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Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
Posted Date 3 days ago(06/11/2021 9:57 AM)
   Senior Labor Relations Counsel   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 59,000 pilots at 35 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Senior Labor Relations Counsel for our office in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Under minimal direct supervision and within the limitations of Association policy, the Senior Labor Relations Counsel provides assistance to pilot governing bodies and to individual members on all subjects that affect their employment.  They use thorough understanding of applicable laws and comprehensive experience in Association policies and procedures to handle an extensive range of complex labor relations assignments, often on short notice, and function as a labor relations professional.  They also provide staff assistance in all phases of negotiating agreements; coordinate all activities during negotiations while concurrently maintaining communication with all interested parties; monitor and administer contracts; manage FAA actions against individual pilots; prepare summaries of NTSB Accident/Incident hearings; handle all case management functions; and, will work on national projects in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.  They actively listen, build trust, and adapt their style and tactics to fit the audience.  Travel, significant and, at times, on short notice is required.  Must be flexible and mobile - sometimes on short notice - based on meeting calendars, projects, and support demands.   At times, issues may be time-sensitive and of critical importance to the Association and Association issues.  Working in coordination with other departments and committees, they will be relied upon to make recommendations regarding the strategy and actions that should be taken in each situation.    Travel required:  usually 10 – 25%; sporadically 50 – 75%.   Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.   Minimum Requirements:   - Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Law (LLM), or similar advanced degree from an approved school of law required. - Member in good standing of the Bar. - Fifteen (15) years of related experience in labor law and litigation required, twenty (20) or more years strongly preferred. Aviation and/or labor law experience preferred.  At management discretion, significant and in-depth, directly applicable, labor negotiation experience may be substituted for some of the above requirements.  - Experience in collective bargaining and grievance arbitration preferred. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff; external contacts; senior legal and aviation professionals; and, pilots. - Demonstrated ability to think strategically and to organize and coordinate tactics for long-term objectives. - Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment to formulate decisions and/or solve problems, under time pressure and urgent conditions. - Knowledge of the Railway Labor Act (RLA) and Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) preferred. - Demonstrated ability to organize and coordinate mid- and long-term endeavors. - Experience using online legal research, Westlaw or the equivalent, preferred. - Software: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, 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 and the local metropolitan area, determine what others have said or written, and converse with others and exchange accurate information, including courtrooms.   Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, and move about the office and travel (locally, nationally, and, infrequently, 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
2021-0018
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(05/21/2021 11:57 AM)
  Aviation Security 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 59,000 pilots at 35 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experiencedAviation Security Specialist for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  The Aviation Security Specialist provides project coordination and subject matter expertise and analysis in support of the activities, programs, and security initiatives of the Association, including cybersecurity and counter-UAS initiatives. They coordinate with and act as liaison between ALPA and appropriate government agencies, law enforcement entities, and the aviation industry; assist in the development and support of training programs to train ALPA representatives performing security work on behalf of the Association; create and expand their network of government and industry contacts; and, develop communications to membership, government, and industry groups on a wide variety of security-related and other issues, as needed, in coordination with relevant Association leadership, Master Executive Council (MEC) representatives, committee representatives, and National Officers.   They represent ALPA to government agencies such as the Transportation Security Administration; Department of Homeland Security; Federal Aviation Administration; Department of Justice; Transport Canada; Canadian Air Transport Security Authority; state and local law enforcement agencies; and, with airline security directors, airport security directors, and others.  They work with the ALPA Aviation Security Chair, Director of Security-Canada, and members of the Air Safety Organization (ASO) security structure, plus other components of the ASO, as needed, to plan and implement the Association’s security policy and goals; assist MEC Security Coordinators with issues pertinent to their respective companies and specific situations; work as needed with ALPA’s National Officers, staff, leadership, and members to implement Association positions and policies; and, exercise independent judgment and initiative to recommend meetings, programs, and efforts that further the Association’s security-related goals.   