The Regulatory Affairs Specialist will play a key role in assisting the Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Senior Director of Security and Risk Management in the formulation and implementation of refining and petrochemical industries’ regulatory advocacy, including the development of Association policy on Congressional legislation and regulatory matters. The incumbent will also work with the Advocacy team in increasing the effectiveness and visibility of AFPM with the Executive Branch, Congress, and state lawmakers on key regulatory and policy matters affecting the refining and petrochemical sectors.
Provide analytical and other support in the planning and implementation of regulatory advocacy affecting AFPM members.
Assist with analysis of DHS, FAA, DOE, OSHA, and other rule-makings and Congressional legislation to determine the impacts on AFPM members.
Perform research on and assist in writing public comments in response to regulatory rule-making proposals.
Monitor Congressional and regulatory activities to identify those most likely to result in legislation or regulation on environmental and safety issues.
Successfully assist in the planning, coordination, and execution of AFPM security meetings and conferences. Coordinate Security Committee and Drone Working Group administrative duties.
Represent AFPM on relevant industry and government coalitions. Identify and make recommendations for advancing analytical initiatives (e.g., technical studies, research, etc.).
Other duties as required by the Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, and the Senior Director, Security and Risk Management.
Bachelor’s degree required. 2-4 years of experience working with energy, security, safety, and environmental issues in a related association, industry, or regulatory agency. Strong analytical skills in supporting regulatory matters. Superior communication skills, evidenced by experience in communicating advocacy positions, including writing regulatory comments and/or testimony. Ability to effectively work with and through member committees to accomplish AFPM goals. Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent work ethic and an ability to work well independently and in a team environment. Proficient with all Microsoft Office programs.
Qualified, interested candidates should forward cover letter, resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only direct applications will be considered; resumes received via placement agency or other third party will not be reviewed. AFPM is an Equal Opportunity Employer located in Washington, D.C.
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