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Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
Posted Date 1 month ago(03/03/2020 8:29 AM)
  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 63,000 pilots at 35 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Labor Relations Counsel for our office in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  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, s/he applies 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 functions as a labor relations professional.  S/he also provides staff assistance in all phases of negotiating agreements.  S/he monitors and administers contracts, including spending significant time utilizing Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) processes to resolve disputes; manages Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) actions against individual pilots; prepares summaries of National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Accident/Incident hearings; and, handles all case management functions.  S/he actively listens, builds trust, and adapts his/her style and tactics to fit the audience.  Travel, significant and, at times, on short notice is required.                                                                                                              Travel required:  usually 25 – 50%; 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. - Seven (7) years of related experience in labor law and litigation, preferably in aviation; twelve (12) or more years 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 travel (locally, nationally, and internationally).  Also includes occasional bending, stooping, squatting, and/or pushing and pulling or moving, e.g., to pack, unpack, and/or move cases. Occasionally required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, books, boxes, and files up to ten (10) pounds (lbs.).  While on travel, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)              Relocation Not Provided.     PM19    
Job ID
2020-0007
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 1 month ago(02/24/2020 5:01 PM)
  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 63,000 pilots at 35 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks a Senior Labor Relations Counsel to represent more than 13,000 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.  S/he uses 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 functions as a labor relations professional.  S/he also provides staff assistance in all phases of negotiating agreements; coordinates all activities during negotiations while concurrently maintaining communication with all interested parties; monitors and administers contracts; manages FAA actions against individual pilots; prepares summaries of NTSB Accident/Incident hearings; handles all case management functions; and, will work on national projects in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.  S/he actively listens, builds trust, and adapts his/her 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, s/he 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 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
2020-0006
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 1 month ago(02/19/2020 4:09 PM)
Digital & Mass Communications Specialist   The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), the largest airline pilot union in the world and the largest non-governmental aviation safety organization in the world (representing over 63,000 pilots at 35 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Digital & Mass Communications Specialist for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  The Digital & Mass Communications Specialist is a public relations/mass communications pro with four plus (4+) years of relevant digital and mass communications experience.  Whether you have a PR agency background, worked as a news media reporter, come from an association or non-profit, or worked on Capitol Hill or in government affairs, your expertise in mass communications – with a particular emphasis on social media platforms - and how it relates to politics, public policy, and our members will serve you well as you contribute to the Association’s Communications Department.  As a successful communications professional, you must be able to multitask efficiently; have excellent communication, writing, editing, and social media skills; be able to spot trends; analyze data; and, apply various measurement tools to managing and tracking ALPA’s messaging on digital platforms.   Interested applicants are requested to submit online portfolio link(s) showing previous work.   Travel:  5 - 10%.   Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Minimum Requirements:   - Bachelor's degree in relevant area, e.g., Communications, English, Journalism, Marketing, or Public Relations, from an accredited college or university required; or, the equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree in a communications field is desirable. - Three (3) years of public relations experience required, four (4) or more strongly preferred, with expertise in digital communications, media relations, and/or public affairs also strongly preferred. - Strong social media coordination skills required, including live tweeting throughout assigned events. - Proficiency in working across traditional and interactive media strongly preferred. - Self-starter with strong organizational skills. - Experience handling numerous projects at the same time. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff, external contacts, and pilots. - Software: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. - Able to work flexible schedule on short-notice as needed. - Works well under pressure and tight deadlines.   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.  Also include occasional bending, stooping, squatting, and/or pushing and pulling or moving, e.g., to pack, unpack, and/or move cases.   Occasionally required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, books, boxes, and files up to ten (10) pounds (lbs.).  While on travel, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)        Relocation not provided.   PM19
Job ID
2020-0005
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 2 months ago(01/16/2020 8:58 AM)
