Position Posting: Kansas City DATM

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Position Posting: Kansas City DATM
« on: February 18, 2019, 12:08:51 pm »
Deputy Air Traffic Manager

The DATM reports to the Air Traffic Manager and assists in management of the ARTCC.  The DATM functions as a senior ARTCC staff member and is responsible for overseeing daily activities of the ARTCC. 
Attends periodic meetings as necessary.
Maintains an active online presence within the ZKC ARTCC and on the VATSIM network.
Supervises assigned personnel providing guidance, coaching and training where applicable.
Assists in roster management by processing leave requests and verifying controller currency.
Helps draft changes to agreements, procedures and policy.
Helps direct staffing assignments and restrictions. 
Frequently checks and responds to emails and contacts in a timely manner.
Serves as Chairman of the Facility Advisory Board and VA Relations Committee
Assumes role of representative for the ZKC ARTCC and ATM when assigned, acts accordingly.
Assumes the duties of ATM during periods of leave or absence.

The successful candidate must:
Be a member in good standing
Be a member of the ZKC ARTCC, or willing to transfer upon selection
Hold a VATSIM Enroute Controller (C1) rating or higher
Maintain active status by logging minimum number of hours in accordance with ARTCC policy
Possess excellent written and oral communication skills
Be able to work well in a team-oriented environment

Preferred Skills & Abilities
The successful candidate should:
Possess and utilize a high degree of energy & commitment appropriate for this position.
Understand this position requires a HIGH time commitment.
Demonstrate qualities of understanding, patience and maturity.
Priority is given to candidates who:
Have previous ARTCC (or higher) staff experience.
Have instructor or mentor experience on the network.
Have real-world managerial or supervisory experience.

Application Instructions
Applications may be submitted to the Kansas City ARTCC Air Traffic Manager via email: [email protected] PLEASE EMAIL THE DATM EMAIL. We are having some transition issues with our email system, thank you.

Application must include:
a) Full name, email address and VATSIM CID
b) Resume
c) Letter of Intent

Letter of Recommendation from current ATM/supervisor
Applications must be received no later than closing date:  04MAR19

What to Expect
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.  All applications will go through an initial evaluation.  Candidates who pass the evaluation will be contacted for a comprehensive interview.  All candidates will be notified if/when a selection is made.
« Last Edit: February 18, 2019, 03:15:09 pm by Rey Lopez »
Rey Lopez
Deputy Air Traffic Manager
vZKC - Kansas City ARTCC