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Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 24 hours ago(02/22/2024 11:34 AM)
Visual Writer & Producer   The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), the largest airline pilot union in the world and the largest non-governmental aviation safety organization in the world (representing over 77,00 pilots at 43 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Visual Writer & Producer to join the Multimedia Creation and Operations team for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  The Visual Writer & Producer is responsible for collaborating with ALPA’s diverse stakeholders to develop scripts for media products on a variety of internal and external platforms including social media, podcasting, eLearning, live streaming, and more.  They coordinate production and post-production processes to ensure that the final products are completed on time and to the highest standards.   The successful candidate is hands-on with each project and owns the production process from start to finish.  They are adept at taking difficult or abstract concepts and finding creative ways to visualize and/or simplify them.  They must work well in a team environment, including work with unpaid, non-professional talent; have strong storytelling skills that translate across multiple platforms; and, adhere to the Association’s consistent brand and visual standards.   Interested applicants will be requested to submit online portfolio link(s) showing previous work.   Local travel:  10 - 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, caste, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or other protected characteristics as outlined in federal or provincial laws.  We highly value everyone and all are encouraged to apply, including minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Qualifications:   - Bachelor's degree in relevant area, e.g., Communications or related field required, master’s degree or completion of post-graduate courses in related field preferred, from an accredited college or university; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical experience. - Minimum three (3) years of experience with demonstrated expertise, five (5) or more years strongly preferred. At management discretion, additional equivalent experience and/or ALPA experience with proven expertise may be substituted for the above.   - Strong writing skills to effectively communicate meaningful messages to a target audience. - Solid communication skills, oral and written, for constructive interaction(s) with member pilots and staff, required. - Effective interpersonal skills, diplomacy, and tact to work with all levels of employees, management, and membership. - Demonstrated performance as a self-starter with the ability to work independently, without close supervision, and provide solutions to various issues as they arise. - Strong attention to detail with organizational and follow-through skills. - Possesses a positive and helpful demeanor that is collaborative and team-oriented. - Possesses a strong production vision with the proven ability to turn it into reality. - Able to develop ideas and work well independently, with little supervision. - Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud’s video apps a plus. - Experience writing and producing for educational videos or eLearning modules a plus. - Experience with the aviation industry and/or labor organizations a plus. - Experience producing live events a plus. - Software: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams.    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.  Vision, corrected or uncorrected, must be acute and discriminating.  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.  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 audio/video equipment, binders, books, boxes, and files up to 25 lbs.  While on travel (local, national, or international), could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve equipment and/or luggage weighing as much as fifty (50) lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)   Relocation not provided.      PM19      
Job ID
2024-0016
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 2 days ago(02/21/2024 2:53 PM)
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 77,000 pilots at 43 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Labor Relations Counsel for our office in Tysons (McLean), Virginia.  Under minimal direct supervision and within the limitations of Association policy, the Labor Relations Counsel provides assistance to pilot governing bodies and to individual members on all subjects that affect their employment.  In coordination with department managers, 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; and, handle all case management functions.  They actively listen, build trust, and adapt their style and tactics to fit the audience.  Infrequently, they may be called upon at any hour to respond to safety-related emergency inquiries.  Travel, significant and, at times, on short notice is required.      Travel:  usually 10 - 35%; sporadically 50 – 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, caste, disability, neurodiversity, 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: - 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. - Five (5) years of related experience in labor law and litigation required, ten (10) or more years preferred. Aviation experience preferred.  Negotiations experience strongly preferred. - Experience in collective bargaining, grievance, and 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 organize and coordinate long-term projects. - 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 and Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) preferred. - 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.   Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, and move about the office and (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.)     ALPA offers competitive salaries with terrific benefits, including: - 401k Plan with Non-Elective Employer Contribution of 11% plus 2% into a Market-Based Cash Balance Plan after 180 days of employment.  No employee contribution required! The 401k plan includes a Roth option and 4-year vesting schedule. - Generous health care benefits on day one – PPO, Kaiser (where available), and a High Deductible Health Plan which includes coverage for medical, dental, and vision benefits for employee, spouse, and/or dependent children; - 15 days paid vacation and 12 holidays per year plus 2 volunteer days per year; - Generous sick and bereavement leave; - Competitive parental leave; - Company-paid premiums for disability and life insurance; - Flexible Spending and Health Savings accounts; - Retiree health plan; - Education Assistance Program; and, - Optional benefits including pet insurance, excess life insurance, legal plan, and qualified transportation fringe benefits, where available. - Partial remote work opportunities.   Relocation Not Provided.      
