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Airfield Operations Specialists

Make sure that flights take off and land safely.

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National Data
$25.73 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  12.9%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Review work orders or schedules to determine operations or procedures.
  • Communicate with others to coordinate vehicle movement.
  • Meet with coworkers to communicate work orders or plans.
  • Pilot aircraft.
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Job Title Examples:

Airfield Services Officer
Airport Operations Coordinator
Flight Director

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