APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 35
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Radiation Control Specialists determine compliance with State and federal regulation pertaining to radiation; inspect and investigate complaints involving radiation sources and radiation producing devices.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
Radiation Control Specialist 2- Radioactive Materials Inspection, Investigation and Licensing. Radiation Control Specialists determine compliance with State and federal regulations pertaining to radiation; inspect and investigate complaints involving radiation sources and radiation producing devices; measure and evaluate levels of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation; and address other radiological issues. Incumbents work in one or more specialty areas such as mammography, X-ray, radioactive materials licensing, radioactive materials inspection, radon, incident response, and low-level radioactive waste site management. This position is assigned to the radioactive materials program and the incumbent will be required to pass appropriate U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission training courses and undergo periodic audits. In addition, this position will be required to respond to radiological incidents, read and interpret regulations and technical data. The position is located in the Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Radiation Control Program in Carson City, Nevada however, statewide travel is required.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in radiological science, X-ray technology, health physics, nuclear medicine, chemistry, math, biology, or closely related field and two years of professional experience in radiological regulation or licensee/registrant radiological operations; OR four years of experience as described above plus certification as a Registered Radiation Protection Technologist by the National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologists or certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in radiography, nuclear medicine, or radiation therapy; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above; OR two years of experience as a Radiation Control Specialist I in Nevada State service.
Incumbents must comply with all applicable State and federal security and safeguard requirements.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.