Job ID
2024-0015
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 1 week ago(02/15/2024 4:44 PM)
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 77,000 pilots at 43 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Labor Relations Counsel for our office in Chicago, Illinois.  Under minimal direct supervision and within the limitations of Association policy, the Labor Relations Counsel provides assistance to pilot governing bodies and to individual members on all subjects that affect their employment.  In coordination with department managers, 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 may occasionally 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.  Infrequently, they may be called upon at any hour to respond to safety-related emergency inquiries.  Travel, significant and, at times, on short notice is required.     Travel:  usually 10 - 25%; sporadically 50 – 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, caste, disability, neurodiversity, 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:   - 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. - Five (5) years of related experience in labor law and litigation required, ten (10) or more years preferred. - Experience in collective bargaining, grievance handling, and 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 organize and coordinate long-term projects. - 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 and Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) preferred. - 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. Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, and move about the office and (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.)   ALPA offers competitive salaries with terrific benefits, including: - 401k Plan with Non-Elective Employer Contribution of 11% plus 2% into a Market-Based Cash Balance Plan after 180 days of employment.  No employee contribution required! The 401k plan includes a Roth option and 4-year vesting schedule. - Generous health care benefits on day one – PPO, Kaiser (where available), and a High Deductible Health Plan which includes coverage for medical, dental, and vision benefits for employee, spouse, and/or dependent children; - 15 days paid vacation and 12 holidays per year plus 2 volunteer days per year; - Generous sick and bereavement leave; - Competitive parental leave; - Company-paid premiums for disability and life insurance; - Flexible Spending and Health Savings accounts; - Retiree health plan; - Education Assistance Program; and, - Optional benefits including pet insurance, excess life insurance, legal plan, and qualified transportation fringe benefits, where available. - Partial remote work opportunities. Relocation Not Provided.      
Job ID
2024-0014
Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 1 week ago(02/15/2024 10:02 AM)
Political and Legislative/PAC 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 Political and Legislative Assistant for our office in Tysons (McLean), Virginia.  ALPA represents more than 77,000 pilots at 43 airlines in the United States and Canada.  Under direct supervision, the Political and Legislative Assistantsupports the Government Affairs Department with Political Action Committee (PAC) administration and provides legislative support.     Responsibilities include preparation of PAC disbursement memos; maintaining accurate PAC records to ensure Federal Election Commission (FEC) compliance; maintaining ALPA-PAC dues check-off program, inputting information on individual records, maintaining online check-off forms, as well as physical forms that arrive in the mail; thank you letters, cancellation notices, and donor recognition lists; preparation of materials for external ALPA-PAC reviews; answering member inquiries relating to ALPA-PAC; keeping accurate files for access by external auditors; maintaining several email accounts for the Government Affairs Department; and, assisting with legislative research, workshops, seminars, congressional hearing monitoring, congressional correspondence, and congressional testimony preparation.    ALPA is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in a safe workplace. We prohibit discrimination, harassment and harmful behavior of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, caste, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or other protected characteristics as outlined in federal or provincial laws.  We highly value everyone and all are encouraged to apply, including minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities.  Minimum Requirements: - Two years of college; high school diploma required; or, the equivalent combination of education and experience. - Three (3) years of related experience required, preferably in a government-related role, five (5) or more years strongly preferred. - Customer/member service experience required. - Quorum PAC (CisionPAC) or experience with PAC software preferred. - Knowledge of Capitol Hill, the legislative process, current U.S. political dynamics, and/or federal election laws preferred. - Experience in political fundraising, congressional office, political campaigns, or federal government relations preferred. - Federal Election Commission (FEC) compliance experience, especially with political action committees, is a plus. At management discretion, additional equivalent experience and/or ALPA experience with proven expertise may be substituted for some of the above.  - Must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects. - Must be extremely detail oriented; be able to work in a team environment; and possess strong organizational skills. - Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with all levels of contacts, internal and external. - Software: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint required. - Able to work flexible schedule on short notice as needed. - Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with all levels of contacts, internal and external. - Software: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint required. - Able to work flexible schedule on short notice as needed, including the Association’s Capitol Hill office.    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, 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.).  