Skill Level 1 Processes cross-country and local flight clearances, including examination for conformance with flight rules and regulations. Prepares and maintains cross country kits. Checks accuracy of flight plans. Coordinates flight plans with all related agencies. Maintains flight information on inbound and outbound flights. Monitors, with the proper agencies, overdue flights. Alerts crash crew for emergencies. Maintains current file on aircraft flying regulations and navigation information, such as Army, DoD and FAA regulations, DoD flight information publications (FLIPS), and aeronautical charts. Safeguards classified material. Knows terminology used in air navigation and is aware of air traffic control advisory radio procedures. Encodes, decodes, and posts notices to airmen (NOTAMS). Interprets and posts teletype weather reports. Maintains individual flight records and functional files. Maintains flight operations equipment in a tactical environment. Prepares and submits operators meacoming, intrusion, jamming, and interference reports. Participates in maintaining situation map.
Skill Level 2 Supervises and instructs subordinates in proper work techniques and procedures. Reviews, consolidates, and prepares technical reports. Knows procedures for reporting flight violations. Prepares situation map. Supervises receipt and transfer of classified material. Participates in the development of a tactical crash rescue system.
Skill Level 3 Provides technical guidance to subordinate personnel. Supervises the preparation of the situation map. Assists in preparation of operations estimates and orders. Supervises airfield services and administration. Applies operational and administrative techniques in movement of military personnel and supplies by air. Performs administrative duties in aircraft accident investigations. Prepares operations letters.
Skill Level 4 Provides tactical and technical expertise to subordinates and superiors in aviation operations. Plans, coordinates, and supervises activities pertaining to organization, training, combat operations, and combat intelligence. Coordinates implementation of operations, training programs, and communications activities.
Skill Level 5 Plans, organizes, and manages ATC facilities Serves as Chief Instructor in the ATC school. Serves as ATC operations NCO in ATC Bn, Bde, and ATC school and as Senior Staff NCO at Bde level or higher.