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Old 3rd Sep 2019, 22:28
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Anyone know of anywhere hiring at the moment? ADI only here.
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Old 3rd Sep 2019, 23:30
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Try Carlisle or HIAL..

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I don’t know any UK tower which is fully staffed. Take your pick!
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Although the ATC staff at the coal face might consider their units to be in need of staff (myself included), often is the case that the unit management consider otherwise which is probably why there are so few job adverts out there currently.
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Originally Posted by Rwy1234
Although the ATC staff at the coal face might consider their units to be in need of staff (myself included), often is the case that the unit management consider otherwise which is probably why there are so few job adverts out there currently.
The question is often, is it worth it to hire more staff versus paying the current staff overtime...
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Originally Posted by tcm1707
Anyone know of anywhere hiring at the moment? ADI only here.
A very quick Google (other search engines are available) show Gatwick, Leeds, High Wycombe, Dubai (and DWC) and Abu Dhabi.
Liverpool are also recruiting for an ATSA which with an ADI ticket you may well get the chance to progress as I am led to believe several of their controllers were previously ATSAs.
Good luck!
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Old 4th Sep 2019, 19:34
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Originally Posted by Dan Dare
I donít know any UK tower which is fully staffed. Take your pick!
Not as simple as that. Quite the opposite.
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Old 5th Sep 2019, 12:13
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Originally Posted by LookingForAJob
I wish the OP well in securing a job but, as mike current says, it's not simply a case of finding a vacancy. What may be more important is the type and extent of experience you have to offer.
He said 'ADI only' but surely he must have ADV too so Wycombe or Redhill.
Wycombe are short staffed; the contract is operated by Safeskys but their website is down at the moment so he could try e-mail [email protected]
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Look at the NOTAMs. Airfields which are closed for 2 hour periods gives a clue.
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Originally Posted by Jim59
Look at the NOTAMs. Airfields which are closed for 2 hour periods gives a clue.
Shouldn't that read 'open for 2 hour periods' (then closed for 30 min)?
Controllers MUST have a 30 min rest break for every 2 hours of operational duty except for some units classed as 'busy' where the operational duty period is reduced.
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Old 6th Sep 2019, 14:07
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Thanks all! There are a few places mentioned here that I hadn't noticed on my job searches. Going to have a look into a few.
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Safeskys under Airpartner umbrella since Sep 2017. Would suggest thatís why their website is unavailable.
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Originally Posted by dmcg
Safeskys under Airpartner umbrella since Sep 2017. Would suggest that’s why their website is unavailable.
Yes I've been in contact with them; they say they're currently 're-branding'; it was said at the time to be a merger but as far as I can see it was a takeover as in SERCO taking over IAL when they discovered how lucrative some ATC contracts (but not all) could be.
The website was still there about 3 months ago.
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How are they doing for numbers at Birmingham and Edinburgh now they have fallen out of the NATS fold? Another thread on here about Air Nav Solutions suggests they are struggling at Gatters...
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How are they doing for numbers at Birmingham and Edinburgh now they have fallen out of the NATS fold? Another thread on here about Air Nav Solutions suggests they are struggling at Gatters...
Overstaffed at EDI. With more trainees arriving next year.
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Leeds Bradford is recruiting for a new ATS Manager.
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Newcastle is very interesting at the moment!
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Originally Posted by Mooncrest
Leeds Bradford is recruiting for a new ATS Manager.
Haven't they got a controller they can promote to the post or is the manager not required to have an ATCO licence?
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I sure hope things are better over there than here. The typical FAA managers are the incompetent controllers that get "promoted" away from the operation.
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Originally Posted by N90-EWR
I sure hope things are better over there than here. The typical FAA managers are the incompetent controllers that get "promoted" away from the operation.
Isnít that the case everywhere ? I spent 38 years in ATC & the vast majority - but not all - of the managers that I came across were of ď lesser abilityĒ when it came to actual controlling .
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