Well I think it's pretty safe to say we're not going to make it on the experience bid. Still too much time left in service. I've already taken the AT-SA as well.I would definitely turn down the OTS bid if offered a TOL to the prior experience bid. It doesn't make sense to go through the hiring process for the OTS announcement, take the AT-SA, and then go to the academy to re-learn the basics. However, if I got offered an up/down I would more than likely have to attend the radar course in OKC when the time came.
Sounds like maybe you can still be selected, contrary to what the announcement seemed to state.Active Duty Military Obligation: You will not receive the pre-employment process information until you are within 3 months of separating. If you are 2 months from your separation date and have not been contacted by our office, please contact us at 405-954-4657 or [email protected].
Entrance on Duty (EOD) Requirements: If you are unable to complete pre-employment requirements and EOD within 15 months from the date of this tentative offer (for reasons other than military service), you may no longer be considered for this position.
A one-year probationary period may be required.
Very, considering I was on the fence about applying as I'm not out until July. I went ahead and applied with the attitude of the worst that can happen is I don't get picked up.This is promising considering there was a back and forth if those of us with more than 120 could be selected. Here is to hoping I get something.
Most of my busy ATC experience was in Iraq and Afghanistan. Those towers don't exactly pop up so had to only put my dinky state side towers in there. I don't think it's a huge deal but I'd like a decent facility and was just wondering how much this matters. What should I do if anything?
You don't get any valid certifications from deployed locations. They don't really count for anything. Your experience determines what types and levels of facilities they deem you qualified for. see Previous Experience Hire Placement for details.Most of my busy ATC experience was in Iraq and Afghanistan. Those towers don't exactly pop up so had to only put my dinky state side towers in there. I don't think it's a huge deal but I'd like a decent facility and was just wondering how much this matters. What should I do if anything?
Um, I got a CTO green card.