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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. 


Public Health and Safety Professional

Posted:  June 12, 2015


Cocciardi and Associates, Inc. is a full service public and occupational health, safety, emergency preparedness and environmental consulting and engineering firm, with multiple locations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

The company is currently soliciting CV/resumes for a Public Health and Safety Professional to be associated with an office location in Harrisburg, 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.

Position Description:  Public Health and Safety Professional (Salary Range $60,000.00-$68,500.00, DOQ)

This position will develop and manage projects and supervise others to complete public health and safety projects such as the development of emergency response and recovery plans, training and education provision within the public health and public safety service disciplines, exercising of existing client emergency and contingency plans and provision of evaluations and reviews for clients in compliance with national standards and best practices.  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 users of public health and public safety services (e.g. healthcare facilities and health departments).  Individuals seeking this position must be excellent verbal communicators and possess above average written communications, computer project management 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.  Applicable advanced degrees (e.g. MPH) may be used for qualifying experience on a year for year basis or replace required professional certifications.

The anticipated job start date for this position is the third (3rd) quarter of 2015.  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.  Typical work weeks exceed 40 hours, and travel is required.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest and CV/resume with salary history to employment@cocciardi.com.  Applications will be received until an acceptable candidate is identified.  A telephone interview may initially be held with candidates who meet minimum requirements.  Subsequently, writing samples may be requested and an interview with the hiring team will be arranged.

For additional information concerning this employment advertisement, contact Barb Pears at (717) 766-4500 ext 3028, or bpears@cocciardi.com.