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Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(09/22/2022 4:23 PM)
Payroll Staff Accountant     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 65,000 pilots at 40 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Staff Accountant for our office in Tysons (McLean), Virginia.  The Staff Accountant is responsible for the accurate and timely preparation, processing, analysis, and auditing of the Association’s U.S. and Canadian payroll transactions.  They perform calculations of manual adjustments, including special pay runs; reconciliation of complex payroll processing situations; and, taxable-reimbursement processing for member volunteers.  Duties also include the maintenance of established business procedures and internal controls for time and attendance processing, related interfacing with the accounting software system, and close liaison with key stakeholders, including Human Resources, to ensure effective sharing of key information and management of process interdependencies.   On an ongoing basis, they provide support related to payroll for the annual audits of ALPA National, 401(k), and Retiree Health Plans and reconcile all payroll and benefits data posted to general ledger accounts.  They also provide support for third-party audits on Workers’ Compensation premiums and for preparing and filing required regulatory forms including monthly, quarterly, and annual filings with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Department of Commerce, and various state agencies.  Likewise, they prepare monthly payroll journal entries and quarterly 941 reconciliation schedules for interim audit fieldwork.    Travel:  0 - 2%.     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, 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.   Qualifications:   - Bachelor’s degree in relevant area, e.g., Accounting, Business, Finance, or related field, from an accredited college or university required, or the equivalent combination of education and experience. - Three (3) years of related experience, five (5) or more strongly preferred, including direct experience with human capital management solutions, Ceridian Dayforce strongly preferred. At management discretion, additional equivalent experience and/or ALPA experience with proven expertise may be substituted for the above. - Excellent math aptitude; strong analytical and technical skills. - An advanced level of knowledge regarding payroll processing and related activities. - Highly organized self-starter mentality, with ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines with flexibility. - Proficiency with personal computers and Microsoft Word and Excel. - Solid communication and interpersonal skills for effective interaction with all levels of staff and membership. - Must possess strong time management skills; be able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment and transition easily between projects. - Solid interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff, pilots, auditors, and other external contacts. - Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Excel required. - Travel: 0 - 2%.     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 office; 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).  May also include 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 luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)   Relocation Not Provided  Sponsorship not available for this position.       PM19  
Job ID
2022-0043
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(09/22/2022 10:23 AM)
Communications Specialist     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 65,000 pilots at 40 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Communications Specialist for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  The Communication Specialist provides communications support for the advancement of the Association’s collective bargaining goals and other ALPA-wide communications initiatives.  They will work with assigned leaders of the MECs (Master Executive Councils), providing professional support in all areas of communications.  They will also assist non-assigned pilot groups and MECs, as needed, during end-game negotiations, special events, and other matters that require additional resources.    They must exercise excellent organizational and project management skills, take initiative, and ensure that project benchmarks and deadlines are met.  They must also exhibit exceptional writing, problem-solving, consensus-building, and interpersonal skills to establish credibility with pilot leaders and ALPA’s professional staff.  They must have a working knowledge of social media (organic and paid), media relations, advertising (digital, outdoor, and print), video, email, and web support.   Day-to-day, they will help individual pilot groups determine the proper development, packaging, placement, and timing of communications that advance specific MEC goals and assist their colleagues on similar projects as needed.  They will also provide tactical communication support in the areas mentioned above.   Interested applicants are requested to submit online portfolio link(s) showing previous work.    Local travel:  10 - 20%.   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, 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. Minimum Requirements:   - Bachelor’s degree in relevant area, e.g., Communications, English, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, or related field, from an accredited college or university is required, master’s degree or completion of post-graduate courses preferred; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical experience. - Five (5) years of experience in a communications role at ALPA or in an equivalent advocacy and/or communications position elsewhere required. Aviation and/or labor union experience and/or knowledge strongly preferred. - Must be a self-starter with professional maturity and sound judgment, capable of independent decision-making. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff, external contacts, and pilots, with attention to detail when reviewing and editing written materials. - Must possess exceptional time management skills; be able to work independently in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment; and, transition easily between projects. - Ability to effectively interpret and disseminate complex information about aviation safety and security, labor contracts and collective bargaining, and communicate for public understanding strongly preferred. - Possesses the professional demeanor necessary to address issues of the most complex nature, to establish credibility in often-contentious circumstances, and to positively affect members, the media, and other audiences. - Experience planning and implementing social media and PR/education campaigns. - Strong track record in developing, executing, and evolving comprehensive and proactive communications plans, as well as specific programs and campaigns a definite plus. - Able to develop and execute multi-media strategies that build awareness and support for key pilot group initiatives. - Knowledge of ALPA policies, processes, structure, and strategic plans strongly preferred. - Knowledge of desktop publishing, presentation, design, and web content management preferred, with a willingness to learn new software applications to enhance effectiveness. - Software: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint; basic videography, audio, and video editing required; Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator, and InDesign; Vyond desirable.  Sitecore, Evoq and/or HTML a plus.   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 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).  May also include 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 luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)   Relocation not provided.   PM19      
Job ID
2022-0042
Job Locations CA-Montreal
Posted Date 1 month ago(09/06/2022 11:05 AM)
Bilingual Administrative Assistant     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 seeks a Bilingual Administrative Assistant for our Montreal office.  ALPA represents more than 65,000 pilots at 40 airlines in Canada and the United States. The Bilingual Administrative Assistantis responsible for all aspects of the daily operation of the TSC Master Executive Council (MEC) office while providing administrative support to the MEC Officers and committee members to successfully meet MEC goals and objectives.  They translate Association and/or legal documents from English to French and French to English, as needed and/or requested.  They also record meeting notes in English and/or French and coordinate communication for the TSC MEC and the flow of information between the MEC, committees, members, and ALPA National. This position is currently classified as part-time, working twenty-four (24) hours per week, with the potential of being upgraded to full-time status within twelve (12) to eighteen (18) months of hire.  This position is located in our Montréal office - minutes away from Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport and the Place Vertu mall - at 7575 Trans Canada Highway, Saint-Laurent, Quebec, H4T 1V6.  The expected hours of operation for this position are Monday through Thursday from 10am to 4pm.  There may be limited opportunities for episodic telecommute work, depending upon the needs of the TSC MEC.  All equests for telecommuting must be approved in advance by the TSC MEC Chair and/or Supervisor, Outbased Administration.  Travel required:  5 – 15%. 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, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or other protected characteristics, including Aboriginal peoples and visible minorities, as outlined in federal or provincial laws.  We highly value everyone and all are encouraged to apply, including minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities.   Minimum Requirements: - High school diploma (DES) or the equivalent combination of education and experience, Diploma of College Studies (DCS) or equivalent preferred. - One (1) year of related experience, three (3) or more years preferred; or, the equivalent combination of education and experience. - Two (2) or more years of experience translating complex business and/or legal documents from French to English and from English to French. - Legal experience strongly preferred. - Full professional or bilingual fluency for oral and written communications in French and English required; the ability to translate oral and written communications from French to English and English to French is required. - Ability to transcribe, take fast notes, and/or shorthand strongly preferred. - Able to prepare documents and emails without grammatical, spelling, or typographical, errors. - Solid communication and interpersonal skills, as well as diplomacy and tact, to work effectively with all levels of employees, membership, management, and the public. - Software: Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.  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 office and the Greater Montréal 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 travel (locally, nationally, and occasionally internationally).  Also includes 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 ten (10) pounds (lbs.).  Sporadically, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, boxes, cases, and/or files weighing as much as 25 lbs.  While on travel, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)     PM19  
Job ID
2022-0041
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 1 month ago(08/30/2022 3:24 PM)
