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Contract & Scheduling Paralegal

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Company name

The Air Line Pilots Association, International

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Labor & Employment

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


USA Honolulu, HI

Posted on

May 25,2018

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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 60,000 pilots at 34 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Contract & Scheduling Paralegal for our office in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Under general supervision and within the limitations of Association policy, the Contract & Scheduling Paralegal works closely with MEC officers, representatives, and committee volunteers to assist in gathering information and evidence to review and analyze with respect to potential contract issues and support.  S/he also provides primary administrative support for the Contract Clarification Team (CCT) and pilots regarding crew scheduling as well as handling calls and supporting contract enforcement.  Individual responsibility and administrative ability are both required to ensure that tasks are carried out as assigned and important deadlines are met.

Travel:  2 – 5 %.

Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma required; Bachelor’s degree in relevant area, e.g., English, Paralegal Studies, Political Science, Pre-Law, or related field, from an accredited college or university preferred; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical experience.
  • Paralegal Certificate or five (5) years of equivalent airline experience required.
  • Two (2) years of paralegal experience strongly preferred, five (5) or more years preferred.
  • Labor law experience strongly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of ALPA System Board, Federal Flight Time/Duty Times, and other Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) preferred.
  • Knowledge of pilot scheduling and work rules preferred.
  • Understanding of current Hawaiian Airlines Pilots Agreement and corporate practices 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.
  • Able to work flexible schedule on short-notice as needed.
  • Accurate word processing speed of 60+ wpm strongly preferred.
  • Software:  Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.

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/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.)


Please apply online by clicking "Apply Now".

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;
  • $2 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

Company info

The Air Line Pilots Association, International

Company Profile

ALPA represents and advocates for more than 60,000 pilots at 34 U.S. and Canadian airlines, making it the world’s largest airline pilot union. ALPA provides three critical services to its members: airline safety, security, and pilot assistance; representation; and advocacy. Through unbiased, fact-based evaluation of airline safety and security issues, ALPA works to ensure that the airline industry remains safe. ALPA represents pilots’ views to decision-makers, including Congress and federal agencies, and ALPA pilot groups have negotiated hundreds of contracts with airlines. - See more at our website.