• Balad Air Base, Iraq
  • Salary
  • Required Clearance - None
  • USN
  • Flight Services


Air Traffic Control (RAPCON) Specialists shall issue ATC clearances, advisories, traffic information in IFR and VFR to all aircraft in direct support of Coalition and host nation military units twenty-four hours a day. Controllers are required to separate and sequence, initiate clearance and control instructions, monitor and operate radios, accept and initiative manual/automated handoffs, scan radar display, pass vital weather information, coordinate with outside agencies such as host nation operations, Baghdad ATC agencies with the designated airspace assigned by the Iraq Civil Aviation Administration.


  • Required to have seven or more years' certified experience
  • Ratings must be relevant, prefer no breaks in RAPCON more than five years
  • Individual must have an ATCS certificate/ratings (ATC RADAR Rating). FAA Form 7220-1
  • Current Class II FAA Medical Certificate/FAA Form 8500-9. Must be valid for six or more months upon hire date
  • Preferred experience working with USAF and other Military aircraft where Air Carrier and General Aviation aircraft were also part of the operation.
  • A Control Tower Operator Certificate (CTO) is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Must be computer literate and be able to use all Microsoft office products (Word, Excel,)
  • Must posses a valid US Driver's License.
  • Prefer prior supervisory experience in an ATC setting.
  • Prefer individuals that have liaison experience but not mandatory.

Knowledge and Skills: 

  • Required to Maintain an FAA Class II medical at all times, company provides additional time to ensure completion.
  • Knowledge of ATC Rules, regulations, techniques in a Radar environment; FAA/ICAO/Military background are essential.
  • Prefer individuals familiar with using ATC automation equipment.
  • Successful completion of a FAA, DoD, or ICAO air traffic control course 


  • Position is subject to drug testing per the DOT/FAA requirements (pre-employment, random, periodic, probably cause, post-accident)

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