Project Manager/Supervisor, Application Development   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 65,000 pilots at 40 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Supervisor, Application Development for our office in Tysons (McLean), Virginia.  The Supervisor, Application Development leads a team of application developers focused on delivering web applications and integrations.  They are responsible for managing projects, planning, organizing, leading, and motivating teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering projects that provide exceptional value to the Association.  As such they provide the overall direction across teams and functions to successfully deliver projects.   They effect change at the enterprise level, leading and managing large, complex projects consisting of multiple teams and/or requiring integration where necessary.  At the team level, they perform in a consultative role, putting in place the people, processes, and tools necessary to optimize the efficiency of the project team, coaching team members as needed.  They use their judgment and skill to develop an approach suitable to achieve project goals within existing constraints.  Overall, they provide the appropriate level of planning necessary to provide the optimum balance of project agility and predictability across the Association, frequently in partnership with Communications and other departments.   Success in this position requires strong project management experience and the ability to communicate effectively with technical and executive audiences.  They will have experience leading development efforts with matrixed teams from diverse and/or technical functional areas.  Their people and communication skills with peers and executives are strong and they have demonstrated the ability to multitask on multiple projects in a fast-paced and collaborative team environment.   Travel:  10 - 20%.    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, 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.  Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree in relevant area, e.g., Information Technology, Information Systems Management, Business Administration, or related field, required from an accredited college or university; master's degree preferred; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical experience. - Five (5) years of project management experience required, eight (8) or more years strongly preferred. - Two (2) to three (3) years of experience as a hands-on Project Manager (PM) required. Four (4) or more years strongly preferred. - Experience leading project management efforts within an organization, acting as the PM Subject Matter Expert (SME) for a department or larger organizational unit, with the proven ability to lead software development projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met. - Solid understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC) models as well as expert knowledge of Agile project management principles and practices. - Experience leading teams implementing web applications and system integrations in a .NET environment a definite plus. - .Net development experience a plus. - Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands and multiple tasks concurrently. - Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills - including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building - for effective interaction with contacts, internal and external. - Proven ability to learn business processes quickly and to work well with partners at different levels within the organization. - An ability to work independently in ambiguous situations and relate well to all levels of the Association is required. - Software: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint required.  Experience with project management tools a plus.  Jira issue and project tracking software a definite plus. - Certified Agile Project Manager (Cert.APM™); Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®); or, Certified Scrum Professional (CSP®-SM) a definite plus. - Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)® a plus.    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 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 occasionally internationally).  May also include 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 luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.) Relocation Not Provided.  Sponsorship not available for this position.     PM19    
Job ID
2022-0040
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 1 month ago(08/25/2022 9:35 AM)
Administrative Assistant - Finance and IT     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 65,000 pilots at 40 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an Administrative Assistant for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office. The Finance and IT Administrative Assistant provides administrative services for the Director of Finance and CFO (75%) and the Director of IT (25%), while providing general secretarial and administrative support to the departments.  In general, they coordinate communications and the flow of information between departments and any committees, members, and National Officers, under general supervision and within the limitations of Association and department policy, always maintaining appropriate confidentiality and protecting the confidentiality of sensitive information received in the regular course of their duties.  They also support the Finance Requisition functions, processing requests and ensuring completion of orders, and the Membership Call Center, answering incoming calls from pilots.    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, 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.   Minimum Requirements: - High school diploma required, with some post-secondary education and/or college course work preferred; or, the equivalent combination of education and experience. - Two years of related experience required, four or more years preferred. - Good interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, to work effectively with all levels of contacts, internal and external. - Organized self-starter with ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines with flexibility. - Strong attention to detail. - Able to work flexible schedule on short notice as needed. - Software: Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.   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 office; 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.  May also include occasional bending, stooping, squatting, and/or pushing and pulling or moving, e.g., to pack and/or move shipping case(s).   Occasionally required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, boxes, and files up to twenty-five (25) pounds (lbs.).  Sporadically and/or 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.)      
