Curacao FIR Air Traffic Manager

    • CERAP/FIR Staff
    • Curacao FIR
    • This position has been filled
    • Responsible for all operations associated with the FIR
    • Reports to the region’s Air Traffic Director and oversees operations and management for an assigned FIR.
    • Maintains an online presence on the VATSIM server.
    • Functions as VATCAR staff member. Attends periodic meetings to report on FIR activities and to stay abreast of VATCAR issues and policies.
    • Establishes an ARTCC web page and oversees its maintenance.
    • Initiates, obtains Air Traffic Director approval for, and maintains FIR Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Provides for coordination of position assignments and position restrictions when necessary.
    • Provides guidance and help to assigned controllers or guests. Optionally, establishes a staff of “Mentors” to assist new controllers and guests.
    • Works with Region Events Coordinator on events that may affect the FIR’s operations.
    • Conducts testing and training as defined, and in accordance with, the VATCAR Training SOP.
    • Optionally, conducts additional training and testing on area-specific subjects.
    • Establishes an Deputy ATM position and defines the duties of that position. Submits selection to the region Air Traffic Director for final approval and announcement.
    • Nominates Instructor candidates to the Training Administrator or Training Director for Training Department approval and announcement
    • Recommends disciplinary actions to the region Air Traffic Director.