Skyguide provides air navigation services in Switzerland and parts of neighbouring countries. With around 1500 employees from more than 30 nations,
we are pursuing an ambitious innovation strategy that is based on a strong safety and learning culture.
We are guided by four values: “We team up to succeed”, “We drive innovation”, “We own what we do” and, finally, “We create great customer value”.
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Area Control Rated ATCO Instructor (80-100%)


We are looking for an Air Traffic Controller with 10+ years' ACS expertise, instructor endorsements (OJTI/STDI), ELP level 4+, professionalism, and tech skills. The role includes course management, regulatory compliance, training expertise, collaboration, and global representation in aviation groups.  

Your responsibilities:

  • Oversee course planning, administration, and the continuous monitoring of student performance
  • Ensure that all course content adheres to regulatory requirements
  • Create, design, and deliver training material for both classroom and simulation environments
  • Provide support for training development, colleagues and other departments as needed
  • Act as representative of Skyguide and the Skyguide Academy at international working groups (e.g., FABEC), project groups and teams as necessary; maintain a professional demeanour and appearance for these interactions

Your profile:

  • Minimum 10 years' experience as a licensed Air Traffic Controller  in ACS (Area Control), with additional validations preferred (Note: while an ATCO licence issued in accordance with Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/340 is preferred, the appropriate differences training for licence conversion will be provided for the right candidate who holds an ICAO issued ATCO licence) 
  • Must hold On-the-Job-Training (OJTI) or Simulation Instructor (STDI) license endorsement; Classroom Instructor Certificate and/or Examiner/Assessor's Certificate desired
  • English Language Proficiency (ELP) level 4 or higher
  • Demonstrate common sense, loyalty and efficient time and resource management
  • Strong customer service orientation with excellent communication skills
  • Adaptable team player in a multicultural setting, open to new learning technologies and proficient in MS Office and other office tools (e.g., Adobe Acrobat)


Location: Wangen b. Dübendorf
When: 01.01.2024 (depending on availability) 
Working percentage: 80-100%