The North Dakota Petroleum Council is currently seeking a Regulatory Affairs Manager to track, analyze, and coordinate responses to regulatory issues on the state, Tribal, and federal levels. Please see the attached job description for a full breakdown of job responsibilities and requirements. Full consideration will be given to qualified applicants desiring to work full time on a remote basis.

Reports to: NDPC President or Vice President

Education: Bachelor’s degree in related field required. Government or regulatory experience can be substituted for a degree in that field.
Experience: Previous experience and an understanding of the state, Tribal, and federal regulatory processes is preferred.


1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
2. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
3. Knowledge of applicable federal and state regulations and the ability to stay current on regulations.
4. Working knowledge of the regulatory processes of the state, Tribal, and federal governments.
5. Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking.
6. Ability to communicate effectively with different audiences, i.e. NDPC membership, government officials and staff, the media, and the public.
7. Experience developing and maintaining relationships with industry professionals and government officials and staff.

Location/Workplace: The employee will work full-time (40 hours per week), and additional hours as needed in Bismarck, North Dakota. Options for working full-time remotely also exist. Travel may be occasionally required.

Job Summary: Manage regulatory portfolio for NDPC and keep the busy and well-attended NDPC Regulatory Committee well informed and engaged. Serve as resource for all inquiries pertaining to regulatory affairs and coordinate with NDPC President and Vice President in crafting appropriate responses.

Essential Job Functions:

1. Issue regular communications to Regulatory Committee and NDPC working groups to keep membership informed of developments and updates on issues and areas of concern.
2. Host monthly Regulatory Committee calls to provide updates and share information with NDPC members focused on regulatory issues.
3. Track pending federal regulations and conduct analysis on how they may impact the industry in North Dakota.
4. Form and manage regulatory subcommittees and working groups to address specific issues.
5. Work with subcommittees and working groups to develop NDPC responses or comments on pending regulations or other government actions.
6. Manage NDPC Regulatory Committee email list and calendar invitations.
7. Act as liaison with other state/regional/national trades, coordinate messaging and communication when necessary.
8. Serve as key contact for NDPC to federal government offices and agencies.
9. Act as a resource for media inquiries related to regulatory topics and work with President and Vice President to craft appropriate response.
10. Draft talking points and background documents on regulatory issues for President or Vice President to present to other groups or speak to media.
11. Support NDPC staff to plan and implement events and event promotion.
12. Other duties, as required.


Interested candidates should complete an application and submit the following:

  • Completed Application
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Candidates can submit the attached application, a resume, and a cover letter to Kay Roth at no later than August 22, 2023. This position offers a competitive salary based upon experience and a full benefits package, including PTO, insurance, and 401(k) participation opportunities.

Deadline: August 22, 2023

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