SEARCH REOPENED: DECEMBER 20, 2012
Safety, Health, Environmental Protection and Emergency Planning Specialist – State College, Pennsylvania
Cocciardi and Associates, Inc. is soliciting resumes for the position of Safety, Health, Environmental Protection and Emergency Planning Specialist for its State College, Pennsylvania office. The successful candidate will possess an appropriate college degree and work experience in the fields of occupational safety, industrial hygiene, emergency planning or environmental protection/pollution prevention.
This individual will manage activities in this office location. (S)he will perform exposure assessments, including industrial hygiene surveys, and assess control technologies and compliance with health, safety and environmental laws and regulations, as well as life safety codes for clients. Safety, emergency response and environmental protection training is presented. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable in the safety rubric areas of waste management, environmental quality, emergency preparedness and response, and be experienced in the application of this knowledge to diverse work sites (e.g. governmental, industrial and construction sites, as well as other potentially hazardous operations). The successful candidate will be capable of wearing personal protective equipment, including respiratory protection, and must pass an employment physical. Work is reviewed by Supervisors through reports, meetings, performance evaluations, and client's evaluation formats, on a routine (e.g. weekly) basis, however the individual in this position must be capable of independent work and motivated to do so. The position involves travel to client locations, and a valid driver’s license is required.
The successful candidate will possess an appropriate college degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum of three years safety, health, emergency planning, or environmental protection experience, resulting in specialized skills and the ability to qualify for professional certification or licensure. A candidate with experience in multiple areas will be selected for this position. Recent knowledge and experience with homeland security and emergency management activities is highly desirable. Successful completion of a medical exam, including classification as a non-smoker, completion of a physical ability test, and a drug screen are required.
This position is an exempt Fair Labor Standards Act position with initial compensation set at $45,000.00 - $60,000.00/year. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews will be scheduled upon receipt of resumes documenting acceptable credentials.
For additional information concerning this position, contact Rocco DiPietro, CSP at (570) 291-0030 ext. 104.