FAA Looking to Fill 1,400 Air Traffic Controller Positions

(CBM) – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is looking to fill several air traffic controller positions, according to a news release.

The FAA said it needs to hire 1,400 air traffic control specialists. The jobs pay well, with salaries ranging up to $120,000 per year.

Air traffic controllers maintain order, safety and security of the nation’s airspace. According to the news release, qualified candidates will be required to undergo intensive training at the FAA Academy in Oklahoma City, Okla.

For more information about these job opportunities go to www.faa.usajobs.gov. The deadline is July 14. Veterans are encouraged to apply.
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By Manny Otiko
California Black Media