Competencies : At least 2 years of AREA experience or 5 years of APPROACH experience at busy facilities. Control Air Traffic Manage and control air traffic within UAE FIR safely. Manage air traffic flow as required to avoid congestion in or beyond UAE FIR. Manage high workloads and stress, in particular dealing with emergencies and unusual circumstances. Communicate instructions to pilots clearly to manage and control air traffic. Co-ordinate with external agencies when required and in a timely manner. Report Incidents Report failures, conditions and procedures likely to constitute a risk to safety and/or regularity. Report incidents and abnormal occurrences to the ATC Watch Supervisor. Support Development Participate on an ad hoc basis in simulation exercises and development of procedures and airspace restructuring. Participate on an ad hoc basis in configuration testing and commissioning of new or upgraded ATC systems. Perform other duties related to ANS commensurate with position. Maintain Proficiency Complete competency examinations in both theoretical knowledge and practical performance at regular intervals as determined by the GCAA. Maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of all relevant ICAO documents – in particular Annex 2, Annex 11, Doc 4444, Doc 7030, UAE AIP and Local ATS Instructions (LATSI) for the Emirates ACC. Maintain a thorough operational knowledge and understanding of the equipment and systems used for the provision of Air Traffic Services in the UAE FIR. Obtain, through pre-watch briefing, relevant information concerning internal and external conditions affecting traffic operating within UAE FIR. Develop Staff Perform on the job training of trainee ATCOs and ATC Cadets when suitably qualified. Complete progress reports on trainee ATCOs and discuss the contents with the trainees and management.