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10000+ employees
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Nobody goes up, up, and away until the folks at the FAA say it's OK. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is the government agency responsible for overseeing air transportation in the US. An arm of the US Department of Transportation, the FAA focuses on air ... Read more

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    Current Employee - Air Traffic Control Specialist in Sioux Falls, SD
    Current Employee - Air Traffic Control Specialist in Sioux Falls, SD
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at FAA full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pay, benefits, working conditions are great

    Cons

    Just a number to a large agency, shift work, scheduling

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FAA Photos

FAA photo of: Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Orville Wright Building (Photo thanks to Flickr user cliff1066, available under by v2.0)
FAA photo of: ADS-B Flight Testing
FAA photo of: SFO Control Tower
FAA photo of: A tower somewhere
FAA photo of: Spokane International Airport - FAA Control Tower / TRACON
FAA photo of: Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration Building (Photo thanks to Flickr user cliff1066, available under by v2.0)
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FAA Interviews

Experience

Experience
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Getting an Interview

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    Air Traffic Control Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Cleveland, OH
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at FAA (Cleveland, OH) in July 2017.

    Interview

    Structured, everyone gets the same opportunity. There is basic questions that interviewers are instruction not to stray from. Study the position you want and ensure your able to fill 45 minutes of interview space because after the questions your the one speaking.

    Interview Questions

    • Basic Questions about the position   1 Answer
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FAA Awards & Accolades

  • Most Admired Companies in Research Science, Black Engineer & Information Technology, 2010
  • Best Employers for Latinos to Work for, Latinos for Hire, 2008

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