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Airservices Australia Psychometric Testing

Old 1st Feb 2013, 04:39
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Movement Monitors

Has anyone had any feedback as yet regarding these positions?
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Old 1st Feb 2013, 06:46
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Nope.... Some have done online testing and telephone interviews and others have heard nothing yet...... (Apologies, i see you are asking for the movement monitor positions, have no idea about those)

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Old 2nd Feb 2013, 04:50
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Movement Monitor

Hi Tom 86,

I received an email form Airservices on 21 January as per below:

Thank you for your application to the Movement Monitor roles.

Due to the holiday period the evaluation process has been delayed.

The applications are currently being shortlisted.

We appreciate your patience and we will be in contact shortly.




Kind Regards,

National Recruitment Team

Hope this helps.
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Old 4th Feb 2013, 05:04
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Some have done online testing and telephone interviews and others have heard nothing yet.
I understand that a dozen or so interviews will be conducted over the next couple of weeks so I'd guess those applicants have been contacted.
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Old 4th Feb 2013, 05:33
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Movement Monitors

Thanks jcr737

Same message rcvd by me, nothing heard since then.
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Old 4th Feb 2013, 05:45
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Tom,

Same here. Fingers crossed something soon.
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Old 5th Feb 2013, 02:21
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Tower or Enroute??

hi everyone,

I am in the process of completing my application for ATC. One question i didn't expect at this stage is whether I would prefer a role as a Tower or Enroute controller. I am aware of what the differences of the roles are, but I haven't been able to find much info on which role is more enjoyable. Has anyone had any experience on both to shed some light please?
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Old 5th Feb 2013, 12:06
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I've only worked en-route but I don't think you can really say one is "better" or "more enjoyable" - it comes down to personal choice. And that's why there is no info. Which is better, shiraz or stout?

Some points to ponder:-

You aren't locked into one or the other for the rest of your career. A bit of extra training and you're ready to change streams. No guarantee you'll get your preference or you might opt to take the next available course regardless.

With en-route you're choices are Melbourne or Brisbane (plus approach units), but then you can get a change of scene by moving between groups in the same centre.

With tower your choices for location are more varied, although that does mean you could end up being sent to any one of 27 towers. And if you want a change of scene it could mean moving a considerable distance.

Controlling a primary capital city tower is very different to controlling a procedural tower, which is very different to controlling a GAAP tower, but they're all tower controllers.

Controlling arrivals is very different to controlling a large procedural or oceanic sector, which is very different to controlling low level sectors, but they're all en-route controllers.

Each has it's good and bad points, challenges and rewards. But what those actually are comes down to each individual controller.
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Old 5th Feb 2013, 13:48
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no online test for experienced ATC

A mate of mine received an email today stating he did not make the short list...thanks for applying....didn't even get to online testing
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Old 5th Feb 2013, 14:33
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For better or worse Australia can be quite particular about who it lets in to work. If you don't meet those criteria no amount of suitability for the job will help. Not saying this was the case with your mate but it's a possibility.
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Old 5th Feb 2013, 23:07
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Hi le Pingouin, thanks for your take up. You make some good points. I suppose in either there is scope for a change of scenery which is good to know.
I know that with enroute you're locked into one location for the first 5 years. Would you know with tower controlers how long people wait to be transfered to a preffered tower? Im guessing this may be a 'how long is a piece of string' type question, what have you seen in your experience?
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Old 6th Feb 2013, 02:23
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You'll still be looking at 5 years. And then to be able to move on, there has to be enough other controllers at that tower for you to be released. I also work en-route and love it. I guess one of the other big differences is, with enroute there's a good chance you'll never see the planes you work with. I'm lucky that I do arrivals into Melbourne so I can sometimes see my sequences come in to land.
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Old 6th Feb 2013, 12:27
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Question

hey guys,
I have received an email yesterday, about the experienced controller which told me that I have not meet ASA's requirement.
I have working as a tower controller at an airport which has 700+ landing and take-off, using Euro-cat, 4 years working experience.
And I just wandering, why not even let me attend to online test?
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Old 6th Feb 2013, 12:49
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Silicon r u a saffer?

Just curious.....
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Old 6th Feb 2013, 12:55
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Airservices Australia Psychometric Testing

Silicon I have 13 years working experience and worked at various airports that use eurocat and that are busy. I have a commercial pilots license and an instructor rating for both jobs and 600 flying hours. And I also didn't get it. I suppose with so many applicants for not that many posts they can pick and choose as they want hey! Sorry to hear hey. Maybe next time!
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Old 6th Feb 2013, 13:54
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Medical Class 3

Hi all!
I've just recently applied for the Air Traffic Controller.

Should I wait for them to inform me to get the Class 3 Medical Certificate or I should just get one first just so it doesn't delay any other application?

And can anyone let me know what is my next step after the application lodged.

Thanks
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Old 7th Feb 2013, 04:59
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ArthurLee- I'd go back through this forum and have a read. Its been asked and answered pretty recently.
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Old 7th Feb 2013, 07:33
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the same email i got today mate.... i thought that they'll give us a chance to get the online test. but i wonder that the quota been enough at the moment.
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Old 14th Feb 2013, 02:08
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Skyfall....check ur mail over next few days...they have come back again and offered tests to my mate who was previously told he didn't make the short list....maybe just tidying up? Good luck!
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Old 18th Feb 2013, 01:20
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Hey guys
I'm starting at the academy next week. Just wondering if anyone else is in the same boat. Pretty nervous to be honest as I haven't studied since I left High School so not really sure what to expect. If anyone else on the same course needs somewhere to stay for a week or 2 just let me know, I have a spare bedroom at my place and I am 8 minutes away (did a time trial) from the academy.

Guy
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