The Spanish Official Gazette (BOE) publishes today the call for 131 new air traffic controller positions at ENAIRE
The Spanish Official Gazette (BOE) publishes today, 2 November, a new call for selective tests to cover 131 permanent positions for air traffic controller positions in ENAIRE work centres in Spain.
The application period opens on 5 November and closes on the 23rd of the same month. Candidates can apply at empleo.enaire.es. This website includes the conditions of the call, syllabus, access to financing, etc.
This is the third call to hire permanent air traffic controllers in two years. These new 131 air traffic controller positions, added to the 236 offered in 2016 and 2017, make a total of 367 positions in the last two years.
Application period is between 5 to 23 November
These new positions are proof of the effort made by the Ministry of Public Works through ENAIRE to equip the air traffic manager with the human resources required to fulfil, with guaranteed safety and efficiency, the growth of air traffic currently experienced in Spain.
Requirements of the call:
-Foreign citizens that conform to any of the following cases may also take part in the call on equal terms:
-EU citizens and spouses of Spanish or EU citizens that are not legally separated and their descendants or the descendants of the spouse not legally separated under 21 years of age or over 21 if disabled
-Citizens included within the scope of the international treaties concluded by the EU and ratified by Spain in which the free movement of workers is applicable
-Foreign citizens legally residing in Spain
-Over 18 years of age and under 65
-Being in possession of a qualification granting access to university: Secondary education qualification or equivalent studies in accordance with the provisions established in Organic Law 8/2013, of 9 December
-General knowledge on Air Traffic Control
-Possessing the required psycho-physical and functional capability in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2015/340 of the Commission of 20 February 2015
-No criminal record
Financing of training courses
Any of the candidates interested in financing the cost of the training leading to the Air Traffic Controller Licence will be able to choose at their own discretion how to finance it and with which bank.
In this call a series of banks will offer a financing formula in favourable conditions, to which any candidate interested can adhere, provided that they have passed the selective tests. The loan will be payable in comfortable repayments during their first years of work at ENAIRE. In addition, ENAIRE will take appropriate measures to facilitate access to this financing so the cost of these training courses will no longer be an impediment to whoever wants to become an air traffic controller in Spain.
ENAIRE is the company belonging to the Public Works Department that handles air navigation in Spain. ENAIRE is the main supplier of air traffic control services in our country and the fourth largest in Europe. It renders aerodrome control services at 21 airports, including the 5 busiest in terms of air traffic. In 2017, ENAIRE operated 1.99 million flights to and from four continents (Europe, America, Asia and Africa), transporting 284 million passengers.