Job Bank: BLET National Legislative Office
seeks Director of Regulatory Affairs
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen is seeking to hire
a Director of Regulatory Affairs to work full time out of the BLET's National
Legislative Office in Washington, D.C.
The successful candidate will be responsible for a number of varied regulatory,
political and legislative duties, including but not limited to:
- Accumulate/disseminate data and research for the BLET's position on
all present/future rulemakings on all 49 CFR. This will involve corresponding
with the BLET National Division, General Committees of Adjustment, State
Legislative Boards and other interested parties.
- Assist in representing the BLET at FRA rulemakings, Rail Safety Advisory
Committee meetings, and other forums that may result from FRA-labor-management
- Prepare executive summaries and progress reports on correspondence
from FRA, and develop educational material on regulations for publication
- Assist in developing and processing legislative issues.
- Assist in lobbying Congress on legislative issues.
- Assist in preparing strategic plans and participating in changing/adding
safety regulations and legislative issues.
- Prepare and/or present hearing testimony regarding federal and state
legislation, and/or regarding regulatory issues.
- Develop a uniform safety regulation process in coordination with General
Committees and State Legislative Boards.
- Assist in establishing a safety database.
- Develop a strategy for targeting railroads' substandard compliance.
- Monitor technology and assessing impact on Locomotive Engineer and
The Director of Regulatory Affairs will assume all of the above duties
and responsibilities. He or she will work under the direction of the Vice
President and National Legislative Representative.
TO APPLY: Send cover letter, along with your resume to John P. Tolman,
Vice President & National Legislative Representative, Brotherhood of
Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, 25 Louisiana Avenue, N.W., Washington,
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