Bilingual Labour Relations Counsel
The Air Line Pilots Association, International, the largest airline pilot union in the world and the largest non-governmental aviation safety organization in the world (representing over 57,000 pilots at 33 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Bilingual Labour Relations Counsel for our Toronto office, located in Etobicoke. Under minimal direct supervision and within the limitations of Association policy, the Bilingual Labour Relations Counsel provides assistance to pilot governing bodies and to individual members on all subjects that affect their employment. Using a thorough understanding of applicable laws and comprehensive experience in Association policies and procedures, s/he handles an extensive range of complex labor relations assignments, often on short notice.
S/he provides staff assistance in all phases of negotiating agreements, functions as a project manager and coordinates activities during negotiations, and manages the contractual dispute resolution system (cases range in difficulty but can involve complex disciplinary matters and significant work rule problems). S/he uses independent judgment and responsibility in administering contracts which often involves secondary negotiations and dispute resolution; provides day-to-day assistance to pilot governing bodies and their committee structures; manages work related situations involving government action against or on behalf of pilots; and, actively listens, builds trust, and adapts his/her style and tactics to fit the audience. Travel, significant and, at times, on short notice is required.
Travel required: 50 – 75%.
Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Note: The physical demands described herein are characteristic of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential physical activities of this position described below.
Constantly operates a computer/smartphone/tablet. Regularly required to maintain a stationary position, move about the office and the local metropolitan area, determine what others have said or written, and converse with others and exchange accurate information.
Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, and move about the office and travel (locally, nationally, and internationally). Also includes occasional bending, stooping, squatting, and/or pushing and pulling or moving, e.g., to pack, unpack, and/or move cases.
Occasionally required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, books, boxes, and files up to ten (10) pounds (lbs.). While on travel, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, boxes, cases, and/or files weighing as much as 50 lbs. (Assistance may not always be available.)
ALPA offers competitive salaries with enhanced benefits, including:
Relocation Not Provided.