RADIATION CONTROL SPECIALIST 1
- Carson City or Las Vegas
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 32
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 perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
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; and 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. This recruitment is being used to under fill a Radiation Control Specialist 2 position. The selected applicant may be automatically progressed upon the supervisor's approval and when minimum qualifications of the higher level have been met. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***
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 one year of professional experience related to the position; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above; OR one year of experience as a Health/Human Services Professional Trainee in Nevada State service.
Depending upon assignment, incumbents may be required to pass a radioactive materials training and/or X-ray inspection course.
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.