Senior Advisor – The people of NHTSA work every day to help all Americans drive, ride, and walk safely.  We do this by driving technological safety innovations; educating Americans about making safer choices as they travel; and working with our vital partners at the State and local level towards a future when no one need lose their life because someone chose to speed, or to drive drunk, or to send a text from behind the wheel.  At NHTSA, we know this future is not guaranteed.  It will take hard work and perseverance.  And, most importantly, it will take talented, committed individuals working together.  We hope you will join us in our life-saving mission.
The Senior Advisor position is located in the Office of Administrator, and will focus on a variety of topics, handling sensitive issues, contributing to meetings and providing guidance on behalf of the Administrator and/or Deputy Administrator, conducting special studies and projects, analyzing and assessing key policy and program issues, providing policy advice, preparing briefing papers, participating in strategic discussions with senior agency officials, Congressional and White House staff, and industry experts and stakeholders and otherwise accomplishing a variety of assignments. 

The ideal candidate for this position possesses good organizational skills and is capable of garnering support throughout the organization.  NHTSA is looking for someone who is highly motivated, who can facilitate processes, and who can communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, at all levels of the organization.