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NATCA Positions Available:

PAC & Political Representative    FLSA: Non-exempt
 Government Affairs  Travel: none  ONEU BUE

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Director of Government Affairs, the PAC & Political Representative is responsible for the oversight of all NATCA PAC policies, guidelines, and compliance issues. The PAC & Political Representative also performs political analysis, makes PAC recommendations, oversees PAC political outreach recommendations, and is responsible for all aspects of political fundraisers sponsored by the Union.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities: The principal duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Maintains the NATCA PAC, including database maintenance, FEC compliance reporting, processing of member PAC forms, processing of deposits and the reconciliation of monthly statements, and coordination with other NATCA departments to process payroll data received from the FAA for the PAC.
  2. Maintains transparency with respect to all PAC activities.
  3. Makes presentations and conducts regular analysis regarding the PAC including, but not limited to, analytical reports on outlays, receipts, trends, projections, and membership changes.
  4. Supports and manages PAC fundraising programs and political fundraising programs on behalf of NATCA for members of Congress.
  5. Responsible for all preparation in connection with PAC Advisory Board meetings, including political input for PAC Advisory Board members.
  6. Works with the Director of Government Affairs and NATCA counsel to ensure compliance with all FEC requirements.
  7. Maintains a legislative watch list, tracks amendments and appropriations, and works with departmental staff on weekly reports.
  8. Responsible for all aspects of filing quarterly and bi-annual lobbying reports.
  9. Maintains and updates PAC and legislative information pertinent to NATCA on the NATCA website.
  10. Coordinates meetings and conferences and works on special projects, as assigned, including, but not limited to, the annual “NATCA in Washington” event.

Position Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university;
  • Experience with FEC compliance;
  • The ability to perform multiple tasks effectively under tight deadlines;
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills; and
  • A high level of interpersonal skills.

General Information:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being
performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an
exhaustive list of all duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

To apply for this position please email your resume and any other materials Magen Stevens mstevens@natcadc.org


 Director of Labor Relations    FLSA: Exempt
 Labor Relations  Travel: Yes  Not covered by CBA

Position Summary:

The Director of Labor Relations is responsible for leading the Department of Labor Relations in representing NATCA and its membership in matters concerning labor-management relations in various settings. The Director of Labor Relations supervises Department of Labor Relations staff and ensures the departmental compliance with NATCA policies.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The principal duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Leads the Department of Labor Relations in the representation ofNATCA and its members in matters concerning the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute, the National Labor Relations Act, other applicable statutes, and the NATCA Collective Bargaining Agreements.
  2. Provides verbal and written guidance to the President, Executive Vice President, and National Executive Board regarding the best strategies to resolve disputes and remedy violations of applicable laws and/or Collective Bargaining Agreements. Provides recommendations to the Executive Office for the continuous improvement to the overall efficiency and staff development of the Department of Labor Relations, including, but not limited to, internal policy and procedural changes. Develops innovative methods to provide assistance and education to NATCA representatives and advocates.
  3. Maintains awareness and understanding of any proposed or enacted modifications to laws, rules, regulations, or policies that could affect NATCA and/or the wages or working conditions of its membership. Operates proactively to ensure that NATCA leaders are aware of any such modifications and to develop strategies and tactical recommendations to address the effects.
  4. Works with counterparts at the Federal Aviation Administration to build a relationship in order to collaboratively resolve issues, as appropriate.
  5. Serves as principal technical liaison in matters related to labor-management relations and assigns tasks to Department of Labor Relations staff, NATCA representatives, and advocates, as appropriate. Represents NATCA as advocate/counsel in hearings before arbitrators, the Federal Labor Relations Authority, and other administrative forums as assigned.
  6. Serves as liaison between the NATCA President and the NATCA Grievance Review Team.
  7. Ensures the consistency of NATCA's position in mid-term contract negotiations, the filing, processing and arbitration of grievances, and in filings before the Federal Labor Relations Authority, the National Labor Relations Board, or other administrative forums.
  8. Oversees and manages departmental staff, including delegation of authority and tasks to Assistant Director(s) of Labor Relations. Leads the development of the Department of Labor Relations attorneys and other staff members through proactive coaching, mentoring, professional development, and feedback. Reviews and approves staff travel, leave requests, time reporting, and expense vouchers. Conducts performance reviews with employees as required to ensure that each staff member meets expectations and understands his or her duties and responsibilities.
  9. Supports and leads the development of training for the Department of Labor Relations staff and NATCA leaders and representatives on a variety of labor-management relations topics including arbitration, negotiation, and contract administration.
  10. Oversees NATCA's training function and ensures the effective administration of the NATCA Academy courses.
  11. Performs budget analysis to aid in the development of the departmental budget. Manages and operates within the approved departmental budget.
  12. Provides for departmental integration with all labor relations-related workgroups and with NATCA's Safety and Technology Department.
  13. Works with the Office of General Counsel and other senior NATCA staff on areas of cross­responsibility, as necessary.
  14. Works with NATCA Directors and Managers to implement the organization's mission, policies, and strategic objectives.
  15. Performs other duties, as assigned.

Position Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an ABA-accredited law school;
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with all aspects of labor-management relations in the federal and private sectors;
  • Substantial experience in representing labor organizations and union members in arbitrations and administrative forums;
  • Prior experience negotiating collective bargaining agreements and/or leading mid-term bargaining;
  • Experience supervising staff;
  • A member, in good standing, of the District of Columbia Bar, or eligible for admittance to the District of Columbia Bar within a reasonable amount of time after hire.

General Information:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

To apply for this position please email your resume and any other materials Magen Stevens mstevens@natcadc.org


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