Job Overview

Summary

Come on board with us and take a journey that will challenge your mind and develop your career. The quality of our lives, the shape of our communities and the productivity of our Nation's economy depend on our transportation systems. We recognize and value the importance of our workforce and the diversity of backgrounds and ideas that each employee brings.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is an exciting and progressive organization. We are seeking individuals who are committed to superior service and who can help us continue our work to reduce highway injuries and fatalities.  Excellent benefits including 401k and family friendly leave policies. visit our website at www.nhtsa.dot.gov.

Duties

As the Director, Office of Regulatory Analysis and Evaluation you will:

  • Serves as the Director, Office of Regulatory Analysis and Evaluation with responsibility for the development and operation of the Administration’s Regulatory Impact Analyses (cost-benefit analyses) and evaluations with respect to rulemaking and highway safety.  As such, you will coordinate and conduct economic, market, social, statistical, inflation and other impact analyses required to support proposed and final rulemakings.  You will direct, coordinate, and conduct evaluations of final rules and safety equipment to determine their costs and benefits in reducing crashes, fatalities, and injuries.  In addition, you will coordinate and conduct evaluations of significant agency programs and evolving safety technologies and analyses of critical safety issues, such as the cost of crashes.

Duties and Responsibilities
You will plan, organize, direct, and supervise work to be accomplished for the office and is responsible for the accomplishment of the following tasks:
  • Recommends and/or establishes systems and procedures for analyzing, reviewing and making formal determinations of economic, market, inflationary, and social effects of existing or proposed NHTSA regulatory activities.
  • Supervises, analyzes and reviews products of the staff to assure that they use appropriate, rigorous and comprehensive methodologies for determining the expected benefits, costs, and other impacts.  Costs include impacts to the private sector, consumers, and to Federal, state and local governments.
  • Is responsible for developing techniques for economic and social impact analyses and cost estimation and defining the criteria for decision making.
  • Develops evaluation plans and collaborates with other senior management officials to identify needed evaluations.
  • Conducts studies of alternative regulatory proposals to assess their probable effects in terms of achieving NHTSA objectives and ensures that all alternatives are fully evaluated prior to the Administrator’s decision, as required by Executive Order. 
  • Attends conferences and meetings as they pertain to NHTSA’s overall regulatory analysis function and evaluation function, as representative of the Associate Administrator. 
  • Prepares Regulatory Flexibility Analyses as required by Congress.  Examines the possible effect of regulations on small businesses, small organizations, and small government jurisdictions.

Travel Required

  • Not Required