National trade association representing manufacturers of paints and coatings seeks an individual to serve as Assistant Director of Environment. Key issues would include hazardous waste management, sustainability issues, and air quality (VOC) regulations. Candidate should preferably have a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, engineering, or chemistry and 2 – 5 years of experience in industry, trade associations, or the government. Requires experience with local, state or federal regulations, including analysis, data development, and collaboration on advocacy activities before regulatory agencies or legislative bodies. Ability to travel required.
About American Coatings Association (ACA):
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.
This position is located at ACA headquarters in Washington, DC and will operate within a hybrid work environment (working both onsite and remotely).
Employment, Salary and Benefits
This is a full time, regular position. Salary depends on experience; ACA provides generous benefits including 401(k) match, PTO, medical, dental, and life insurance, commuter benefits & wellness reimbursement, and professional development/training opportunities.
All ACA employees hired after November 3, 2021, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the start date of their employment or obtain an approved accommodation or exemption, as may be provided for under applicable law. An offer for employment for this position will be conditioned on the selected candidate providing documentation to evidence his/her vaccination status or to evidence his/her eligibility for an approved medical, religious, or other exemption or accommodation.
Diversity & Inclusion
ACA is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.
Candidate should preferably have a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, engineering, or chemistry and 2 – 5 years of experience in industry, trade associations, or the government. Requires experience with local, state or federal regulations, including analysis, data development, and collaboration on advocacy activities before regulatory agencies or legislative bodies. Ability to travel required.
The ACA is a voluntary, non-profit trade association working to advance the needs of the paint and coatings industry and the professionals who work in it. The Association represents paint and coatings manufacturers, raw materials suppliers, distributors, and technical professionals. ACA serves as an advocate and ally for members on legislative, regulatory and judicial issues, and provides forums for the advancement and promotion of the industry through educational and professional development services.
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