About the position. NMA is seeking a Director of Air Quality to manage the association’s programs and advocacy on federal environmental standards and regulations, primarily related to air quality. Responsibilities include:
Develop the technical and policy basis to support the association’s policy positions relative to federal air quality initiatives arising under the Clean Air Act;
Develop and execute advocacy strategy in support of policy positions;
Assist the association’s General Counsel in management of litigation arising from Clean Air Act regulatory proceedings;
Serve as principal liaison with NMA’s Air Quality Subcommittee to develop consensus positions on policy and responses to rulemaking
Management of NMA’s air quality regulatory and litigation budgets.
College degree required with minimum of three-years’ experience in public policy development. A law degree is preferred but not required. Knowledge of the Federal Clean Air Act, implementing regulations and source specific permitting is required. Strong analytical, written and oral communication skills are necessary. The position requires personal initiative, ability to negotiate across a wide-range of constituencies, timeliness, professional discretion and decisiveness.
About National Mining Association
The National Mining Association’s (NMA) mission is to build support for public policies that will help Americans fully and responsibly benefit from our abundant domestic energy and mineral resources. Our objective is to engage in and influence the public process on the most significant and timely issues that impact mining’s ability to safely and sustainably locate, permit, mine, transport and utilize the nation’s vast resources.
NMA serves its membership by: promoting the safe production and use of coal and mineral resources; establishing a strong political presence in the Nation’s Capital; serving as the information center for and a single voice of U.S. mining; and addressing the current and future policy needs of U.S. mining, mining equipment manufacturers and support services members of NMA.