Job ID
2022-0039
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 2 months ago(08/19/2022 8:25 AM)
Mass Media Relations Specialist     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 65,000 pilots at 40 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Mass Media Relations Specialist for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  The Mass Media Relations Specialist provides traditional and social media relations strategy and execution for Association-wide communication initiatives, applying his or her skills toward the advancement of the Association’s advocacy efforts in Ottawa and Washington and collective bargaining goals with its member pilot groups, as well as other external and internal communications initiatives.  They will work with the media team to support all areas of communications, executing programs and campaigns with earned, owned, and paid media to advance the interests of all members of the Association and of the piloting profession.   They support the social media team for ALPA and assist with syncing day-to-day traditional media relations with digital media, as a routine approach to amplify messaging to reach a wider audience.   Interested applicants are requested to submit online portfolio link(s) showing previous work.    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, 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.  Minimum Requirements:   - Bachelor's degree in relevant area, e.g., Communications, English, Journalism, Marketing, or Public Relations, from an accredited college or university required; or, the equivalent combination of education and experience.  Master’s degree in a communications field is desirable. - Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in a communications role at ALPA or in an equivalent advocacy and/or communications position elsewhere required, five (5) or more years strongly preferred.  Aviation and/or labor union experience and/or knowledge strongly preferred. - Significant media relations and content strategy experience required. - Exceptional writing skills, including the technical writing skills to communicate effectively with pilot groups, Association executives, and the media. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff, external contacts, and pilots, with attention to detail when reviewing and editing written materials. - Must possess exceptional time management skills; be able to work independently in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment; and, transition easily between projects. - Ability to effectively interpret and disseminate complex information for public understanding. - Analytical and problem-solving skills to quickly reduce an issue to its key components and to develop unique media solutions. - Possesses the professional demeanor necessary to address issues of the most complex nature, to establish credibility in often-contentious circumstances, and to positively affect members, the media, and other audiences. - Experience planning and implementing media and PR/education campaigns; proven track record in pitching media and securing story placements. - Track record in developing, executing, and evolving comprehensive and proactive communications plans, as well as specific programs and campaigns, a definite plus. - Must be a self-starter with professional maturity and sound judgment, capable of independent decision-making. - Able to develop and execute social media strategies that build awareness and support for key pilot group initiatives. - Knowledge of ALPA policies, processes, structure, and strategic plans preferred. - Knowledge of desktop publishing, presentation, design, and web content management preferred, with a willingness to learn new software applications to enhance effectiveness. - Software:  Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required; Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, and InDesign desirable.  Sitecore and/or HTML a plus.  Basic audio/video editing also a plus.   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 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 luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)      Relocation Not Provided.   PM19    
Job ID
2022-0038
Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 2 months ago(08/12/2022 9:02 AM)
Benefits Specialist       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 65,000 pilots at 40 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Benefits Specialist for our Seattle, Washington office.  The Benefits Specialist helps to develop and implement the Alaska Airlines (ALA) Master Executive Council’s goals by providing professional and technical support to the Alaska Airlines pilots in the understanding of the Alaska welfare and retirement benefit programs, specifically, Group Life, Health, Dental, Disability, Retirement Plans (both defined benefit and defined contribution plans), and Section 125 Plans.  They also provide continuity by establishing relationships with company representatives, ALPA staff, and outside service providers such as investment managers, trustees, third party administrators (TPAs), insurance brokers, CPAs, actuaries, and claims adjustors.   They provide support to the pilot group concerning their company- and union-sponsored employee benefit programs, including defined benefit pension plan, 401(k), disability, health (medical, dental, vision, and account-based programs), life, and AD&D.  Working with experienced staff in the MEC office and ALPA national office, the Benefits Specialist works closely with and supports the members of the pilot group’s Master Executive Council (MEC) Retirement & Insurance (R&I) Committee, as well as functions as an in-house consultant to other MEC committees in the area of employee benefits, and as a daily contact in the MEC Office for individual pilots, providing information and assistance in the benefits area.    They will develop and conduct regularly scheduled benefits-related seminars for pilots, as well as prepare PowerPoint presentations and strategic communications.  They also work with the company to resolve benefits issues for members.  