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A Workplace Above All Others

Working at FAA offers a unique opportunity to experience a career where your impact not only reaches throughout the aviation industry but around the world as well. You'll be a part of a diverse workforce utilizing the latest technology and systems dedicated to maintaining the safety and integrity of our civil airspace.

FAA employees work from locations throughout the nation — at airports, regional offices and centers, and our headquarters in Washington, D.C. As a large-scale organization with a far-reaching and critical mission, FAA employs a wide array of technical, industrial and business professionals. Our workforce includes:

  • Air Traffic Controllers
  • Aviation Safety Inspectors
  • Airways Transportation Systems Specialists
  • Community Planners
  • Security Inspectors
  • Engineers
  • Program Managers
  • Acquisition Specialists
  • Contract Specialists
  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Technicians

Due to our efforts advancing air travel via our NextGen initiative, there are now more ways than ever to build a career working with cutting-edge technology at FAA. Discover how you could thrive in a challenging and rewarding environment where your work truly moves the world. Learn more about the different types of FAA occupations in the Career Fields section.

Last updated: Wednesday, March 23, 2022