APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 38
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.
Radiation Control Specialists determine compliance with State and federal regulation pertaining to radiation; inspect and investigate complaints involving radiation sources and radiation producing devices.
This position is located with the Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Radiation Control Program in Carson City, Nevada, and is the Radiation Control Supervisor for Radioactive Materials Inspection, Investigation and Licensing. The incumbent serves as the first line supervisor of Radiation Control Specialists in the Radioactive Materials unit. Supervisory duties include assigning and reviewing work, developing work performance standards and evaluation performance. The Radiation Control Specialists determine compliance with State and Federal regulation pertaining to radiation; inspect and investigate complaints involving radiation sources and radiation producing devices. The position is specifically responsible for licensing and investigation of radioactive materials statewide to determine potential hazards to the public and will implement radiation control regulations adopted by the Nevada State Board of Health pursuant to NRS 457 (mammography) and 459 (radioactive materials/X-ray). *** 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 four years of progressively responsible professional experience in comprehensive radiation control programs, meeting federal and state requirements and including licensing and registration, emergency response and management, and investigations; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above; OR one year of experience as a Radiation Control Specialist III in Nevada State service.
Incumbents assigned to radioactive materials control will be required to pass appropriate U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission training courses and undergo periodic audits.
Mammography program incumbents will be required to obtain and maintain U.S. Food and Drug Administration certification in accordance with the Mammography Quality Standards Act.
Incumbents must comply with all applicable State and federal security and safeguard requirements.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and for continued employment.
Division duty officer rotation and call-back availability for public health incidents/emergencies are required for all positions.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
RADIATION CONTROL SUPERVISOR (10.538) Training and Experience Exam
The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.
Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
1) Describe your experience in conducting investigations regarding radioactive materials and/or radiation producing machines. Please provide the number of years, whether the investigation is regulatory or internal monitoring.
2) Describe your experience supervising radiation workers.
3) Describe your experience with the licensing of the use of radioactive materials.
4) Describe your experience writing reports identifying regulatory violations and documenting your findings.