Receiving & Distribution Coordinator

Location US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 1 month ago(05/17/2024 12:15 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Experience (Years)
Administrative/Clerical - Administrative Assistant

External Description


Receiving & Distribution Coordinator


 The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), the largest airline pilot union in the world and the largest non-governmental aviation safety organization in the world (representing over 77,000 pilots at 41 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks a Receiving & Distribution Coordinator for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  The Receiving & Distribution Coordinator is responsible for the distribution of Association department mail, FedEx/UPS shipping, receiving, and distribution services for the Association’s national offices.  They may also provide support to facilities and purchasing teams.  Must be able to lift and move packages and boxes up to one hundred (100) pounds.


Local travel:  5 - 10%.


ALPA is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in a safe workplace. We prohibit discrimination, harassment and harmful behavior of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, caste, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or other protected characteristics as outlined in federal or provincial laws.  We highly value everyone and all are encouraged to apply, including minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

ALPA is a member-driven, staff supported, union with two internal professional unions.


Minimum Requirements:


  • High school diploma, or equivalent combination of education and experience, is required.
  • Three (3) years of related experience is required.
  • Previous customer service experience preferred.
  • Software: Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with the requirements of the U.S. Postal Service and overnight shipping vendors, including filing insurance claims through USPS, FedEx, and UPS.
  • Have a general understanding of the language/terms used in shipping logistics.
  • Basic knowledge of NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) regarding customs duties and taxes.
  • Able to adapt to continuous changes in domestic/international shipping regulations.
  • Able to work in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Solid customer service and communications skills.
  • Basic computer skills in a Windows environment.
  • General building maintenance familiarity.
  • Must provide a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and a safe driving record for a minimum of two years. A recent copy of DMV record required (before the start date, if offered the position).   


Physical Demands:


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 building and the local metropolitan area, determine what others have said or written, and frequently converse with others and exchange accurate information.

Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, and move about the office and the local metropolitan area.  May also include occasional bending, stooping, squatting, and/or pushing and pulling or moving, e.g., to pack, unpack, and/or move cases.

Required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, books, boxes, and files up to one hundred (100) pounds (lbs.).  May be responsible for moving, raising, reaching, and/or retrieving binders, boxes, cases, and/or files. (Assistance may not always be available.)


ALPA offers competitive salaries with terrific benefits, including:


  • 401k Plan with Non-Elective Employer Contribution of 13% after 180 days of employment.  No employee contribution required!  The plan includes a Roth option and 4-year vesting schedule.
  • Generous health care benefits on day one – PPO, Kaiser (where available), and a High Deductible Health Plan which includes coverage for medical, dental, and vision benefits for employee, spouse, and/or dependent children;
  • 27 days paid vacation and holidays per year plus 2 volunteer days per year;
  • Generous sick and bereavement leave;
  • Competitive parental leave;
  • Company-paid premiums for disability and life insurance;
  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings accounts;
  • Retiree health plan;
  • Education Assistance Program; and,
  • Optional benefits including pet insurance, excess life insurance, legal plan, and qualified transportation fringe benefits, where available.


PROJECTED ANNUAL SALARY RANGE:  $49.816.00 –$67.028.00

Relocation not provided.

Sponsorship not available for this position. 




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