Work Opportunities

Seasonal Positions Available at the National Flight Academy

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‘AM Chief’, ‘PM Chief’, ‘Weekend Chief’, ‘Night Chief’
Description: The National Flight Academy (NFA) is seeking college students to serve in the capacity of ‘camp counselor’ at an aviation based STEM camp! The position requires role play as a U.S. Navy Chief aboard the simulated aircraft carrier at the NFA on Naval Air Station Pensacola. Chiefs will serve as mentors and counselors to NFA program attendees. The position is responsible for supervising groups (squadrons) of 12 youth attendees on average and other duties as assigned. Read More


Hangar Bay Chief
Description:The Hangar Bay Chief be responsible for low-level troubleshooting of hardware and software problems in the Hangar Bay, joining multiplayer sessions, and assisting students with in program objectives. Any problems suspected to be beyond the Hangar Bay Chief or outside of their expertise will be reported to the Hangar Bay Technician on duty. Read More


Facilitator 1, Intelligence Officer (IO), JIC Instructor
Description: Facilitators will serve as a lead instructor in a classroom setting for the National Flight Academy (NFA). This position will require roleplay as a US Naval Intelligence Officer (IO) in the Joint Intelligence Center (JIC). The IO will be responsible for the presentation of the classroom portion of each mission to include mission and flight planning and other duties as assigned. The IO will work with an average of 36 students in 3 rotations of 12 students several times a day. The IO will give a brief lecture on the topic of the mission and bound a specific problem or mission for the students to solve or plan for. The remainder of each rotation will be utilized to assist the students in completing the assigned tasks at the group and individual level.
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Facilitator 2, Operations Officer (OpsO), JOC Instructor
Description: JOC Facilitators will serve as the Operations Officer in simulated mission settings for the National Flight Academy (NFA). This position will require roleplay as a US Naval Operations Officer (OpsO) in the Joint Operations Center (JOC). The OpsO will be responsible for preflight briefs, overseeing each simulated mission in real time, and other duties as assigned. The OpsO will work with an average of 36 students in 3 rotations of 12 students several times a day. Each mission will be precluded by a mission briefing and then monitored via radar control in the JOC. The OpsO will facilitate each mission, from briefing and aircraft assignment through the end of the assigned mission time. OpsO will be responsible for assisting the students with communications protocol and inflight navigation along with completing assigned mission objectives.
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