Responsible for the provision of Air Traffic Services in accordance with National and International Rules and Requirements within the Baghdad FIR. Manage air traffic flow as required to avoid congestion in or beyond Baghdad FIR. Manage high workloads and stress, in particular dealing with emergencies and unusual circumstances. Report Incidents Report failures, conditions and procedures likely to constitute a risk to safety and/or regularity. Report incidents and abnormal occurrences to the Operations Manager. Provide OJT function whilst on watch to ensure the continued progression of Iraqi trainee ATCs as well as ex-pat ATCs requiring validation, producing regular and comprehensive training reports as required by the Customer. Support the development of the Iraqi OJT students to the highest standard of air traffic controller for integration into ICAA’s Air Traffic Services section. Perform all other duties related to the role of an Air Traffic Control Officer and OJT as required by Serco and ICAA operational management. Maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of all relevant ICAO documents - in particular Annex 2, Annex 11 and Doc 4444. Maintain a thorough operational knowledge and understanding of the equipment and systems used for the provision of air traffic services in the Baghdad FIR. Obtain, through pre-watch briefing, relevant information concerning internal and external conditions affecting traffic operating within Baghdad FIR.
Valid Area Control License issued by an ICAO state or recognized organization and accepted by the Civil Aviation Regulations with minimum of 5 years civil experience in the rating. Valid ATC medical certificate. ICAO English Language Proficiency Level 4 or above. A current OJTI rating with a minimum of 5 years civil experience as an OJTI and experience in the evaluation of student performance and subsequent delivery of relevant reports. Thorough understanding of standards, procedures, policies.
Experience as an LCE with an Examiner’s rating and Middle East background would be an advantage.
Note: Air Traffic Controllers working in Baghdad are required to live in a purpose built camp and due to security restrictions are not permitted to leave the Baghdad International Airport secure zone. Individuals should therefore possess the temperament to live and work within a closed community. Tax free package commensurate to location an accommodation/food provided