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FAA Headquarters

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Current Employee - Management and Program Analyst in Washington, DC
Current Employee - Management and Program Analyst in Washington, DC

I have been working at FAA full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

A very good place to work with good benefits.

Cons

Like any job--you'll have your good and bad days.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

An organization starts at the top.

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    ATC

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    Current Employee - Air Traffic Control Specialist in Wichita, KS
    Current Employee - Air Traffic Control Specialist in Wichita, KS

    I have been working at FAA full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Job security, extremely fun job, great salary, great union, and great benefits.

    Cons

    Training is long and stressful, hours are hard at times, you work all holidays, the job itself is stressful, rule changes from law makers who know nothing of what you do.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Quit the knee-jerk reactions. Implement a "test period" to proposed rule changes instead of imposing them. If the rule change actually helps, put it in writing. More ambiguous rules leave room for more mistakes which cause more problems.

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    Do not even consider atc

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    Former Employee - Air Traffic Controller in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Air Traffic Controller in Jacksonville, FL

    I worked at FAA full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Money, benefits, frequent breaks, organized agency, you can become a supervisor if you are a horrible controller

    Cons

    Work life balance sucks, you'll never get weekends off unless you have 20 plus years experience, you have to chose leave a year in advance and its based on seniority, it's a macho based high school like environment,, limited career advancement opportunities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Grab a headset and work some traffic.

    Doesn't Recommend
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