  Aviation Safety and Cyber 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 63,000 pilots at 35 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Aviation Safety and Cyber Security Specialist for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  The Aviation Safety and Cyber Security Specialist serves as a coordinator to the Association on the aspects of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Transport Canada (TC) new airspace entrants and cyber security matters of importance to the ALPA membership.  As such, s/he leads any number of efforts representing the Association’s stance(s) to ensure that new entrants into North American airspace system and operations - including drones, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), commercial space, and supersonic aircraft - are safe.  S/he acts as liaison between the membership, the Engineering and Air Safety Department, other departments, government agencies, and industry.   Working closely and collaboratively with National Officers, committee representatives, staff, and members to interpret ALPA positions and policies, s/he then initiates and, in conjunction with supervisor approval, coordinates actions to ensure ALPA’s objectives are achieved.  S/he also provides aviation safety assistance to ALPA committees and pilot groups, including advising pilot leadership on safety initiatives such as the safe introduction of UAS, air traffic control modernization, and cyber security.  S/he also assists in coordinating ALPA participation in the FAA’s safety data analysis program activities and acts as department cyber security SME.   Travel:  10 - 20%.   Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Minimum Requirements:   - Bachelor’s degree in relevant area, e.g., airline operations, air traffic control, aviation safety, cyber security, or other aviation related field, from an accredited college or university required; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical experience. - Four (4) years of applicable experience and demonstrated expertise in aviation safety or security required, five (5) or more years strongly preferred. - Knowledge of aviation and flight terminology as well as the airline operations environment required. - An understanding of aviation safety concepts; new entrants’ challenges and issues, air traffic control, the airline industry; airline pilots; and, the laws and regulations that affect safety and the industry strongly preferred. - An understanding of cyber security as it pertains to aviation. - Familiar with Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) rules and policies. - Knowledge of FAA/TC regulations and advisory materials pertaining to aviation safety. - Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing demands is extremely important. - Software: Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required. - 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. - Able to work flexible schedule on short notice as needed. - Pilots license or air traffic control certification preferred but not 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.  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.       PM19
Job ID
2020-0002
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 2 months ago(01/16/2020 1:20 PM)
  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 63,000 pilots at 35 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Attorney for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  Under minimal direct supervision, the Attorney provides legal representation and legal advice to ALPA, its officers, committees, governing bodies, and members.  S/he represents the Association in federal and state court litigation at the trial and appellate levels, at administrative agencies, and in arbitration.  The position requires competence in the substantive and procedural aspects of such litigation.     S/he provides legal advice and counsel to pilot leaders at all levels of the Association including National Officers, Master Executive Councils (MECs), ALPA Committees, and Governing Bodies.  This advice includes a wide range of legal matters in various areas of legal expertise including labor law, especially the Railway Labor Act and the Landrum-Griffin Act; various employment discrimination laws; and, the federal aviation statutes.  S/he may also provide advice on questions of Association policy.   At times, issues may be time-sensitive and of critical importance to the Association.  Working in coordination with other departments and committees, s/he will be relied upon to make recommendations regarding the actions that should be taken in each situation.  Travel, at times on short notice, is required.         Local, national, and international travel:  20 - 40%.   Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Minimum Requirements:    - Juris Doctor (JD) from an approved school of law required. - Member in good standing of the Bar. - Five (5) or more years of related experience in labor and/or aviation law practice and litigation required, seven (7) or more years preferred. At management discretion, significant and in-depth, directly applicable, labor and/or litigation experience may be substituted for some of the above requirements.   - Judicial clerkship or other relevant government experience strongly preferred. - Analytical and oral advocacy skills required. - Comprehensive knowledge of labor law and/or aviation law required. - Current knowledge and experience in federal and state court litigation and arbitration/mediation required. - Knowledge of aviation statutes and administrative proceedings strongly preferred. - Labor law expertise including, especially the Railway Labor Act and the Landrum-Griffin Act, strongly preferred. - Demonstrated ability to organize and coordinate long-term endeavors. - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff, external contacts, and pilots. - Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment to formulate decisions and/or solve problems, under time pressure and urgent conditions. - Experience using online legal research, Westlaw or the equivalent, preferred. - Software: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint preferred.   Physical Demands:   Note: The physical demands described herein are characteristic of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential physical activities of this position described below.   Constantly operates a computer/smartphone/tablet.  Regularly required to maintain a stationary position, move about the office and the local metropolitan area, determine what others have said or written, and converse with others and exchange accurate information.   Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, and move about the office and travel (locally, nationally, and internationally).  Also include occasional bending, stooping, squatting, and/or pushing and pulling or moving, e.g., to pack, unpack, and/or move cases.   Occasionally required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, books, boxes, and files up to ten (10) pounds (lbs.).  While on travel, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)        Relocation Not Provided.     PM19
Job ID
2020-0003
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 3 months ago(01/07/2020 11:14 AM)
