15Q Army Air Traffic Control Job at U.S. Army – in Waukesha, WI

Full Job Description


By enlisting into the Army as an Air Traffic Controller and Operations Specialist, you become a part of a team of Soldiers. As a Soldier you secure your future with a career in the Active Duty Army (full-time) and are able to take advantage of all the benefits that serving in the Army gives you. Soldiers in the Army receive a recurring annual allowance for college, guaranteed healthcare for you that includes family benefits for those with a family, and many more benefits listed below. You gain leadership skills, college credit, and job-security by enlisting into the Army that is hard to find in the civilian sector. This is an entry level position with no experience necessary.

Aviation Operations Specialist: They are primarily responsible for scheduling and dispatching tactical aircraft missions. They help operate one of the largest fleets of aircraft in the world and keep them running safe and efficient.

Air Traffic Control Operator: They are responsible for tracking planes and giving them landing and takeoff instructions at air traffic control facilities.

Job Duties:

  • Aviation Operations Specialist: Process local and cross-country flight clearances; check accuracy of flight plans and coordinate them; maintain flight logs on incoming/outgoing flights and individual flight records; alert crash crews of emergencies; interpret and post weather reports
  • Air Traffic Control Operator: Control airborne and ground traffic; assist in the installation/relocation of tactical air traffic control facilities; process flight plan data and maintain logs, records, files and tape recordings of voice communications
  • Attend Basic and Advanced Training (paid)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Age – 17 to 34 years old
  • Education – Current Senior in High School(HS), HS Diploma, GED, GED equivalent, or higher education level completed
  • Associates and Bachelor’s Degrees (in any major or field) guarantee you an advanced promotion upon joining.
  • Citizenship – U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident
  • Submit to background and medical screening
  • Receive a passing score on the ASVAB
  • Aviation Operations Specialist: receive a sub-score of 91 in the Skilled Technical category
  • Air Traffic Control Operator: receive a sub-score of 101 in the Skilled Technical category
  • Sub-score categories will always be displayed as a higher number than the overall ASVAB score


· Attend 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 8 to 15 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field under simulated combat conditions. Some of the skills you’ll learn are: introduction to Army aviation operations and record keeping; procedures for scheduling aircrafts and assigning crew; flight planning and airfield operations, aircraft recognition, and communications and radar procedures


  • Enlistment bonus up to $40,000, varies by job and individual qualifications
  • Education benefits
  • Tuition Assistance ($4,000 annually while on active duty)
  • GI Bill (up to $108,000 for 36 months of attending college)
  • Additional living stipend and books stipend available
  • Paid training (Basic and Advanced)
  • Amount paid for training depends upon the rank in which you enlist
  • 30 days of paid vacation earned every year starting when you go to Basic Training
  • Vacation time does not reset every year if you do not take the 30 days in one year.
  • Additional living expenses for those who have dependents
  • Monthly allowance for food, one set rate
  • Monthly allowance for housing, varies by location
  • Various lengths of contracts available from 2 years to 6 years normally
  • Additional pay allowances based on additional qualifications
  • Foreign language proficiency (must take a test)( pay is up to $400 for each language you demonstrate proficiency in and can receive up to $1,000 a month)
  • Flight pay and airborne pay
  • Additional living allowance for high cost of living areas (varies by location and number of dependents)

If you are interested in learning more about the opportunities the Active Duty Army or Army Reserves can offer you then feel free to apply. This job posting is for people interested, or wanting to find out more about, either enlisting or commissioning into the U.S. Army.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Pay: $17.00 – $70.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Supplemental Pay:


  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

About the Company

Company: U.S. Army –

Company Location:  Waukesha, WI

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