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Ms. Heather Fonteneau
Director of Human Resources and Operations
American Traffic Safety Services Association
15 Riverside Parkway, Suite 100
Fredericksburg, VA 22406

Fax: 540-368-1717

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Job Title: Associate Director of State Government Relations

Location: Washington, DC

FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt
Number of vacancies: 1
ATSSA is in search of an associate director of state government relations to serve as a key resource to its members and the roadway safety industry.  Under general supervision of the director of government relations this position carries out duties to support ATSSA core purpose and the advancement of the roadway safety industry by growing successful state legislative programs relevant to ATSSA members; serving as an authority on ATSSA-related legislation and regulation; educating and communicating with members regarding relevant topics and managing relevant events at the state level.
Education and Experience- A bachelor’s degree in political science, public administration or related field.  At least five years of state government relations experience, grassroots advocacy and Hill experience. Experience in a member-based organization and/or in the roadway infrastructure safety industry preferred. 
Skills and Knowledge–Expert knowledge legislative process;  strong writing; editing, organizational, and project management skills; strong detail-orientation; the proven ability to meet deadlines under pressure; at ease networking and communicating with various levels of an organization; ability to collaborate in a team environment and experience working with volunteers;  demonstrated ability to problem solve independently; ability to effectively analyze legislations; comfortable working in Microsoft Office applications.

Travel – Ability to travel nationally to chapter meetings and regularly to Fredericksburg, VA office a total of 30% +/-. Must have a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and the willingness/ability to use personal vehicle during the course of employment.


  • The American Traffic Safety Services Association
  • 15 Riverside Parkway, Suite 100
  • Fredericksburg, Virginia 22406-1077
  • Telephone: (800) 272-8772



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