Local, national, and international travel:  10 - 25%.   Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Minimum Requirements:   - Bachelor's degree in relevant area, e.g., criminal justice, law enforcement, aviation, cybersecurity, counter-UAS or other related discipline, from an accredited college or university; or, the equivalent combination of education and technical experience. - Minimum three (3) years of relevant aviation industry experience in areas related to security analysis, law enforcement, airline corporate security, cybersecurity, counter-UAS and/or airport security required, five (5) or more years strongly preferred. - Security Clearance is a plus. - In depth knowledge and understanding of the TSA’s Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC), its membership, and the working process would be extremely valuable. - Experience and familiarization with other advisory committees, including Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee (ARAC), the Canadian Aviation Regulation Advisory Council (CARAC), and Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) strongly preferred. - Experience working with aviation industry security representatives and knowledge of their roles within the aviation industry a plus. - Must be a self-starter with professional maturity and sound judgment, capable of independent decision-making and to be proactive in identifying and responding to issues and problems. - Must possess exceptional time management skills; be able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment; and, transition easily between projects. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff, external contacts, and pilots. - Exhibits ability to work effectively and independently without close supervision, alone or on a team. - Pilot’s license is a plus. - Legislative affairs experience a plus. - Software: Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, 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 and/or nationally).  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
2021-0017
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(05/18/2021 1:53 PM)
Senior Aviation Labor & Employment 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 59,000 pilots at 35 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks a Senior Attorney for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office. Under minimal supervision, the Senior Attorneyprovides legal representation and advice to ALPA, its officers, committees, governing bodies, and members.  They represent the Association in federal and state court litigation at the trial and appellate levels, at administrative agencies, and in arbitration.  The position requires competence in the substantive and procedural aspects of such litigation.     They provide legal advice and counsel to pilot leaders at all levels of the Association including National Officers, Master Executive Councils (MECs), ALPA Committees, and Governing Bodies.  This advice includes a wide range of legal matters in diverse areas of legal expertise including labor law, especially the Railway Labor Act (RLA) and the Landrum-Griffin Act; various employment discrimination laws; and, the federal aviation statutes.  They will also provide advice on questions of Association policy and governance.   At times, issues may be time-sensitive and of critical importance to the Association.  Working in coordination with other departments and committees, they will be relied upon to make recommendations regarding the actions that should be taken in each situation.  Travel, at times on short notice, is required.               Travel (local, national, and international):  20 - 40%.   Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.   Minimum Requirements: - Juris Doctor (JD) from an approved school of law required. A record of outstanding academic achievement reflected in law review or equivalent recognition strongly preferred. - Member in good standing of the Bar. - Twenty (20) years of related experience in labor and/or aviation law practice and litigation, with principal client responsibility, required. At management discretion, significant and in-depth, directly applicable, RLA, labor, and/or litigation experience may be substituted for some of the above requirements.   - Superior, demonstrated analytical and oral advocacy skills required. - Comprehensive, long-term, demonstrated knowledge of labor law, internal union dynamics, and/or aviation law required. - Current knowledge of and experience in federal and state court litigation and arbitration/mediation required. - Judicial clerkship and/or other relevant government experience strongly preferred. - Demonstrated long-term labor law expertise, including and especially the Railway Labor Act and the Landrum-Griffin Act, required; long-term experience in airline labor law and relations strongly preferred. - Knowledge of aviation statutes and administrative proceedings preferred. - Demonstrated ability to organize and coordinate multiple long-term endeavors. - Outstanding 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. - Consequential bar-related activities a plus. - Extensive experience using online legal research, Westlaw or the equivalent, preferred. - Software: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint preferred. - Able to work flexible schedule on short notice as needed.     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 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.    Occasionally required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, boxes, and files up to ten (10) pounds (lbs.).  Sporadically and/or while on travel, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve boxes and/or luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)   Relocation Not Provided.      
