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.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
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.
This position is located with the Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Radiation Control Program in Carson City or Las Vegas , Nevada. The position is specifically responsible to license, inspect and investigate ionizing radiation sources statewide to determine potential hazards to the public; implement radiation control regulations adopted by the Nevada State Board of Health pursuant to NRS 459 (radioactive materials/X-ray). In addition, the position will be responsible for continued development of radiation producing machine program inspection procedures, program regulatory analysis and development and program staff training.
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.
Depending upon assignment, incumbents may be required to pass a radioactive materials training and/or X-ray inspection course.
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.
Division duty officer rotation and call-back availability for public health incidents/emergencies are required for all positions.
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.