The VATSIM Hit Squad is a team of long-standing members who go into developing VATSIM regions to help them get started. You can read more about the Hit Squad here.
The Executive Committee is seeking to re-invigorate and revitalize the Hit Squad. The Hit Squad will now be administered by the Executive Committee. As part of this process the E.C. welcomes applications from suitable candidates to take on the new role of Hit Squad Coordinator.
The Coordinator will answer directly to a sub-committee of the EC established to oversee the operations of the Hit Squad.
The Coordinator will be required to oversee the day to day operations of the Hit Squad and to co-ordinate the various activities of the squad, when it is deployed. The Team Leader will also be involved in choosing new members of the Hit Squad. The Hit Squad will require a broad membership of individuals with a variety of skills including, but not limited to:
• Facilitate staffing of unfamiliar airspace, with minimal lead time
• Division Revitalization
o Sector file development
o Project management
o Website development
o Training material development
o Leadership selection
o Establish goals
• Other responsibilities as set forth by the E.C.
The Team Leader will need to demonstrate significant experience in at least one of these areas, wider experience is obviously favored. Other members of squad will be appointed after the Team Leader has been appointed, and expressions of interest from existing Hit Squad members, as well as potential new members will then be sought.
The candidate must hold a rating of C1 or higher, have been an active member of the network for at least three years, have had a regular online presence in the past twelve months, and have a clean CERT record. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will be required to spend a minimum of 5 hours per week and be readily available via E-Mail and other communication methods, sometime at short-notice.