Hey taryn were you fortunate enough to get employed over there? And where did you find those pubs? I'm also looking at working over there, it's a nice area IMO..Thanks so much for the info! The airspace and whatnot I had looked up in pubs already but thanks for everything else!
You cannot choose where you want to go. New hires get placed at the facilities with need, and over the last year+ it's basically a take-it-or-leave-it offer. I don't know what the ABIA door is, but you go through the hiring process like everyone else. Any qualifications/vet pref is considered in application process.Hey, I see this is an old thread but hopefully you guys could help me. I will explain my situation in a quick reply so I can delete the old thread I posted in the wrong forum lol..
I've served seven years in the military, obtained three CTO cards throughout my enlistment and I've controlled continuously from 2007 until present. Late May I was accepted to UT Austin, which isn't too far from the airport, and because of that I was hoping that I could look into employment opportunities there. (I understand it may be a busy schedule I'm piecing together but I've operated like this for years so I'm accustomed. ) I am also twenty-four so retention should not be an issue, but with numbers like that, how likely is it that I would, in essence, get to "choose" my own facility? It doesn't look that likely from what other people are doing, but could I use my qualifications, experience, time in service and age as leveraging pieces to get in the ABIA door? I think I found the ATM there (Mr. Jim Smith?) and I am considering writing him directly, but I just wanted the SM opinion first. Any help's really appreciated.
slim to none for austin, zero for san antonio, they arent taking new hires there. aus may be the same, but i dont know for sure either way. mrs moreno is who you would need to contact to tour aus.I know with the hiring process being "take it or leave it" I can't expect to walk right in to AUS on this next cycle but I'm currently stationed in Diego Garcia with an EAOS of JUL2014. I'm keeping my fingers crossed for it or even SAT. Does anyone have any insight into the current manning/need for manning situation at AUS or can someone offer me a good contact for that facility? I will continue to poke around the internet but with the bandwitdh and speed restrictions on internet around here that gets pretty expensive pretty fast.
A little bitter aren't we? Allow me to be the first to laugh, at you. :rotf: I'm going to keep looking for work, you can continue trying to bring people down over the internet if you'd like, you :troll:Your chances are slim. There is no leverage to be had at any point and time, there are people waiting years to get any opportunity they can, the FAA doesn't need you, regardless of how many CTO's you have or where you are located. There are plenty of people who will quit their jobs, pack their schit and be on the road to the Academy inside of two weeks if given the chance, thats the typical applicant. The thought of an applicant having leverage is comical.
have you met mrs moreno by chance? Thanks for putting out that information.slim to none for austin, zero for san antonio, they arent taking new hires there. aus may be the same, but i dont know for sure either way. mrs moreno is who you would need to contact to tour aus.
aus picked up 14 or 16 people on bids late last year. my facility is going to be near emergency staffing levels by the end of the year, with no new folks in the pipeline in the immediate future. hope you like west texas
Was hoping for a private message do you work there? Just looking for info on current staffing levels and what the facility is like.These threads move so slowly, why not ask your questions now and then see if anyone responds in full?