Ability to start: late 2017/early 2018
Established in 1971, the non-profit Coalition for Clean Air (CCA) is California’s only statewide organization exclusively advocating for healthful air. CCA is dedicated to protecting public health, improving air quality, and preventing climate change. CCA is known for spearheading innovative policies, such as clean car standards and targeting climate investments to the communities that suffer the worst pollution and historic disinvestment. With offices in Los Angeles and Sacramento, CCA achieves its goals through policy advocacy, public education and partnering with diverse stakeholders.
About the Position
The Policy Associate is a key member of Coalition for Clean Air’s policy team, engaging in the development and execution of CCA advocacy efforts and campaigns. Objectives include the implementation of policies to clean up the port and freight transportation system in California, especially in the South Coast region. The position requires an individual comfortable working in a team setting while also being able to work independently and take initiative. The Policy Associate is based in downtown Los Angeles and reports to the Policy Director. The ideal candidate should be able to work 40 hours a week, including occasional weekends and evenings when needed. This position requires substantial discretion in determining how to meet assigned goals and competing deadlines.
Duties and Responsibilities
Compensation: $42,000 - $50,000/year depending upon qualifications and experience, plus a generous benefits package.
Additional Information: The responsibilities listed here are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include nonessential or marginal duties that may be required. CCA reserves the right to modify or change the duties and essential functions of this job at any time. Nothing in this job announcement should be considered as an offer or guarantee of employment.
Bi-lingual in English and Spanish preferred.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume in .pdf format to [email protected], subject: Policy Associate Position. Coalition for Clean Air is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color are encouraged to apply. Position will remain open until filled.