$100K — $160K *
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 61,000 pilots at 38 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Senior Scheduling and Work Rule Analyst for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office. With minimal or no direction, the Senior Scheduling and Work Rule Analyst works on intermediate and long-term projects, including time-sensitive airline projects, providing strategic and technical support to a portfolio of ALPA carriers and internal projects. As such, they analyze pilot scheduling and work rules during negotiations and/or grievances, provide analysis of pilot scheduling and work rules for critical Association issues, testify as an expert witness in Association litigation, make recommendations regarding negotiating strategy and Association policy, and provide guidance on work rule and scheduling issues to Association and department staff. Their work involves considerable coordination, providing work rule and scheduling analyses to other departments, MEC officers, and ALPA Committee members and officers, with appreciable latitude for un-reviewed action or decision. They serve as the department subject matter expert (SME) on work rule and scheduling projects, coordinating the development and production of long-term projects related to pilot scheduling and work rules. Additionally, they ensure the Association’s quality standards are met on all deliverables under their portfolio of properties; establish and sustain effective relationships with pilot representatives, company counterparts, and ALPA staff; and, mentor and guide analysts with less experience.
Local, national, and international travel: usually 25 - 50%; sporadically 75%.
Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
· Bachelor's degree in relevant area, e.g., Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Aeronautics, 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.
· Ten (10) years of related experience required, fifteen (15) or more years strongly preferred; to include a minimum of six (6) years of pilot scheduling and work rules experience, eight (8) or more strongly preferred; and, four (4) years of experience in direct labor negotiations, five (5) or more strongly preferred.
· Extensive working knowledge of pilot scheduling and work rules and airline operations required.
· Experience advising pilots regarding negotiating strategies and tactics required.
· Proficiency in use and understanding of scheduling software packages, e.g., Preferential Bidding Systems (PBS), and their applicability in negotiations required.
· Working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) and Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs), especially Flight Time/Duty Time, required.
· Demonstrated expertise as a negotiator and as a provider of expert testimony strongly preferred.
· Working knowledge of ALPA System Board strongly preferred.
· Excellent understanding of the Railway Labor Act strongly preferred.
· Comprehensive understanding of all aspects of pilot contracts and airline corporate practices strongly preferred.
· Analytical/problem-solving skills to quickly reduce a problem to its key components and to develop unique solutions.
· Technical writing and presentation skills to communicate effectively with pilot groups, Association Executives, and airline management.
· Must possess exceptional time management skills; be able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment; and, transition easily between projects.
· Software: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and SharePoint required.
Note: The physical demands described herein are characteristic of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential physical activities of this position described below.
Constantly operates a computer/smartphone/tablet. Regularly required to maintain a stationary position; move about the office and the local metropolitan area; determine what others have said or written; and, converse with others and exchange accurate information.
Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, and move about the office and travel (locally, nationally, and internationally). May also include occasional bending, stooping, squatting, and/or pushing and pulling or moving, e.g., to pack, unpack, and/or move cases.
Occasionally required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, books, boxes, and files up to ten (10) pounds (lbs.). While on travel, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs. (Assistance may not always be available.)
ALPA offers competitive salaries with excellent benefits, including:
· 26 days paid vacation and holidays per year;
· Generous sick and bereavement leave;
· Generous health care benefits – PPO, two HMO’s (where available) and a High Deductible Health Plan which includes coverage for medical, dental, and vision benefits for employee, spouse, and/or dependent children;
· Company-paid premiums for disability and life insurance;
· $3 for $1 matching 401(k) retirement savings plan; Roth 401k;
· Flexible Spending and Health Savings accounts; and
· Retiree health plan.
The Air Line Pilots Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Relocation Not Provided.
Valid through: 12/23/2021
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