Sporadically, may be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, boxes, cases, and/or files weighing as much as 25 lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)    ALPA offers competitive salaries with terrific benefits, including: - 401k Plan with Non-Elective Employer Contribution of 11% plus 2% into a Market-Based Cash Balance Plan after 180 days of employment.  No employee contribution required! The 401k plan includes a Roth option and 4-year vesting schedule. - Generous health care benefits on day one – PPO, Kaiser (where available), and a High Deductible Health Plan which includes coverage for medical, dental, and vision benefits for employee, spouse, and/or dependent children; - 27 days paid vacation and holidays per year plus 2 volunteer days per year; - Generous sick and bereavement leave; - Competitive parental leave; - Company-paid premiums for disability and life insurance; - Flexible Spending and Health Savings accounts; - Retiree health plan; - Education Assistance Program; and, - Optional benefits including pet insurance, excess life insurance, legal plan, and qualified transportation fringe benefits, where available. Relocation Not Provided.   PM19    
Job ID
2024-0013
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(02/05/2024 12:09 PM)
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 77,000 pilots at 43 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Staff Accountant for our McLean, Virginia, office.  The Staff Accountant is responsible for all daily accounting tasks, including the accurate and timely posting and reporting of Association revenues and cash receipts, completing reconciliations, preparing financial transactions for posting to general ledger, and invoicing non-membership-related products and services for various Association subsidiaries and affiliations.  The position is responsible for providing management with financial information by researching and analyzing accounts, performing general bookkeeping, preparing and analyzing budgets, and preparing various financial statements and reports.  They serve as the receivables expert for system updates and enhancements related to the collections process and are responsible for completing the setup and configuration steps necessary for external file interface uploads used to process collections.  They engage in ongoing training sessions with other staff members to ensure that daily financial operations are carried out efficiently and effectively while continually looking for ways to improve processes.  They work closely with other staff to develop helpful approaches for improvement and/or resolution and provide backup support for other staff accountants on their team.   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, caste, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or other protected characteristics as outlined in federal or provincial laws.  We highly value everyone and all are encouraged to apply, including minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Qualifications:   - Bachelor’s degree in relevant area, e.g., Accounting, Business, or related field, from an accredited college or university required; or, the equivalent combination of education and experience. - Three (3) years of related experience required, five (5) or more strongly preferred. - Strong attention to detail and analytical and problem-solving skills required. - Experience with automated accounting system(s) required. Experience with Infor CloudSuite, Aptify, and/or Tableau a plus. - Solid interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff, external contacts, and pilots. - Strong strategic planning and organizational skills. - Ability to work in a team environment. - Software: Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint required. - Able to work flexible schedule on short notice as needed, i.e., ability to meet scheduling requirements during peak activity periods such as monthly and annual financial close, audits, and others, as 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; 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.)   ALPA offers competitive salaries with terrific benefits, including: - 401k Plan with Non-Elective Employer Contribution of 11% plus 2% into a Market-Based Cash Balance Plan after 180 days of employment.  No employee contribution required! The 401k plan includes a Roth option and 4-year vesting schedule. - Generous health care benefits on day one – PPO, Kaiser (where available), and a High Deductible Health Plan which includes coverage for medical, dental, and vision benefits for employee, spouse, and/or dependent children; - 15 days paid vacation and 12 holidays per year plus 2 volunteer days per year; - Generous sick and bereavement leave; - Competitive parental leave; - Company-paid premiums for disability and life insurance; - Flexible Spending and Health Savings accounts; - Retiree health plan; - Education Assistance Program; and, - Optional benefits including pet insurance, excess life insurance, legal plan, and qualified transportation fringe benefits, where available. - Partial remote work opportunities.   Relocation Not Provided.  Sponsorship not available for this position.    PM19      
Job ID
2024-0011
Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(02/01/2024 4:54 PM)
Accounting 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 an experienced Scheduling Administrative Coordinator for the Delta Master Executive Council (MEC) Office in Atlanta, representing over 15,000 pilots flying for Delta.  The Accounting Assistantprovides support to the MEC Administration, Finance department, and MEC Office Supervisor by maintaining accurate financial records, submitting all required financial data filings in a timely manner, and reviewing invoices received by the MEC for accuracy and payment processing.  This position will also assist in the administration and reconciliation of funds held in the custody of the MEC and the preparation of financial data to be presented at MEC meetings.  This is an administrative position supporting the bookkeeping activity of the office.   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, caste, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or other protected characteristics as outlined in federal or provincial laws.  We highly value everyone and all are encouraged to apply, including minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities.   Minimum Requirements: - High school diploma or the equivalent combination of education and experience.  Some college preferred. - Two (2) years prior or related experience with an emphasis on business math and accounting strongly preferred, three (3) or more preferred. - Software:  Microsoft Office Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. - Solid communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with all levels of internal and external contacts. - Customer/member service experience strongly preferred along with ability to work productively in a team environment. - Ability to work efficiently and effectively on assigned tasks, without close supervision. - Strong attention to detail and organizational and follow-through skills, with the ability to handle multiple detailed tasks while under deadline pressure. 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.  May also include occasional bending, stooping, squatting, and/or pushing and pulling or moving, e.g., to pack, unpack, and/or move cases.  Required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, books, boxes, and files up to ten (10) pounds (lbs.). Sporadically and/or while on travel, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, boxes, cases, files, and/or luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)   ALPA offers competitive salaries with terrific benefits, including: - 401k Plan with Non-Elective Employer Contribution of 11% plus 2% into a Market-Based Cash Balance Plan after 180 days of employment.  No employee contribution required! The 401k plan includes a Roth option and 4-year vesting schedule. - Generous health care benefits on day one – PPO, Kaiser (where available), and a High Deductible Health Plan which includes coverage for medical, dental, and vision benefits for employee, spouse, and/or dependent children; - 15 days paid vacation and 12 holidays per year plus 2 volunteer days per year; - Generous sick and bereavement leave; - Competitive parental leave; - Company-paid premiums for disability and life insurance; - Flexible Spending and Health Savings accounts; - Retiree health plan; - Education Assistance Program; and, - Optional benefits including pet insurance, excess life insurance, legal plan, and qualified transportation fringe benefits, where available. Relocation not provided.  
Job ID
2024-0010
Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 1 month ago(01/25/2024 4:45 PM)
eLearning 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 77,000 pilots at 43 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced eLearning Specialist for our office in Tysons (McLean), Virginia.  Using instructional design skills, the eLearning Specialist will develop learning modules for members and staff, in collaboration with subject matter experts (SMEs).  They will develop outlines, write video scripts, envision graphics, develop prototypes, and then work with the ALPA Communications Department to produce final modules.  The eLearning modules will cover a variety of subject areas including, but not limited to, finance, legal, and other policy issues; business system training; and, information about ALPA events.  Fully developed eLearning modules will usually reside on ALPA’s Learning Management System (LMS).   Required skills for this position include:   - Working knowledge of modern adult learning and visual design principles and best practices. - Ability to complete instructional analysis, including needs, learner, task, and context analysis. - Skilled in designing learning objectives, design documentation, storyboards, instructional scripts, and training guides, while guiding subject matter experts. - Ability to develop effective and innovative solutions such as interactive digital learning experiences and infographics. - Implementation of member-focused educational campaigns and training while collaborating with SMEs, stakeholders, and a cross-functional team consisting of internal staff, LMS administrators, and strategy & solutions specialists. - Experience in measuring and evaluating training effectiveness through learner experience and learning analytics. - Conveying intermediate to complex subject matter using a variety of learning formats and visual communication types.   Travel:  5 - 10%.     ALPA is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in a safe workplace. We prohibit discrimination, harassment and harmful behavior of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, caste, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or other protected characteristics as outlined in federal or provincial laws.  We highly value everyone and all are encouraged to apply, including minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities.  Qualifications:   - Bachelor's degree in relevant area, e.g., Instructional Design, Adult Education, Visual Communications, or related field, from an accredited college or university required; master’s degree or completion of post-graduate courses in Instructional Design, Adult Learning, or Learning Technology a plus; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical experience. - Five (5) years of demonstrated expertise in Instructional Design and/or Visual Communications. - Three plus (3+) years of experience incorporating adult learning principles, visual communications, and effective learning techniques and interactions into design. - Three plus (3+) years of experience with eLearning authoring tools such as Articulate 360, Adobe Captivate, and performance mapping software. - Strong project and time management and problem-solving skills required. - Experience designing learning experiences for external customers strongly preferred. - Solid communication skills, oral and written, for interaction with member pilots and staff, required. - Effective interpersonal skills, diplomacy, and tact to work with all levels of employees, management, and membership. - Previous performance as a self-starter with the ability to work independently, without close supervision, and provide solutions to various issues as they arise. - Strong attention to detail with organizational and follow-through skills. - 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.  Vision, corrected or uncorrected, must be acute and discriminating.  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 and/or move case(s). 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 binders, boxes, cases, files, and/or luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)   ALPA offers competitive salaries with terrific benefits, including: - 401k Plan with Non-Elective Employer Contribution of 11% plus 2% into a Market-Based Cash Balance Plan after 180 days of employment.  No employee contribution required! The 401k plan includes a Roth option and 4-year vesting schedule. - Generous health care benefits on day one – PPO, Kaiser (where available), and a High Deductible Health Plan which includes coverage for medical, dental, and vision benefits for employee, spouse, and/or dependent children; - 15 days paid vacation and 12 holidays per year plus 2 volunteer days per year; - Generous sick and bereavement leave; - Competitive parental leave; - Company-paid premiums for disability and life insurance; - Flexible Spending and Health Savings accounts; - Retiree health plan; - Education Assistance Program; and, - Optional benefits including pet insurance, excess life insurance, legal plan, and qualified transportation fringe benefits, where available. - Partial remote work opportunities Relocation Not Provided.  Sponsorship not available for this position.    PM19      
Job ID
2024-0009
Job Locations CA-Toronto
Posted Date 1 month ago(01/22/2024 4:10 PM)
Scheduling & Contract 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 seeks a Scheduling & Contract Specialist for our office in Toronto, Ontario, located in Mississauga.  ALPA represents more than 77,000 pilots at 43 airlines in Canada and the United States.  Under general supervision and within the limitations of Association policy, the Scheduling & Contract Specialist works closely with MEC officers, representatives, committee volunteers, and staff colleagues to assist the Air Canada pilot group with crew scheduling concerns, compliance with the collective agreement, and overall support, including assisting the Scheduling Committee in the monthly scheduling process and responding to queries via e-mail and, when the matter is immediate and time-sensitive, direct contact with the pilot.    Travel:  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 behaviour of any kind based on race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, caste, disability, neurodiversity, 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: - Secondary School Diploma (SSD) or Diplôme d'Études Secondaires (DES) required; Bachelor’s degree in relevant area or related field, from an accredited college or university preferred; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical experience. - Knowledge of pilot scheduling and work rules preferred. - Understanding of current Air Canada or other Canadian pilot collective agreement(s) and airline practices preferred. - Five (5) years of equivalent aviation experience required, ten (10) or more years strongly preferred. - Working knowledge of Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) preferred. - Labour law experience strongly preferred. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff, external contacts, and pilots. - Excellent organizational skills. - Able to work independently and to be proactive in identifying and responding to issues and problems. - Software: Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel required; SharePoint 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 and nationally).  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.)   ALPA offers competitive salaries with enhanced benefits, including:   - 27 days paid vacation and holidays per year plus 2 volunteer days per year; - generous sick and bereavement leave; - company-paid premiums for family supplemental health care (supplemental medical, dental, prescription, and vision for employee, spouse, and dependent children), life insurance, and long-term disability insurance; - Education Assistance Program; and, - Non-elective employer contributions of 13% made to individual RRSP account after 180 days of employment.    Relocation Not Provided.   PM19    
Job ID
2024-0008
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 1 month ago(01/23/2024 2:26 PM)
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 77,000 pilots at 43 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks a Sr. Labor Relations Counsel to represent more than 15,500 United pilots for our Rosemont, IL office.  Under minimal direct supervision and within the limitations of Association policy, the Senior Labor Relations Counsel provide assistance to pilot governing bodies and to individual members on all subjects that affect their employment.  They use thorough understanding of applicable laws and 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 monitoring and administering collective bargaining agreements; managing FAA and company actions against individual pilots; preparing summaries of NTSB Accident/Incident hearings; handling all case management functions; and, on occasion, working on national projects in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.  They actively listen, build trust, and adapt their style and tactics to fit the needs of the project.  Infrequently, they may be called upon at any hour to respond to safety-related emergency inquiries.  Travel on short notice may be 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 – 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, caste, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or other protected characteristics as outlined in federal or provincial laws.  We highly value everyone and all are encouraged to apply, including minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities.   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 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.   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.)               ALPA offers competitive salaries with terrific benefits, including: - 401k Plan with Non-Elective Employer Contribution of 13% after 180 days of employment.  No employee contribution required! The plan includes a Roth option and 4-year vesting schedule. - Generous health care benefits on day one – PPO, Kaiser (where available), and a High Deductible Health Plan which includes coverage for medical, dental, and vision benefits for employee, spouse, and/or dependent children; - 27 days paid vacation and holidays per year plus 2 volunteer days per year; - Generous sick and bereavement leave; - Competitive parental leave; - Company-paid premiums for disability and life insurance; - Flexible Spending and Health Savings accounts; - Retiree health plan; - Education Assistance Program; and, - Optional benefits including pet insurance, excess life insurance, legal plan, and qualified transportation fringe benefits, where available.   Relocation Not Provided.      
