Controlling and regulating both in route aircraft and ground terminal air traffic
Promote the orderly, safe and expeditious flow of air traffic under both visual and instrument controls by issuing advisories, instructions, and clearances
Must have the ability to supervise and manage all aspects of air traffic control facilities
Military Duties Translated:
Inspect all airport areas, including hangers, runways, and fuel storage areas for compliance with airport and Federal Aviation Administration safety regulations. Specialists ensure airfield safety by monitoring weather conditions, maintenance work, wildlife activity, and runway conditions. Air-traffic control and airfield operations specialists coordinate the arrival, departure, refueling, parking, and loading of aircraft. Other duties include using radios to direct emergency response units and providing first aid during airfield emergencies.