Job ID
2021-0016
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 1 month ago(05/14/2021 10:12 AM)
  Executive Assistant to the General Manager   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 59,000 pilots at 35 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an Executive Assistant for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office. The Executive Assistant to the General Managerserves as the primary point of contact for internal and external contacts and is responsible for completing a broad variety of administrative assignments facilitating the General Manager’s ability to lead effectively including, assisting with special projects; designing and producing complex documents, reports, and presentations; collecting and preparing information for meetings with staff and outside parties; maintaining agreements and legal contracts; and, ensuring the effective running of the General Manager's daily schedule and preparation for events on the calendar in a discreet, timely, and efficient manner.  As the General Manager leads ten departments with more than 300 staff members as well as MEC/LEC and Representation offices across North America, the Executive Assistant will be responsible for all aspects of the General Manager’s administrative workflow, including processing the appropriate paperwork and scheduling appointments, as appropriate, for budgeting, procurement, staffing, recruitment, and onboarding of new employees; developing and maintaining office procedures; and, other related functions.  They assist Association leadership in performing the roles of governance and policy development, liaising with ALPA members, and supporting and coordinating activities associated with numerous government and non-government agencies, airlines, associations, and Association offices.  Through their work for the General Manager they support the Association’s business operations, including personnel functions; project, resource, and risk management, as well as the Kitty Hawk Insurance Company; governing bodies; pilot groups; committees; and, task forces.  Success in this position requires the ability to manage the big picture while also keeping track of the details in a professional manner.   Travel:  2 - 5%.   Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.   Minimum Requirements: - High School graduate or equivalent plus two years in a college or business school or equivalent experience with an aviation or advocacy organization. - Four (4) years related experience required, six (6) or more years in a high-level administrative position strongly preferred. - Strong customer service skills required. - Comprehensive understanding of the role and purpose of the Association strongly preferred. - Experience with legal contracts and agreements preferred. - Keen attention to detail while working in a constantly changing environment. - Solid interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with all levels of contacts, internal and external. - Accurate proof reading required. - Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently, without close supervision, and provide appropriate solutions to various issues as they arise. - Demonstrated ability to work as an integral part of a team. - Ability to learn new technologies and applications quickly. - Software: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint required. - Accurate word processing speed of 50 wpm required, 60+wpm strongly preferred. - Able to work flexible schedule on short notice as needed.     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 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.    Occasionally required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, boxes, and files up to ten (10) pounds (lbs.).  Sporadically and/or while on travel, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve luggage and/or boxes weighing as much as 50 lbs. (Assistance may not always be available.)   The Air Line Pilots Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   Relocation not provided.   PM19  
Job ID
2021-0015
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 2 months ago(04/29/2021 12:07 PM)
Front-End Developer     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 59,000 pilots at 35 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks a Front-End Developer for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  The Front-End Developer is a creative problem solver who translates designs into engaging digital experiences.  They will bridge the gap between graphic design and technical implementation, take an active role in both defining how websites and applications look as well as how they function.  They will work closely with design and technical staff through all stages of product creation and production, while exhibiting a strong knowledge of coding and UI/UX design.  They code and create front-end elements of ALPA applications and websites to ensure seamless user experience across platforms.   They utilize and ensure compliance with departmental and Association development, application, and data policies and procedures; collaborate with colleagues in other departments frequently; and, advise management regarding changes to standards and policies.   This position requires an excellent communicator who is highly organized and detail-oriented who consistently innovates while showing creativity and understanding the digital goals of the Association.    Local and National Travel: 5 - 10%.   Interested applicants will be requested to submit online portfolio link(s) showing previous work.     Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.   Minimum Requirements:   - Bachelor's degree in relevant area, e.g., Computer Science, IT, Web Applications, or related field, from an accredited college or university required; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical experience. - Four (4) years of experience required, five (5) or more years strongly preferred. Additional applicable experience may be substituted for the academic requirement. - Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript; client-side scripting; and, jQuery. - Ability to use Google Analytics and performance metrics to influence development decisions. - Able to work flexible schedule as needed. - Knowledge of image editing tools, able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on images. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with all levels of contacts, internal and external. - Must be a self-starter with professional maturity and sound judgement, capable of independent decision-making as well as team collaboration. - Must possess exceptional time management skills; be able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment; and, transition easily between projects. - Experience using CMS, advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, preprocessing platforms, version control, cross-browser compatibility/development, and APIs are all a plus. - Ability to write documentation for internal use. - Experience in end-user security administration helpful. - Working knowledge of Intranet/Internet application development. - Experience in or awareness of priorities of labor unions, professional associations, or advocacy organizations a plus. - Software: Adobe CS, Jira, or other project management tools; Microsoft Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint requires.     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 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.           
