PASS – Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO
Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO

Legal and Legislative Assistant

Based in Washington, DC

Since 1977, the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO (PASS) has represented more than 11,000 employees of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Department of Defense (DoD) who install, maintain, support and certify air traffic control and national defense equipment, inspect and oversee the commercial and general aviation industries, develop flight procedures, and perform quality analyses of complex aviation systems used in air traffic control and national defense in the United States and abroad.

PASS seeks a Legal and Legislative Assistant who will support the work of its in-house attorneys and legislative director.


  • Assist attorneys with case management and ensure all timelines are met and the organization’s databases are accurate and up to date.
  • Coordinate scheduling of arbitration hearings, trainings and associated travel.
  • Work with regional and local representatives to ensure that case files are complete.
  • Monitor and track federal legislation.
  • Participate in coalition meetings.
  • Work with PASS members on grassroots activities.
  • PAC record keeping and FEC report preparation.
  • Conduct legislative research.


  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university.
  • Experience or educational background in government or legislative affairs.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to manage a wide array of tasks under various deadlines.
  • Demonstration of administrative skills.


  • Knowledge of federal-sector labor unions and/or the aviation industry.
  • Ability to conduct research with services such as LEXIS or CYBERFEDS.
  • Experience using spreadsheets such as Excel to analyze data.

To Apply
Please email a cover letter, résumé, references and a writing sample to: ssutich@passnational.org.

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