfilling DATM duties every week.
•   Must be an active member of the network in good standing.
•   Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
•   Must be able to work in a team environment.

Interested candidates should be aware that this is not an entry-level position and not for the inexperienced. The workload is considerable and should not be taken lightly. Only those who understand the requirements and can make the appropriate commitment should consider applying. Candidates can expect an initial evaluation of their application after which they may be contacted for a comprehensive interview.

Applications should include:
Cover letter answering the question, “Why Chicago?”
Full Name, active e-mail, and VATSIM CID.
Availability for an interview.

Applications must be received no later than 23:59z, 31 October 2018.
Please send applications to