Job ID
2021-0014
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 2 months ago(04/21/2021 3:59 PM)
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 59,000 pilots at 35 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Benefits Specialist for our office in Tysons (McLean), Virginia.  The Benefits Specialist works collaboratively with the Association’s Lead Benefits Specialist, Benefits Attorneys, and other members of the Retirement & Insurance (R&I) team in providing assistance to pilot governing bodies on all subjects that affect their employee benefits program(s), particularly group life, health, dental, disability and Section 125 plans. The Benefits Specialist provides technical support on benefit issues to the R&I staff and pilot representatives; has familiarity with summary plan descriptions and other benefit plan documents; familiarity with ERISA and the tax code; drafts and reviews benefit-related communications for Master Executive Committee (MEC) publications; prepares quarterly R&I newsletters for distribution; assists in the preparation of retirement, insurance, and welfare benefit proposals for negotiations; participates in the training of R&I pilot committee members by preparing and giving presentations at benefits training events and various R&I seminars; provides technical assistance to Labor Relations Counsels; and may act as an in-house consultant on benefit-related matters. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of employee benefits, current trends and legislation, and will be expected to remain current in these areas.   Local, national, and international travel:  10 – 20%.   Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.     Minimum Requirements:   - Bachelor's degree in relevant area, e.g., Business, Human Resources, Pre-Law, or related field, from an accredited college or university is required; or, the equivalent combination of education and experience. - Five (5) years of experience working in employee benefits required, more strongly preferred. At management discretion, applicable experience may be substituted for some of the above requirements.    - Working knowledge of the design and operation of retirement and welfare benefits required. - Working knowledge of legal requirements applicable to retirement and welfare benefits (e.g., ERISA, ACA, FMLA, HIPAA, and Internal Revenue Code) required. - Ability to interpret benefit laws, policies, and processes. - Airline and/or union experience a plus. - Strong communication and interpersonal skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with MEC members, MEC committees, individual members, internal staff, and external contacts. - Demonstrated ability working as an integral part of a team. - Certification as an Employee Benefits Paralegal or Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) preferred but not required. - PHR and/or SPHR SHRM certifications a plus. - Software: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, 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
2021-0011
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 3 months ago(03/03/2021 11:37 AM)
  Sr. Labor Relations Counsel      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 59,000 pilots at 35 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks a Senior Labor Relations Counsel to represent more than 12,000 United pilots for our Rosemont, IL office. Under minimal direct supervision and within the limitations of Association policy, the Senior Labor Relations Counsel, provides assistance to pilot governing bodies and to individual members on all subjects that affect their employment.  They use thorough understanding of applicable laws and comprehensive experience in Association policies and procedures to handle an extensive range of complex labor relations assignments, often on short notice, and function as a labor relations professional.  They also provide staff assistance in all phases of negotiating agreements; coordinate all activities during negotiations while concurrently maintaining communication with all interested parties; monitor and administer contracts; manage FAA actions against individual pilots; prepare summaries of NTSB Accident/Incident hearings; handle all case management functions; and, will work on national projects in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.  They actively listen, build trust, and adapt their style and tactics to fit the audience.  Travel, significant and, at times, on short notice is required.  Must be flexible and mobile - sometimes on short notice - based on meeting calendars, projects, and support demands.   At times, issues may be time-sensitive and of critical importance to the Association.  Working in coordination with other departments and committees, they will be relied upon to make recommendations regarding the strategy and actions that should be taken in each situation.    Travel required:  usually 10 - 25%; sporadically 50 – 75%.   Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.   Minimum Requirements:   - Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Law (LLM), or similar advanced degree from an approved school of law required. - Member in good standing of the Bar. - Fifteen (15) years of related experience in labor law and litigation required, twenty (20) or more years strongly preferred. Aviation and/or labor law experience preferred.  At management discretion, significant and in-depth, directly applicable, labor negotiation experience may be substituted for some of the above requirements.  - Experience in collective bargaining and grievance arbitration preferred. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff; external contacts; senior legal and aviation professionals; and, pilots. - Demonstrated ability to think strategically and to organize and coordinate tactics for long-term objectives. - Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment to formulate decisions and/or solve problems, under time pressure and urgent conditions. - Knowledge of the Railway Labor Act (RLA) and Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) preferred. - Demonstrated ability to organize and coordinate mid- and long-term endeavors. - Experience using online legal research, Westlaw or the equivalent, preferred. - Software: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, 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 and the local metropolitan area, determine what others have said or written, and converse with others and exchange accurate information, including courtrooms.   Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, and move about the office and travel (locally, nationally, and, infrequently, 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.          