Because they work with members of the MEC, MEC committees, and other ALPA staff to provide the required benefit consulting expertise for the member or project under consideration, the successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of benefits, current trends and legislation, and will be expected to maintain knowledge in these areas.    Local, national, and international 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, 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.   Minimum Requirements:   - Bachelor's degree in relevant area from an accredited college or university is required; or, the equivalent combination of education and experience. - Five (5) or more years of experience working in employee benefits required, ten (10) or more years strongly preferred. - Working knowledge of the design, operation, and legal requirements of defined benefit plans; 401(k) plans; self-insured disability plans; and, other welfare benefits required. - Working knowledge of laws on benefits and compensation required. - Airline and/or union experience a plus. - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with MEC members, MEC committees, individual members, internal staff, and external contacts. - Experience preparing PowerPoint presentations and other strategic communications. - Experience in developing and planning a project from concept to go-live. - Certification as an Employee Benefits Paralegal or Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) preferred but not required. - Software: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required.    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 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, boxes, and files up to ten (10) pounds (lbs.).  While on travel, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)     Relocation not provided.       PM19      
Job ID
2022-0037
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 3 months ago(07/19/2022 11:35 AM)
Sr. Aviation Writer   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 65,000 pilots at 40 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Senior Technical Writer for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  The Sr. Technical Writer is the primary writer for Air Line Pilot magazine content, which serves as a foundation for most content generated for member and external audience messaging.  They are responsible for researching and writing technical aviation news, advocacy pieces, and speeches that advance the Association’s strategic goals and promote ALPA’s value to its members as well as coordinating with subject matter experts to provide strategic and tactical communications support for Master Executive Councils (MECs). To be successful, they will stay well-informed on technical developments throughout the aviation industry, monitoring the activities of the FAA, NTSB, TC, TSB, TSA, and other government agencies on issues relevant to the membership.  They also report on activities of ALPA’s Air Safety Organization (ASO).   Day-to-day, they draft copy for magazine feature and department articles, as well as content for speeches and public remarks, internal messaging (e.g., FastRead), ALPA’s websites, white papers, fact sheets, video scripts, podcast scripts, infographics, house/paid ads, MEC/LEC publications, and other member outreach, including executive correspondence and action alerts.  Speechwriting includes coordinating across departments and preparing ALPA leadership for various events – both external and internal – such as testimony before Congress or Parliament, aviation industry meetings and panel discussions, Association meetings, and more.   Interpersonal communication skills must include the ability to establish and maintain rapport internally as well as with air carrier flight crews and technical experts while monitoring membership opinions, trends, and events relevant to ALPA’s goals.   They must also be able to manage numerous projects simultaneously.    Interested applicants are requested to submit online portfolio link(s) showing previous work.    Local travel:  10 - 20%, sporadically 30%.   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, 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. Minimum Requirements:   - Bachelor's degree in relevant area, e.g., Journalism, Communications, English, or related field, from an accredited college or university required; master’s degree or completion of post-graduate courses in related field preferred; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical experience. - Five (5) or more years of advocacy communications experience required. - Feature writing, script writing, speech writing, blog writing, social media, and/or public relations strongly preferred. - Aviation experience and/or knowledge strongly preferred. At management discretion, significant and in-depth, directly applicable, experience may be substituted for some of the above requirements. - Extensive writing experience, particularly with technical content and speeches. - Exceptional writing skills, delivering the highest quality copy for multiple projects on time, every time. - Strong strategic judgment and skills necessary to interact with national officers, directors, and committee chairpersons. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff, line pilots, pilot committees, officers, governing bodies, external contacts, and others, as required. - Attention to detail, especially when reviewing and editing. - Extensive knowledge of Association policy, structure, and strategic plans preferred. - Must be a self-starter with professional maturity and sound judgment, capable of independent decision-making. - Must possess exceptional time management skills; be able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment; and, transition easily between projects. - Software: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint required.   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 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 luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)    Relocation Not Provided.   PM19    
Job ID
2022-0035
