Our staff is our most important asset

A committed employer

Because we are ultimately responsible for the safety of people, skyguide employees are a highly-skilled, highly-trained and highly-motivated team. We operate at 14 locations in Switzerland and ensure the maintenance of some 240 installations throughout the country.

Under mandate from the Swiss Confederation, we fulfill a public-service function. As a high reliability organisation, skyguide demands a lot from its staff, but also offers fascinating tasks and attractive working conditions. We are one of the large employers in Switzerland and are held in high regard for our professional competence and spirit of innovation.

All this is the basis of the high loyalty of our workforce. The average seniority at skyguide is almost 12 years. We are committed to producing and retaining outstanding employees. Each year, we invest about 30 million Swiss francs – and a lot of passion – in the next generation of operations experts and for ongoing training of staff.

Social responsibility

We cultivate a dialogue between the company and the six staff associations, and constantly strive to enhance conditions of employment. All permanent staff are provided with collective labour agreements, regularly renegotiated, and enjoy generous contributions to their pension fund.
Over 35 nationalities are represented at skyguide, contributing to our cultural diversity. Women enjoy equal rights and opportunities in all areas and posts in the company. We welcome applications of individuals from all cultural and social backgrounds.

A broad range of career opportunities

There are over 80 professions at skyguide in domains such as:

  • civil and military air traffic control
  • air defense
  • aeronautical information
  • airspace and procedure design
  • installation and maintenance of technical facilities
  • IT
  • projects and development
  • training
  • financial, administrative and human resources
    We also offer internships in many of these domains.


Fuel Dump over French Alps


Fuel dump over southern Germany and Switzerland


Flight trials aiming to optimize the early morning arrival wave at Zurich Airport kick started


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Cité métiers Palexpo Genève


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