Administrative Support 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 63,000 pilots at 35 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an Administriave Support Specialist for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia, office.     The Administrative Support Specialist provides administrative assistance for the Economic & Financial Analysis department and provides daily backup for the Security and Reception Coordinator.  Under general supervision and within the limitations of Association and department policy, s/he assists with weekly and monthly project status reports; provides word processing services for department management and staff; develops presentation materials; verifies charges and charge-backs; directs requests for information to the appropriate person; prepares responses to inquiries; maintains the Director’s and department calendars; drafts correspondence for the Director’s signature; maintains subscriptions; receives telephone calls and greets visitors; reviews incoming mail and distributes accordingly; schedules conference rooms and appointments; organizes meals and technical support for meetings and conferences; maintains department supplies and equipment; tracks and maintains schedules and contact information for department staff; makes travel arrangements; provides word processing, copying, filing, and expense submission support; handles administrative matters; assists in the orientation of new employees; and, provides back-up to the Representation Department Administrative Assistant.   For the hours each day s/he is the front desk professional, providing backup to the Security and Reception Coordinator, s/he also contributes directly to the Association’s success.  Beyond making a good first impression and providing no-nonsense management of the Association’s reception area, s/he meets all members and employees of and visitors to ALPA.  S/he politely greets and challenges all visitors alike - members, job applicants, vendors, and others - and guides them accordingly.  S/he maintains security by signing in visitors and issuing/checking visitor badges, following procedures, and monitoring the logbook and the reception area.  Keeping ALPA offices safe for member volunteers and staff is an important part of his/her responsibility.  As the first-person members, colleagues, applicants, vendors, and visitors meet, s/he is the eyes and ears of ALPA.  It is up to him/her to act with friendly confidence and authority, prevent breaches of security, spot suspicious activity, and identify red flag behaviors.  S/he actively listens, builds trust, and adapts his/her style and tactics to fit the audience.  Success in this position requires a cheerful and outgoing personality and the aptitude necessary to perform all the functions required for this position.     Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.   Minimum Requirements:   - High school diploma required or the equivalent combination of education and practical experience. - Solid interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with member pilots, staff, and visitors. - Able to work flexible schedule on short notice as needed. - Proficiency with computers required. - Possess a positive attitude and a strong work ethic. - Two (2) years of related experience preferred but not required. - Must be organized and punctual. - Able to perform duties independently, with minimal need of supervision. - Strong attention to detail while working in a constantly changing environment. - Software: Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel preferred.  Ability to learn new technologies and applications preferred.  - Word processing speed of 45+ wpm preferred. - Emergency First Aid and AED/CPR certification(s) preferred but not 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.  Regularly required to maintain a stationary position, move about the office, determine what others have said or written, and converse with others and exchange accurate information.    Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, and move about the office.  May also include occasional bending, stooping, squatting, and/or pushing and pulling or moving, e.g., to pack and/or move box(es).    Occasionally required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, books, boxes, and files up to fifty (50) pounds (lbs.).  (Assistance may not always be available.)       Relocation Not Provided.     PM19  
Job ID
2020-0001
Job Locations US-VA-Tysons (McLean)
Posted Date 4 months ago(11/21/2019 8:59 AM)
  Web Content Developer and Trainer    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 63,000 pilots at 35 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Web Content Developer and Trainer for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office.  The Web Content Developer and Trainer creates engaging web experiences and translates a deep knowledge of web development into interactive trainings for content editors, managers, and developers.  S/he works closely with other staff, members, and leaders to transition wireframes, concepts, and designs into functional and modern websites.  Along with coding and styling websites, s/he will be a part of a team responsible for updating, changing, and posting content to ALPA websites.  This multi-faceted position requires the ability to shift seamlessly between web development, content management, and training - and excel at each - while demonstrating creativity, good judgement, and understanding of the Association’s digital goals.    The successful candidate will be able to comfortably translate their knowledge of web design and development into concise, engaging, and interactive training materials that will be delivered in-person and digitally.  An understanding of UI/UX design, CSS, and HTML, as well as comfort and strength in public speaking and training are essential.    Interested applicants are requested to submit online portfolio link(s) showing previous work.   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., Computer Science, IT, Web Applications, or related field, from an accredited college or university required; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical experience. - Four (4) years of related experience required, five (5) or more years strongly preferred.  Additional applicable experience may be substituted for the academic requirement.  - Proficient understanding of HTML, CSS, and managing content within a CMS. - Use of Google Analytics and performance metrics to influence development decisions. - Proven track record of public speaking, presenting, and training, with the ability to connect with diverse audiences. - 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 as well as team collaboration, easily able to transition between projects using exceptional time management skills. - Experience in or awareness of priorities of labor unions, professional associations, or advocacy organizations a plus. - Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment a plus. - Software:  Adobe CS, Jira or other project management tools, 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 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 include occasional bending, stooping, squatting, and/or pushing and pulling or moving, e.g., to pack, unpack, and/or move cases.   Occasionally required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, books, boxes, and files up to ten (10) pounds (lbs.).  While on travel, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs.  (Assistance may not always be available.)        Relocation not provided.   Sponsorship not available for this position.     PM19
Job ID
2019-0025
Job Locations US-United States (all)
Posted Date 6 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