This position is currently a hybrid remote/in-office position. Only local residents within commuting distance will be considered at this time.
American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) is a dynamic trade association representing high-tech American manufacturers of virtually the entire U.S. supply of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, other fuels and home heating oil, as well as the petrochemicals used as building blocks for thousands of vital products in daily life, from paints to plastics, space suits to solar panels, and medicines to mobile phones.
AFPM is looking for knowledgeable and impactful Policy Analysts, Regulatory Affairs to join our team of regulatory affairs and government relations professionals. The Policy Analysts will play a key role assisting in the formulation and implementation of AFPM fuels, vehicles, environmental, and security policies. Additionally, the Policy Analysts will work with AFPM’s Advocacy team to increase the effectiveness and visibility of AFPM with the Executive Branch, Congress, and state lawmakers on key regulatory and policy matters affecting the refining and petrochemical sectors.
The Policy Analyst:
- Assists with analysis of Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Energy, National Highway Transportation Administration, Department of Homeland Security, and other rulemakings as well as Congressional legislation to determine the impacts on AFPM members.
- Performs research on and assists with writing public comments in response to regulatory rulemaking proposals.
- Assists in the preparation of high-quality comments, presentations, Congressional testimony, and other advocacy materials.
- Identifies and makes recommendations for advancing analytical initiatives, for example, technical studies and research.
- Represents AFPM on relevant industry and government coalitions.
- Assists in staffing the AFPM Environmental, Fuels, Security, and other Committees as assigned.
- Monitors Congressional and regulatory activities to identify those most likely to result in legislation or regulation on fuels, environmental, vehicle, and security issues.
- Develops and maintains strong and positive working relationships with AFPM member company representatives.
- Coordinates and collaborates with other AFPM departments to achieve desired objectives.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- At least 3-5 years of experience working with energy and fuels matters; trade association experience a plus.
- Strong analytical skills for supporting regulatory positions.
- Outstanding communication skills, evidenced by experience in communicating advocacy positions, including writing regulatory comments and/or testimony.
- Ability to effectively work with and through member committees to accomplish AFPM goals.
- Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.
- Ability to work under tight time constraints.
- Strong work ethic and the ability to work well independently and in a team environment.
- Proficient with all Microsoft Office programs.
- Bachelor’s degree in related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.