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Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Posted Date 3 days ago(08/02/2021 12:30 PM)
Associate Benefits 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 an experienced Associate Benefits Specialist for the Delta Master Executive Council (MEC) Office in Atlanta, representing over 12,700 pilots flying for Delta. The Associate Benefits Specialist provides professional support to the pilot group concerning their company- and union-sponsored employee benefit programs, including retirement (defined benefit and defined contribution), disability, health (medical, dental, vision, and account-based programs), life, and AD&D programs.  They may advise the pilot group’s Master Executive Council (MEC) R&I Committee; be an in-house consultant to other MEC committees in the area of employee benefits; and, as a daily contact for individual pilots, provide information and assistance in the benefits area.  They work with the company to resolve benefit issues for members and may participate in seminars for pilots nearing retirement throughout the DAL system.  Under close supervision or working with more experienced personnel in the MEC Office or ALPA National Office, and within the limitations of Association policy, they handle a variety of assignments and provide assistance to pilot governing bodies and to individual members on all subjects that affect their benefits program.  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, they will have an understanding of benefits, current trends and legislation (or have a willingness to learn), and will be expected to maintain knowledge in these areas.    Local and national travel:  5 - 10 %.   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. - Three (3) or more years of experience working in employee benefits required, five (5) or more years strongly preferred. - Working knowledge of design and operation of retirement and welfare benefits. - Working knowledge of legal requirements applicable to retirement and welfare benefits, e.g., ERISA,ACA, FMLA, HIPAA and Internal Revenue Code. - 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 Benefit Specialist (CEBS) preferred. - Able to work flexible schedule on short-notice as needed. - Demonstrated ability to work as an integral part of a team. - 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 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.)          Relocation Not Provided   PM19    
Job ID
2021-0022
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(07/09/2021 1:05 PM)
  Senior Benefits Attorney       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 Senior Benefits Attorney for our office in Tysons (McLean), Virginia.  The Senior 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%.   Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.     Minimum Requirements:   - Juris Doctor (JD) or Master of Law (LLM) 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 benefits 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.)     Relocation Not Provided       PM19
Job ID
2021-0021
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 1 month ago(06/22/2021 4:05 PM)
Web Developer/Technical Analyst     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 Web Developer/Technical Analyst for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  The Web Developer/Technical Analyst gathers user requirements, perform systems design and analysis, and develops and tests web applications and other application/database integrations that can be complex and also provides input for the lifecycle development of web projects, allowing for integration of corporate technical architecture standards and strategy.  They collaborate with Web Architects, Web Developers, Data Analysts, and other technology specialists in the implementation of projects and strategy.  Researches, identifies, and recommends design and technology infrastructure alternatives.  May assist in the design, when appropriate, of new alternatives.  May provide input to management regarding technology direction and technical problems.  Ensures consistent use of technical architecture standards and assists with complex problem resolution efforts.   They are responsible for developing IT project plans, program development for database and web projects, and evaluating current and future IT technologies for possible deployment throughout the Association.  May work with business knowledge experts, association leadership, and data analysts to define the vision of ALPA’s data store and translate reporting requirements from a logical design into the physical database(s) repositories.  They utilize and ensure compliance with departmental, MEC, 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.   Success in this position requires an excellent communicator who is detail-oriented and consistently exercises skills in delivering solutions that represent a thorough understanding of what their client/customer base wants as well as what will best serve the MEC's and/or the Association’s strategic goals.   Travel:  5 - 10 %.   Interested applicants are 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; master’s degree or completion of post-graduate courses in related field preferred; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical experience. - Five (5) years of related experience required, ten (10) or more years strongly preferred. At management discretion, additional directly applicable experience may be substituted for the academic requirement. - Expertise with Sitecore, EVOQ, Google Cloud Search, Visual Studio.Net, ASP.Net, C#, JAVA, SQL Server preferred. - Expertise with systems analysis, design, and requirements gathering. - Strong knowledge of the Microsoft .Net Framework. - Proficiency in web markup, including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript; client-side scripting; and, jQuery. - Experience using CMS, advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, preprocessing platforms, version control, cross-browser compatibility/development, and RESTful Services and APIs are all a definite plus. - Experience with Visual Studio SSIS and the development of ETL and data wrangling processes a plus. - Experience defining data structures and data integration practices for business intelligence uses a plus. - Experience using automation and web performance tools, also a plus. - Knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. - Understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX. - 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. - Must possess exceptional time management skills; be able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment; and, transition easily between projects. - Ability to write documentation for internal use. - Experience in end-user security administration helpful. - Working knowledge of Intranet/Internet application development. - Working knowledge of general accounting principles helpful. - Software: Microsoft Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint required.   Physical Demands:   Note: The physical demands described herein are characteristic of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential physical activities of this position described below.   Constantly operates a computer/smartphone/tablet.  Regularly required to maintain a stationary position, move about the office, 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; international travel may be required infrequently.  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, may 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
2021-0019
Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
Posted Date 2 months 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 2 months 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.     
Job ID
2021-0017
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 3 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 5 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 2 months 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-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