3154-Air Traffic Controllers

Job Title: 

Air Traffic Controllers

Job Description: 

Air traffic controllers direct aircraft movements in airspace and on the ground, using radio, radar and lighting systems and provide information relevant to the operation of aircraft.


Tasks include:

  • directing and controlling aircraft approaching and leaving airport and their movement on the ground
  • directing and controlling aircraft operating in designated airspace sector
  • examining and approving flight plans
  • informing flight crew and operations staff about weather conditions, operational facilities, flight plans and air traffic
  • applying knowledge of principles and practices of air traffic control in order to identify and solve problems arising in the course of their work
  • initiating and organising emergency, search and rescue services and procedures
  • directing activities of all aircraft and service vehicles on or near airport runways
  • maintaining radio and telephone contact with adjacent control towers, terminal control units and other control centres and coordinating the movement of aircraft into adjoining areas
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Air traffic controller

Specific Occupations: 

Air traffic controller

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore