U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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53-2022 Airfield Operations Specialists
Ensure the safe takeoff and landing of commercial and military aircraft. Duties include coordination between air-traffic control and maintenance personnel; dispatching; using airfield landing and navigational aids; implementing airfield safety procedures; monitoring and maintaining flight records; and applying knowledge of weather information.
Illustrative examples: Aviation Operations Specialist,
Flight Operations Coordinator
Broad Occupation: 53-2020 Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations Specialists
Minor Group: 53-2000 Air Transportation Workers
Major Group: 53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010