Employment Opportunities


Safety, Health and Environmental Protection Technologist

 Scranton, PA

[Posted September 12, 2017]

Cocciardi and Associates, Inc. is a full-service Safety, Health, Environmental Protection and Emergency Preparedness consulting and engineering firm, with two office locations.  The firm is currently soliciting resumes for the position of Safety, Health and Environmental Protection Technologist in our Scranton, PA office.  This is a Fair Labor Standards Act position with a range of $18.03/hr. - $22.01/hr. ($37,502.40 - $45,780.80/year).  Hours worked over 40 hours are compensated at time and a half rate.  Overnight travel is 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 one (1) year of applicable work experience is required, resulting in specialized skills and the path to qualify for advancement and licensure.  Successful completion of a medical examination, including classification as a non-smoker, completion of a physical ability test demonstrating essential job tasks, and a drug screen are required.  Experience may be substituted for education on a year for year basis.

This individual performs projects of a technical nature.  Technologists’ tasks include the development of personal safety plans, presentation of training to clients in the areas of toxic material (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.

The Technologist must maintain specialization/qualifications and certifications in these areas, and routinely demonstrate these skills.

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 identifying interest to:  employment@cocciardi.com.  Additional company and job information will be sent to qualified candidates who will be interviewed upon identification.  A writing sample may be requested.  It is anticipated that the hiring process will be completed by mid-October, 2017.

For additional information concerning this position, contact Michael Baltrusaitis, CHMM, CSP at (570) 291-0030 ext. 103.