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FAA Reviews in San Diego, CA

Updated October 29, 2014
Updated October 29, 2014
2 Reviews
4.0
2 Reviews

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FAA Administrator Michael P. Huerta
Michael P. Huerta
2 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Has great job security, and a ton of great people working for them (in 15 reviews)

  • Air Traffic Control is an amazing job like no other (in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • Rotating shifts, tough to get time off (in 7 reviews)

  • Shift work with weekends and holidays (in 7 reviews)

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  1.  

    The best career I could ask for. Great pay, great coworkers.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Air Traffic Controller in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Air Traffic Controller in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at FAA full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The benefits and job security of working for the Government are undeniable. It's a very rewarding profession. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to have this as my career.

    Cons

    There is a lot of stress, not a lot of mobility, upper levels of management can be heavy handed. Congress controls the budget so you work with less resources than necessary.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop interfering in things you know little to nothing about. The controllers are the stakeholders and know what works and what doesn't. Our involvement has proven to deliver equipment on time and at a reduced cost.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Nowhere to go.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Administrative Officer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Administrative Officer in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at FAA

    Pros

    Encouragement for fresh ideas.
    Executive Management

    Cons

    No career progression
    Banding system vs. GS

    Doesn't Recommend

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