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Air Traffic Controller Interview (Neutral Experience)
Interviewed at FAA
Interview Details – Multi-step process consisted of psychological testing, in-person interview at nearest facility, followed by medical testing.
Interview Question – Questions were all generic, read off a paper. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – No negotiating. Just lots of waiting.
Air Traffic Controller Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at FAA in December 2011.
Interview Details – I met with a gentleman who was the manager of the control tower facility nearest to me. It was a casual, friendly conversation, with many of the questions consisting how I handle pressure, times in my life where things didn't go my way, my hobbies, why I want to go into this field, etc. Post-interview communication went through FAA human resource specialists. Mine was very helpful in keeping my abreast of my application status.
Interview Question – Name a time working in the tower where you saw a potential conflict. How did you solve it? View Answer
Negotiation Details – Non-negotiable.
Air Traffic Controller Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at FAA in January 2009.
Interview Details – apply online, take ATSAT test, shedule interview and PEPC.
Interview Question – tell me about a time when you worked on something and failed. View Answer
Negotiation Details – no negotiation for off the streets applicants
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