The American Coatings Association (ACA), a national trade association representing manufacturers of paints and coatings, seeks an individual to serve as Assistant Director of Product Stewardship. Key issues would include chemicals management, product labeling, TSCA, FIFRA , and air quality (VOC) regulations. Candidate should preferably have a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, or chemistry and 5-10 years’ in industry, trade association, or government experience. Requires experience with advocacy on local, state or federal level, including comment development, submission and testifying before regulatory agencies or legislative bodies.
Ability to travel required.
To apply for this position, please visit https://american-coatings-association.breezy.hr/. Please submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements in your application.
The American Coatings Association (ACA), a national trade association representing manufacturers of paints and coatings, seeks an environmental attorney familiar with federal and state regulatory and legislative processes to work in a collaborative environment with scientific and technical professionals. Knowledge of and experience with product stewardship, hazardous waste regulations and sustainability issues are helpful. This position will be part of a team to advocate on behalf of a stewardship program in the state legislatures. Consequently, the ability to travel is essential. The work will also include activities at the federal level on a variety of sustainability issues, such as Green Building standards and air quality issues.
Candidate should have 2 – 5 years’ experience and be admitted to the practice of law in at least one jurisdiction. Requisite knowledge of and ability to interpret federal and state environmental and health regulations, and communicate to non-lawyers is also essential. Requires experience with advocacy on local, state or federal level, including demonstrated ability to draft well organized, meaningful comments and testify accordingly before regulatory agencies or legislative bodies.
This position reports directly to the Vice President of Government Affairs.
Please submit resume, persuasive writing sample, and salary requirements at https://american-coatings-association.breezy.hr/; or mail to H. McAuliffe at 901 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 300 West, Washington, DC 20001.
ACA is a voluntary, nonprofit organization working to advance the needs of the paint and coatings industry and the professionals who work in it. Through advocacy of the industry and its positions on legislative, regulatory, and judicial issues at the federal, state and local levels, it acts as an effective ally ensuring that the industry is represented and fairly considered. The association focuses on advancements in science and technology through its technical conferences and journals, and offers essential business information to members through its publications, surveys, and business programs.