Annual merit increase, discretionary bonus, matching 401(k), profit sharing, medical and dental, hybrid work schedule.
4 Year Degree
The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a national trade association representing the world’s leading chemical and plastics manufacturers, currently has an opportunity for Associate Director, Environment for its Regulatory and Scientific division. ACC represents its members on public policy issues; coordinates the industry’s research and testing programs; and administers Responsible Care®, the industry’s environment, health, safety and security performance improvement initiative.
The position is responsible for providing technical and policy expertise for the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) advocacy related to federal and state environmental media statutes and regulations, including, the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation Act, National Environmental Policy Act, environmental justice policies, and state regulatory or legislative environmental efforts. The position will provide support and management of assigned environmental committees, workgroups and/or taskforces, relevant advocacy and policy issues as assigned. The position will also assist with advocating for sound environmental policies at the federal and state level by engaging internal and external stakeholders, partners and regulatory agencies. The position reports directly to the Senior Director, Energy, Climate and Environment.
A bachelor’s degree in relevant field (e.g., environmental science, public policy, public health, business management) and five years’ relevant experience in a technical, scientific, legal or policy field are required as well as experience with business, trade, government, political or policy advocacy organization and a sound understanding of relevant regulation, legislation and/or Executive Orders associated with relevant environmental areas (i.e., Inflation Reduction Act, Executive Order 14008; Executive Order on Revitalizing Our Nation’s Commitment to Environmental Justice for All, Clean Water Act, National Environmental Policy Act), and related policy activities that may impact the business of chemistry. A self-starter with the ability to work independently on a variety of projects and prioritize multiple issues, projects, and information requests, excellent writing skills and working knowledge and demonstrated ability to work effectively in Microsoft Office applications, including Teams, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access are a must.
To learn more about us, visit our web site at www.americanchemistry.com. ACC offers a salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits. If you meet the qualifications, please forward your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) represents the leading companies engaged in the business of chemistry. ACC members apply the science of chemistry to make innovative products and services that make people's lives better, healthier and safer. ACC is committed to improved environmental, health and safety performance through Responsible Care®, common sense advocacy designed to address major public policy issues, and health and environmental research and product testing. The business of chemistry is a $558 billion enterprise and a key element of the nation's economy. It is one of the nation’s largest exporters, accounting for ten cents out of every dollar in U.S. exports. Chemistry companies are among the largest investors in research and development. Safety and security have always been primary concerns of ACC members, and they have intensified their efforts, working closely with government agencies to improve security and to defend against any threat to the nation’s critical infrastructure.