Job ID
2024-0007
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 1 month ago(01/22/2024 2:51 PM)
  Senior Benefits 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 77,000 pilots at 43 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks two experienced Sr. Benefits Attorney for our office in Tysons (McLean), Virginia.  The Sr. Benefits Attorney builds and maintains relationships with pilot governing boards, councils, and committees, as well as with the airline benefits professionals and outside consultants and advisors; handles complex benefit issues; and, works in a fast-paced, collaborative culture, supporting pilot groups on issues that encompass the entire range of employee benefits matters, including defined benefit plans, defined contribution plans, nonqualified deferred compensation plans, health and welfare benefit plans, and employee fringe benefit plans.   Responsibilities:  - provides legal support to pilot groups on benefit matters; - assists in negotiating pilot retirement, healthcare, and welfare benefits; - drafts language for collective bargaining agreements and other agreements with employers relating to benefits issues; - drafts, reviews, and analyzes pilot retirement, healthcare, and welfare benefit plans for compliance with the collective bargaining agreement(s) and applicable law; - reviews and analyzes proposed legislation affecting pilots' retirement, healthcare, and welfare benefits; - drafts, reviews, and makes recommendations with respect to agreements between ALPA and its insurers, brokers, and other service providers; - interprets retirement, healthcare, and welfare benefit plan language and related documentation in connection with benefit disputes and testifies as a subject matter expert (SME) in grievance arbitrations; - conducts legal research and analysis and investigates issues relating to benefits matters; - prepares articles summarizing case law and legislation relevant to pilot benefits; - makes presentations to national committees, pilot groups, and other ALPA staff; and, - keeps abreast of legal, legislative, and administrative developments in employee benefits.   Local, national, and international travel, at times on short notice, is required: up to 35%.   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, caste, 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:   - Juris Doctor (JD) from an approved school of law required. - Member in good standing of the Bar. - Fifteen (15) years of legal experience in employee benefits practice required, twenty (20) or more strongly preferred. - Comprehensive knowledge of ERISA and the benefits sections of the Internal Revenue Code and other federal statutes to the extent they relate to employee benefits, e.g., ADEA, ADA, USERRA. At management discretion, significant and in-depth, directly applicable, experience may be substituted for some of the above requirements. - In-depth knowledge of the design and operation of retirement, healthcare, and welfare benefits. - Superior legal and analytical skills, with the ability to select the most effective and practical solution to complex benefit issues. - Ability to demonstrate confidence and executive presence in business transactions. - Ability to work effectively as a member of a team. - Ability to organize and coordinate long-term projects. - Excellent communication and presentation skills. - Ability to manage multiple tasks and use independent judgment to formulate decisions and/or solve problems, under time pressure and urgent conditions. - Ability to work efficiently, meet demanding deadlines, and manage complex projects in an ever-changing environment. - Must possess strong interpersonal skills and be comfortable advising senior management and key pilot groups. - 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.)   ALPA offers competitive salaries with terrific benefits, including: - 401k Plan with Non-Elective Employer Contribution of 13% after 180 days of employment.  No employee contribution required! The plan includes a Roth option and 4-year vesting schedule. - Generous health care benefits on day one – PPO, Kaiser (where available), and a High Deductible Health Plan which includes coverage for medical, dental, and vision benefits for employee, spouse, and/or dependent children; - 27 days paid vacation and holidays per year plus 2 volunteer days per year; - Generous sick and bereavement leave; - Competitive parental leave; - Company-paid premiums for disability and life insurance; - Flexible Spending and Health Savings accounts; - Retiree health plan; - Education Assistance Program; and, - Optional benefits including pet insurance, excess life insurance, legal plan, and qualified transportation fringe benefits, where available.   Relocation Not Provided.   PM19    
Job ID
2024-0005 & 2024-0006