Special Assistant - 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.

This position is located in the Office of Administrator and Deputy Administrator.  You will serve as a Special Assistant to the Administrator and/or Deputy Administrator, handling sensitive issues, scheduling and contributing to meetings, collecting briefing papers, for senior agency Department 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.  The incumbent of this position will work a flextime work schedule.