Chapter Relations, Education and Training, Project Management/Program Development
4 Year Degree
CHEMTREC, a division of the American Chemistry Council (ACC), currently has an opportunity for a Director, Outreach and Special Programs. CHEMTREC is a 24/7, Level 1 emergency call center that provides information to emergency responders and others who need assistance during hazardous materials incidents (e.g., spills, fires, leaks, or personnel exposures), as well as provides a mechanism for shippers of hazardous materials to comply with certain domestic and international regulations which require an emergency telephone number to be displayed on shipping and other documentation, where immediate access to product information is necessary. CHEMTREC has aspects of both a public service and a commercial organization, and provides services globally from its facility in Falls Church, Virginia.
The position is responsible for enhancing CHEMTREC’s public and industry service brand by serving as the primary spokesperson for CHEMTREC’s public and industry service-related initiatives (e.g., TRANSCAER). The position is also responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders in various government agencies, affiliated organizations, first responders, trade associations, ports, large carriers and other industry partners, and reports directly to CHEMTREC’s Operations Center Director.
Required qualifications include Bachelor’s degree in related field and at least 10 years’ experience in developing and implementing industry outreach and public service programs. Knowledge in emergency management and/or response, demonstrated skills in adult-based curriculum development and training; strong written and oral communications skills, as well as the ability to give internal and public presentations are a must.
To learn more about CHEMTREC, visit our web site at www.CHEMTREC.com. ACC offers a salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits. If you meet the qualifications, please forward your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to H_R@americanchemistry.com or fax to (202) 330-5563.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) is a national trade association representing the world’s leading chemical and plastics manufacturers. ACC represents its members on public policy issues; coordinates the industry’s research and testing programs; and administers Responsible Care®, the industry’s environment, health, safety and security performance improvement initiative.
Additional Salary Information: ACC offers medical, dental, vision as well as 401(k) matching contribution up to 6% and a 6% contribution to the Profit Sharing Plan, both vested immediately at 100%. Additionally, employees have access to a no cost onsite fitness center as well as eligibility for performance based merit increases and discretionary bonus program.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) represents the leading companies engaged in the business of chemistry. ACC members apply the science of chemistry to make innovative products and services that make people's lives better, healthier and safer. ACC is committed to improved environmental, health and safety performance through Responsible Care®, common sense advocacy designed to address major public policy issues, and health and environmental research and product testing. The business of chemistry is a $558 billion enterprise and a key element of the nation's economy. It is one of the nation’s largest exporters, accounting for ten cents out of every dollar in U.S. exports. Chemistry companies are among the largest investors in research and development. Safety and security have always been primary concerns of ACC members, and they have intensified their efforts, working closely with government agencies to improve security and to defend against any threat to the nation’s critical infrastructure.