EMPLOYMENT

Employment Opportunities

Cocciardi and Associates, Inc. is a full service Safety, Health, Environmental Protection and Emergency Management consulting and engineering firm, with multiple locations in Pennsylvania. The company offers an exceptional benefit package, including a 401(k) retirement plan.    

 

Employment Opportunity:  Safety, Health and Environmental Technologist

Posted:  February 14, 2014

 

Cocciardi and Associates, Inc. is soliciting resumes for the position of Safety, Health and Environmental Technologist for its Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania office.  This is an entry level position.  The successful candidate will possess an appropriate college degree or equivalent work experience in the fields of occupational safety, industrial hygiene, emergency services or environmental protection/pollution prevention. 

 

This individual will perform surveys and monitoring utilizing industrial hygiene equipment, assess compliance with health, safety and environmental laws and regulations, as well as life safety codes and calibrate, inspect and maintain safety-related equipment, and present related concepts in a classroom situation.  The successful candidate will be capable of wearing personal protective equipment, including respiratory protection, and must successfully complete a post-offer physical.  The technologist may perform the duties of a site safety and health officer at industrial or hazardous substance release or remediation sites, or other emergency response events.  Work is reviewed by Supervisors through reports, meetings, performance evaluations, and client's evaluation formats, on a routine (e.g. daily) basis.  The position involves travel to client locations, and a valid driver’s license is required. 

 

This position is covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act with initial compensation set at $16.78/hour - $20.85/hour ($34,902.40 - $43,368.00/year); hours worked over 40 hours per week paid at time and a half rate.  Overnight travel is required.

 

The company offers an exceptional benefit package with employment including a comprehensive health care package, 401(k) retirement plan and professional development opportunities.

 

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest and a resume to:  employment@cocciardi.com.  Applications will be received until an acceptable candidate is identified.  Interviews will be scheduled upon receipt of resumes documenting acceptable credentials.

 

 

For additional information concerning this position, contact Ben Heckman, CIH at (717) 766-4500 ext. 3022.

 

 

Employment Opportunity:  Emergency Preparedness

Posted:  February 6, 2014

 

Cocciardi and Associates, Inc. is a full service Safety, Health, Environmental Protection and Emergency Management consulting and engineering firm, with multiple locations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. 

 

The company is currently soliciting CV/resumes for an Emergency Preparedness Professional to be associated with an office location in Harrisburg, Scranton or State College, Pennsylvania.  This is an exempt position under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  The company offers an exceptional benefit package with employment, including a comprehensive healthcare package, Safe Harbor Retirement Plan and professional development opportunities.

 

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest and CV/resume to employment@cocciardi.com.  Applications will be received until an acceptable candidate is identified.  A telephone interview will be held with candidates who meet minimum requirements.  Subsequent writing samples and documentation of qualifications will be requested of candidates who move to a personal interview with the hiring team and this phase is expected to occur during February/March 2014. 

 

The anticipated job start date for this position is April 2014.  Successful candidates must pass an employment physical examination documenting abilities to perform essential job tasks.  This includes a drug screen.  A valid driver’s license is required for this position.

 

For additional information concerning this employment advertisement, contact Evalyn Fisher at (717)766-4500, or efisher@cocciardi.com.

 

Position Description:  Emergency Preparedness Professional (Salary Range $60,000.00-$68,500.00, DOQ)

 

This position will develop and manage projects and supervise others to complete emergency preparedness projects such as the development of emergency response and recovery plans, training and education provision within the emergency service disciplines, exercising of existing client contingency plans and provision of evaluations and reviews for clients in compliance with national formats, such as those of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program.  The individual must be knowledgeable and certified in the National Incident Management System. 

 

Individuals with specialized emergency preparedness skills and experience, as well as project or business management of large activities are optimal candidates.  Current work activities occur in both the public and private sectors, including the public health field.  

Individuals seeking this position must be excellent verbal communicators and possess above average written communications, computer and documentation skills.  The selected individual will have a minimum of seven years documented full time experience in the field (including supervisory experience), a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field from an accredited university and professional certification or recognition.  Appropriate degrees are technically bounded, and include both the management and science fields.  An advanced degree may be used for qualifying experience on a year for year basis or replace required professional certifications.

 

Employment Opportunity:  Emergency Preparedness

Posted:  February 6, 2014

 

Cocciardi and Associates, Inc. is a full service Safety, Health, Environmental Protection and Emergency Management consulting and engineering firm, with multiple locations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. 

