Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

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 U.S. Department of Transportation: Careers in Motion.

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 include 401K and family friendly leave policies. Visit our website at www.NHTSA.DOT.GOV

Duties

As the Associate Administrator for Enforcement you will:

Under the general administrative direction of the Executive Director, the incumbent serves as the Associate Administrator for Enforcement with responsibility for directing administration programs which ensure industry compliance with federal laws, standards and regulations pertinent to vehicle safety, fuel economy, damageability, theft protection, consumer information, vehicle certification (gray market), and odometer fraud. Develops law enforcement strategies and evidentiary support to develop and implement all statutory law enforcement responsibilities, including support for agency litigation efforts.

Responsible for recommendations and decisions in the establishment of requirements for the executive leadership, policy guidance, and management direction of program development, implementation and coordination for the following:

1. Office of Defects Investigation: Responsible for the testing, inspection, and investigation necessary for the identification and correction of safety-related defects in motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment under the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966, as amended.

2. Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance: Responsible for the testing, inspection, and investigation necessary to assure compliance of motor vehicle and motor vehicle equipment with the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, as well as requirements related to theft protection, vehicle certification (gray market), and the associate notification requirements of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966, as amended. Also conducts the necessary investigations under Title I, V, and VI of the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Saving Act of 1972, as amended, regarding the bumper damageability regulation and fuel economy standards.

3. Office of Odometer Fraud Investigation: Responsible for the conduct of criminal investigations to determine violations of the odometer fraud law and regulations established under the provisions of Title IV of the Motor Vehicle Information and Cost Savings Act, as amended.

The incumbent represents the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Department of Transportation nationally and internationally on appropriate matters, dealing with safety organizations, professional societies, the academic and scientific communities, other government agencies and industry.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional Travel will be required.

Relocation Authorized

  • No