Austro Control is again looking for air traffic controllers on Recruting Day on September 29. The salary during the training is 1,500 euros gross. The starting salary at Austro Control is 5,000 euros gross.
Anyone who wants to find out more about the job of air traffic controller and take a virtual look behind the scenes of air traffic control can do so at Austro Control’s Online Recruiting Day on September 29.
Air traffic controllers are responsible for safety in Austrian airspace. They specify the flight route and altitude, issue takeoff permission, give the go-ahead for landing and ensure that aircraft never get too close to each other.
Visiting the air traffic controllers in the tower
Anyone who is confident in this challenging and varied job will again have the opportunity to visit Austro Control online on September 29. You can visit the air traffic controllers in the Austro Control tower, in approach and departure control or in the Area Control Center. Discussions about training and everyday working life round off the program of the Online Recruiting Day.
Salary of an air traffic controller at Austro Control:
Starting salary during training: approx. € 1,500 gross
Basic salary for an air traffic controller: approx. € 5,000 gross
According to the job portal “Jobted.at”, the average starting salary as an air traffic controller is approximately € 70,000 gross per year. With four to nine years of experience, the gross salary for Austro Control air traffic controllers rises to about € 86,000, while an air traffic controller with more than ten years of professional experience can expect to earn about € 92,000. The average salary for air traffic controllers with more than twenty years of professional experience is above € 95,000.
Recruiting day is aimed primarily at female high school graduates (Maturanten/Innen)
“Our Austro Control Online Recruiting Day is the best opportunity to get to know the profession of air traffic controller better. Aviation is fascinating, and the job combines a varied, responsible activity with a good work-life balance. I am particularly pleased that half of those who have recently joined us as trainees have been women. Therefore, I would like to appeal to all female high school graduates who are looking for a professional challenge: simply register for the online recruiting day, be there, ask questions, get comprehensive information and then apply immediately as an air traffic controller,” says Austro Control Managing Director Valerie Hackl.
Multi-stage selection process
The company is looking for high school graduates (Maturanten/Innen) who have a good spatial sense, enjoy working in a team and are stress-resistant. The prerequisite for admission is passing a multi-stage selection process with a final assessment center and a positive medical check by an aviation physician. The training takes about three years and takes place at the Austro Control training center in Vienna.
Date: Wednesday, September 29
Time: 17:00 and 19:00
- source: vienna.at/picture:pixabay.com
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