Air Traffic Controller – Various UK Locations

Nats - Posted 2 months ago
£62k-117k/year  + Equity


United Kingdom

Air Traffic Controller
Career Level
Mid-Level, Senior
Company size
3k employees

Air Traffic Controller Job description

We are currently recruiting experienced Area / En Route and Approach Air Traffic Controllers for positions at both of our centers based in Prestwick, Ayrshire, and Swanwick in Hampshire.

Locations: Swanwick and Prestwick

Other duties include:

We are looking for Area (ACS) rated controllers to join our teams in providing safe and efficient area radar services across the London and Scottish FIRs.

In addition to this, we are looking for an Approach (APS) to provide approach radar services to various London Airports including Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, and London City from our site in Swanwick, Hampshire.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Applicants will be required to hold, or obtain, valid UK Area Control Surveillance (ACS) or Approach Control Surveillance (APS) ratings on which unit endorsements must be gained.
  • Applicants must be highly motivated, a strong team players with the ability to think laterally and remain calm under pressure.
  • All applicants must hold, or obtain, a UK Class 3 medical certificate.
  • ICAO English Language Proficiency Certificate at Level 5 or higher.
  • Successful applicants will be required to undertake criminal records check and provide a 5-year work reference history.

Additional vacancy information:

  • ATCO 2 salaries at Swanwick range between £64,272 - £117,237.
  • ATCO 2 salaries at Prestwick range between £61,825 - £104,106.
  • Assessment & Selection - Candidates may be required to undertake a simulator assessment as well as an interview assessment.

Locations - Please specify within your application which location you are interested in applying for.

In addition to a competitive salary that’s regularly reviewed, NATS offers an excellent range of benefits which includes a company performance-related pay scheme, voluntary benefits and retail discounts, generous leave entitlement, and a market-leading defined contribution pension scheme.

If you share our passion to advance aviation and keep the skies safe – we would like to hear from you whatever your age, sex, race, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or visible or invisible disability. Individuals that bring different perspectives, skills, life experiences, and backgrounds help us be at the forefront of our industry.

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