Air Traffic Controller - ATCO

Join our team!

We are actively recruiting non-Hungarian ATCOs!

Do you hold a valid EU ATCO licence? Do you want to grow professionally? Are you looking for new challenges in your career? Are you considering working abroad for a period of time? Would you like to join an innovative company which is one of the leading ANSP's in Europe? Want to gain not only professional but also life experience? Do not look any further! HungaroControl is looking for you!

Become part of a world-class air navigation service provider and work in one of the most beautiful capital cities in Europe. From our headquarters in Budapest, we ensure the safety and efficiency of civil air traffic in Hungary and the upper airspace of Kosovo. Our company has gained worldwide recognition and reputation for this outstanding performance.

Currently, we aim to employ experienced ATCOs with a valid licence issued by a European Union authority.

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Your role will be

  • independently manage aircraft in the en-route phase of flight;
  • informing pilots of critical information;
  • keep aircraft at safe separation levels;
  • responding to emergency situations;
  • co-operate and communicate with other colleagues and relevant departments;
  • participate in various development projects on an optional basis.

Conditions of application

  • valid EU ATCO licence for en-route (ACC);
  • EU citizenship;
  • clean criminal record;
  • ability to work independently and proactively;
  • excellent decision-making and communication skills;
  • accuracy, precision;
  • enjoy working in a team.

This is an advantage when applying

  • en-route traffic management experience as a controller;
  • previous knowledge of basic ATC concepts and terminology;


  • dedication and passion for the profession;
  • a sense of responsibility and accuracy;
  • open-mindedness;
  • commitment to learning and career development;
  • adventurous spirit.

What we offer

  • fixed-term and indefinite-term contracts;
  • decent and competitive renumeration package based on experience;
  • professional fulfillment ;
  • licence training;
  • level maintenance simulator trainings;
  • assitance with relocation and administration procedures;
  • company integration training;
  • private healthcare from the second year of employment;
  • a modern and inspiring working environment;
  • possibility to participate in development project;
  • welcoming and helpful team;
  • experience of a lifetime in the great city of Budapest.



  • Budapest, XVIII. district, Igló street 33.

For our wellbeing

  • In-house physician and psychologyst
  • Private healthcare (from the second year)
  • Health promotion programs
  • In-house gym and own sports club to support employees' sports activities
  • Critical Incident Stress Management and Fatigue Risk Management Systems

Beyond the wage

  • Allowance to support costs of living in Hungary, including private traveling costs

Step forward

  • Skills development
  • Vocational and level maintenance trainings

Still not convinced?

Check out the video below! It could be the boost you need to get your application in!


Is the work preceded by a preparatory course?
Of course. Experienced air traffic controllers with a valid EU ATCO licence will be offered a short, dedicated training course.
Can someone apply with an ATCO licence from a non-EU country?
Unfortunately this is not possible.
What length of contract will be offered?
This is a matter of agreement. It often depends on the intentions of the candidate. We support both temporary and permanent employment contracts.
What can we do for your relocation and integration?
HungaroControl will provide relocation agency services such as: assistance with individual administrative tasks related to working in Hungary, assistance with tax returns, cultural and integration trainings, assistance with finding rentals.