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With 1500 employees from more than 30 countries and cultures working at 14 sites, Skyguide provides air traffic control services for Switzerland and parts of neighbouring countries. In 2021, Skyguide safely and efficiently guided around 0.7 million (in previous years around 1.3 million) civil and military aircraft through the busiest airspace in Europe.
That’s why Skyguide needs you!

Freelance Instructor for Air Traffic Controller Initial Training

Location:  Wangen b. Dübendorf

The holder of this position shall conduct the delivery of training events, subjects and courses for internal and external customers as representative of a highly competent and flexible, multilingual initial training team.


Your Mission

  • As a Simulation Instructor (STDI) he/she is responsible for the coaching of students/trainees/clients during simulation exercises according the simulation roster planning of the corresponding HCI
  • As Classroom Instructor in Initial Training, he/she is responsible for one or more theory subjects as a Subject Matter Expert/Specialist (development and design, preparation and delivery of the material needed for the dedicated subjects/topics)
  • The post holder can be tasked to support with knowledge and expertise the training development and/ or training delivery for any external customer
  • The training event may take place in-house, remotely and/or at the customer's location


Your Profile

The incumbent of the position represents the Skyguide Academy at relevant internal and external bodies. Therefore, a common sense and a loyal demeanor and good appearance are expected.


Further main competencies:

  • Customer service orientation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player
  • High sense of responsibility
  • Open to new learning technologies and methods
  • More than 2 years of experience in the rating in which instruction will be delivered
  • Holder of an On-the-Job-Training (OJTI) or SDTI license endorsement (mandatory)
  • ELPAC (or equivalent ELP) level 4 or greater (mandatory)


Location: Wangen b. Dübendorf, Zurich, Switzerland                    Start date: June 1st 2022                           Workload: max. 20% (freelance)