 

The company is currently soliciting CV/resumes for an Emergency Preparedness Specialist which will be associated with an office location in Harrisburg, Scranton or State College, Pennsylvania.  This is an exempt position under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  The company offers and exceptional benefit package with employment, including a comprehensive healthcare package, Safe Harbor Retirement Plan and professional development opportunities.

 

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest and resume identifying the position for which they are applying to employment@cocciardi.com.  Applications will be received until an acceptable candidate is identified.  A telephone interview will be held with candidates who meet minimum requirements.  Subsequent writing samples and documentation of qualifications will be requested of candidates who move to a personal interview and this phase is expected to occur during the Spring of 2014. 

 

An anticipated job start date for this position is Spring of 2014.  Successful candidates must pass an employment physical examination documenting abilities to perform essential job tasks.  This includes a drug screen, ability to use a respirator and a valid driver’s license.

 

For additional information concerning this employment advertisement, contact Rocco DiPietro, CSP at (570)291-0030, or rdipietro@cocciardi.com.

 

Position Description:  Emergency Preparedness Specialist (Salary Range $45,000.00-$52,500.00, DOQ)

 

The individual in this position will implement emergency preparedness projects and plans, as directed.  Activities include development of plans (knowledge of emergency planning requirements and processes is essential) for the response and recovery phases of emergent events, provision of training and education to clients, in particular in the private sector, and performance of evaluations and reviews of actual critical events.  Exercises in compliance with national codes and formats, such as those of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program are managed and evaluated.  The individual must be knowledgeable in the National Incident Management System and have experience performing both emergency response and recovery tasks for wide populations or large industries.  Individuals who have participated in both the response and recovery phase of emergent events are optional candidates. 

This individual will receive assignments and supervision on a routine (e.g. weekly) basis, and must have demonstrated written and oral communication skills.  This individual will possess an appropriate college degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of three years of response/planning/training experience, resulting in specialized skills and the ability to qualify for professional certification.  Professional certification or an advanced degree may be substituted for one year of required experience.

 

 

Safety, Health and Environmental Protection Specialist, State College, PA

[Posted January 1, 2014]

 

Cocciardi and Associates, Inc. is a full service Safety, Health, Environmental Protection and Emergency Management consulting and engineering firm, with multiple office locations.  The firm is currently soliciting resumes/CV for the position of Safety, Health and Environmental Protection (SHEP) Specialist (salary $52,500.00-$60,000.00 DOQ) in State College, PA.  This is a salaried exempt (FLSA) position, with overnight travel required.  The company offers an exceptional benefit package, including a comprehensive healthcare package, multi-faceted retirement plan, and professional development opportunities.  Professional progression and advancement is anticipated for this individual.

 

The successful candidate for this position will possess an appropriate degree and work experience in the field(s) of occupational safety, industrial hygiene, and/or environmental science/protection.  A minimum of five (5) years of applicable experience is required, resulting in specialized skills and the path to qualify for advancement.  Demonstration of movement toward an advanced degree and/or professional certification is required.  Successful completion of a medical examination, including classification as a non-smoker, completion of a physical ability test demonstrating the ability to perform essential job tasks, and a drug screen are required.  Demonstrated supervisory capabilities are required, with a minimum of one (1) year of supervisory experience necessary to qualify for this position.

 

This individual performs projects of a technical nature and manages Safety, Health and Environmental Technologists to accomplish tasks, in addition to performance of key safety related activities in these areas.  Safety, Health and Environmental Technologists’ tasks include the development of personal safety and environmental protection plans, development and/or presentation of training for clients in the areas of toxic material and waste handling (U.S. EPA and OSHA training), OSHA or state required safety training, inspection of public and private sites for safety and environmental health hazards, and the provision of written reports with prioritized recommended actions.  Experience and/or licensure in these areas is essential.

 

This individual must maintain specialization/qualifications and certifications in these areas, and routinely demonstrate these skills on large or complex safety, health and environmental compliance projects.

 

Communications (verbal and written) skills must be exceptional, with clients, subordinates, and supervisors. 

 

Previous work in the consulting field, though not essential for each candidate, will document the candidates’ ability to manage similar projects and products from inception (bid and specifications) through conclusion (cost effective scheduling and project reporting).

 

This individual must be fully qualified to use personal protective equipment, including respirators, and may enter or operate in hazardous environments or atmospheres.

 

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest in this position and a resume/CV to:  employment@cocciardi.com.  Resumes will be received/reviewed, additional information (specific position description) sent to qualified candidates, and qualified candidates interviewed upon identification.  A multi-step employment process is anticipated, which will include an initial request for a writing sample, phone interview and subsequent personal interview and ability for the candidate to demonstrate problem-solving abilities.