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 4 months ago(05/24/2022 3:37 PM)
  Organizer/Pilot Group Liaison   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 64,000 pilots at 39 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Organizer/Pilot Group Liaison for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  As an integral part of the Representation team, the Organizer/Pilot Group Liaison serves as the primary contact within the Association for pilots interested in organizing their pilot group to be represented by ALPA.  They manage and maintain contact with interested pilots and pilot groups and provide information concerning these contacts with the Association through regular communication with the Director, Representation, and through periodic meetings of ALPA’s Organizing Task Force for consideration of action by the Association.  In consultation with the Director or their designee, they execute decisions and undertake work to assist in organizing pilots for representation by developing an appropriate campaign; establishing and training volunteers within the group to create an Organizing Committee (OC); coordinating ALPA assistance to the OC; providing information, monitoring, and coordination of organizing communications and events; and, providing assistance, when appropriate, in seeking and conducting a representation election under the auspices of the appropriate government agency.  Following a successful election, they serve as the pilots’ primary contact for information, resource coordination, and assistance within ALPA as the pilot group organizes their own governing structure, within ALPA’s Administrative Manual and Constitution & By-Laws, and establishes a new Master Executive Council (MEC).          Travel (U.S. and Canada):  25 – 50%; sporadically 75%.   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, 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.   Minimum Requirements:   - Bachelor’s degree in relevant area, e.g., Economics, English, or Political Science, from an accredited college or university required; or, the equivalent combination of education and experience. - Ten (10) years prior or related experience in labor organizing and/or acting as a policy advocate. - Five (5) or more years relevant ALPA experience strongly preferred. At management discretion, ALPA experience with proven expertise may be substituted for some of the above. - Demonstrated ability to connect well with people and work successfully in member-driven and non-hierarchical organizations. - Record of success in moving grassroots initiatives forward a strong plus. - Knowledge of the aviation industry and organizing issues and strategies preferred. - Software: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint required.   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 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).  May also include 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 luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)   Relocation Not Provided.      
Job ID
2022-0027
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(09/19/2022 7:24 AM)
  Attorney   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 65,000 pilots at 40 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an Attorney for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  This Attorney will serve as an integral member of the legal team providing legal representation and advice to ALPA, its officers, committees, governing bodies, and members.  Reporting to the Sr. Managing Attorney of the Legal Department, the successful candidate will represent the Association in federal and state court litigation at the trial and appellate levels, at administrative agencies, and in arbitration.  The position requires a significant degree of competence in the substantive and procedural aspects of such litigation.     This attorney will also provide legal advice and counsel to pilot leaders at all levels of the Association including National Officers, Master Executive Councils (MECs), Local Executive Councils (LECs), ALPA Committees, and Governing Bodies.  This advice includes a wide range of legal matters in various areas of legal expertise:  labor law, especially the Railway Labor Act, the Landrum-Griffin Act, and various other employment statutes and regulations.  The attorney may be called on to also provide advice on questions of Association policy.   Local, national, and international travel:  20 - 40%.   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, 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. Minimum Requirements:   - Juris Doctor (JD) from an approved school of law required. A record of excellent academic achievement reflected in law review or equivalent recognition strongly preferred. - Member in good standing of the Bar. - Five (5) years of related experience in labor relations practice, twelve (12) or more years preferred. At management discretion, significant and in-depth, directly applicable, labor, litigation or other relevant experience may be substituted for some of the above requirements - Judicial clerkship or other relevant government experience strongly preferred. - Excellent, demonstrated analytical and oral advocacy skills required. - Comprehensive knowledge of labor law, especially the Railway Labor Act, required. - Current knowledge and experience in federal and state court litigation and arbitration/mediation required. - Demonstrated ability to organize and coordinate long-term endeavors. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff, external contacts, and pilots. - Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment to formulate decisions and/or solve problems, under time pressure and urgent conditions. - Experience using online legal research, Westlaw or the equivalent, preferred. - Software: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint preferred.     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 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 luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)     Relocation not provided.        PM19
Job ID
2022-0025