About the position. The National Mining Association (NMA) is seeking an Assistant General Counsel to manage the association’s programs and advocacy on public policies related to federal water quality standards and regulations. Responsibilities include:
Development of technical and policy bases to support the association’s positions relative to federal initiatives arising under the Clean Water Act;
Develop and execute advocacy strategy in support of policy positions;
Assist the association’s General Counsel in management of litigation arising from Clean Water Act regulatory proceedings;
Serve as principal liaison with NMA’s Water Quality Subcommittee to develop consensus positions on policy and responses to rulemaking;
Management of NMA’s water quality regulatory and litigation budgets.
Law degree and knowledge of the Federal Clean Water Act required. Three-years’ experience preferred. 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.
NMA offers a generous benefits package including retirement and health care. Interested candidates should respond with resume/CV and cover letter including salary requirements to email@example.com.
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.