The American Trucking Associations (ATA), the nation’s leading trade and lobby association representing the trucking industry, is currently seeking a Safety Policy Manager
The incumbent supports the Vice-President of Safety Policy. This position is responsible for promoting and defending the interests of ATA’s members on driver and carrier safety issues as well as providing technical assistance to members seeking to understand and comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs). This position will report to the VP, Safety Policy and has direct contact with ATA members and various governmental agencies.
This position interacts with ATA members, state trucking association executives and their staffs, other Policy and Regulatory Affairs staff, ATA’s Legislative Affairs Division staff, ATA conferences and councils, and government officials.
Education - BA/BS degree plus 2 – 5 years of work experience, preferably in government affairs, policy and advocacy, or in the trucking industry generally. Knowledge of FMCSRs and the federal regulatory process required; familiarity with PHMSA regulations desirable. Excellent communication skills (both written and oral); excellent presentation skills for both large and small groups; capable of communicating complex regulatory and legislative initiatives in straightforward language skill.
Requirements - Excellent communication skills (both written and oral); excellent presentation skills for both large and small groups; capable of communicating complex regulatory and legislative initiatives in straightforward language.
Professional Certification and Affiliations - none required.
About American Trucking Associations
The mission of the American Trucking Associations, Inc. (ATA), is to effectively advocate and communicate efforts designed to improve safety and profitability for our members.
The American Trucking Associations is a non-profit organization. Founded in 1933, ATA is the national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to transport our nation's freight.