Job ID
2021-0009
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(05/21/2021 10:59 AM)
  Aviation Safety Staff Engineer (Design, Certification, and Operations)    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 59,000 pilots at 35 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experiencedStaff Engineer for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  The Staff Engineer provides staff coordination and liaison with government, industry, and professional stakeholders on behalf of the Air Safety Organization and other Association committees, MECs, and National Officers, as assigned by the department Director or Manager.  They provide coordination and technical support to the Air Safety Organization, accident and incident investigations, FAA/TC pilot certificate enforcement action cases, and other safety investigations in the areas of aircraft design, manufacturing, and maintenance.  Their specific focus is in the areas of aircraft design, certification, operations specifications, and maintenance.  Additionally, there is an emerging focus on new aircraft types including supersonic aircraft, remotely piloted aircraft, spacecraft, and the like.  The Staff Engineer effectively represents the Association and the department, interacting with government and industry safety officials on a routine basis.  They are also routinely tasked to use their engineering training and experience to analyze internal and external airworthiness and certification related data, to identify trends and develop potential safety risk mitigation strategies. In coordination with relevant committees and staff members, they develop and coordinate written communications to membership, government, and industry groups outlining ALPA positions on a wide variety of operational safety issues.   Local, national, and international travel:  20 - 40%.   Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Minimum Requirements:   - Bachelor's degree in relevant area, e.g., Aerospace Engineering, Aviation Science, or other related discipline, from an accredited college or university required; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical aviation experience. Additional applicable aviation experience may be substituted for the academic requirement.  - Three (3) years of related experience in the aviation industry, five (5) or more strongly preferred. - Special expertise in U.S. and Canadian Aviation Regulations (FARs and CARs), national and international aviation standards, and aircraft design standards required. - Familiarization with and participation in Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee (ARAC), the Canadian Aviation Regulation Advisory Council (CARAC), and Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) processes is required. - A pilot’s license with an instrument rating and/or special knowledge or applicable expertise in the aviation industry strongly preferred. Experience in aircraft design and operations may be substituted for the pilot’s license.   - FAA Airframe and Powerplant certification (A&P license) and/or equivalent experience with maintenance and/or large aircraft manufacturing preferred. - Experience with NTSB and/or TSB accident investigation processes preferred. - Strong technical writing and public speaking skills required. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with all levels of contacts, internal and external. - Must be a self-starter with professional maturity and sound judgment, capable of independent decision-making and to be proactive in identifying and responding to issues and problems. - 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, Outlook, Excel, 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 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 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
2021-0006
Job Locations US-NY-Rockville Centre | US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 2 months ago(04/27/2021 3:52 PM)
Benefits Specialist   (This position is available in either Rockville Centre, New York or Tysons, Virginia.)   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 59,000 pilots at 35 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Benefits Specialist for our office in Rockville Centre, New York or Tysons (McLean), Virginia.  The Benefits Specialist helps to develop and implement the JetBlue Airways (JBU) Master Executive Council’s goals by providing professional and technical support to the JetBlue pilots in the understanding of the JetBlue welfare and retirement benefit programs, specifically, Group Life, Health, Dental, Disability, Retirement 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 401(k), disability, health (medical, dental, vision, and account-based programs), life, and AD&D.  They work closely with and support the members of the pilot group’s Master Executive Council (MEC) Retirement & Insurance (R&I) Committee, as well as function 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.  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:  20 – 25%.   Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.   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 and operation of retirement and welfare benefits required. - Working knowledge of legal requirements applicable to retirement and welfare benefits (e.g., ERISA and Internal Revenue Code) 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. - Certification as an Employee Benefits Paralegal or Certified Employee Benefits 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
2020-0011
Job Locations US-United States (all)
Posted Date 7 years ago(04/09/2014 3:44 PM)
    ANY OPEN POSITION   The Air Line Pilots Association, the largest international labor organization in the world representing commercial airline pilots, welcomes your application. Please feel free to apply using this generic position if there is no other position listed that closely matches your qualifications, background, and experience. When we have a suitable position, we will contact you for further information. Thank you.
Job ID
2008-2010