Vista Global

Tactical Controller, Ohio

Requisition ID
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Work Base
Onsite / Office
Operational Control Center (OCC)
Vista America

Job Profile

Join our team as a Tactical Controller in Columbus, OHAs a Tactical Controller, you'll take charge of the Tactical Phase of flights - from the very start to the completion of post-flight operations. Your role will include full overview of the fleet on a Tactical level by adhering to the required procedures. Rotating schedule - 10 hours each shift, 4 days on, 4 days off.  


Vista has a global reach with operational hubs across the globe and an expert workforce of over 4,000 aviation professionals. Vista's fast-paced growth and its relationship with the best partner operators open the door to lifelong career opportunities across the group - to create the best service in business aviation, in every region in the world. 


Your Responsibilities 

  • Updating and maintaining the daily tactical log 
  • Exercise Movement Control and Flight Tracking with precision 
  • Handle irregular operations swiftly, communicating delays, diversions, last-minute changes and other potential schedule disruptions 
  • Monitor crew briefing acknowledgements and making crew activations / wake-up calls as applicable by relevant AOC`s procedures 
  • Monitor ATFM restrictions and Flight re-routing 
  • Manage Ground arrangements and permits crucial to the day's flight, inlcuding close-out messages and ETA updates to CBP 
  • ATS FPL management and weather monitoring  


Required Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university with a course of study/major in business, aviation, or operations management; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate at all levels of an organization 
  • Familiarity with FAA regulations pertaining to Part 91, 121, 125 or 135 airline operations preferred 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products and aptitude to learn customized company software programs 
  • Knowledge of core job competencies including, but not limited to, flight planning, international operations, weather, and ATC 


  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • 401k program with company matching and no vesting period.
  • Paid Time Off
  • Life Insurance and Long/Short term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Career progression 

Embark on an exciting journey and be part of a distinguished team at the forefront of innovation in business aviation. 


The affiliated operating partners of Vista are equal employment opportunity employers. The affiliated operating partners of Vista do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. The affiliated operating partners of Vista also prohibit harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.



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