RADIATION CONTROL SPECIALIST 3
- Carson City OR Las Vegas
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 37
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.
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. ***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 three years of professional radiological regulatory experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above; OR one year of experience as a Radiation Control Specialist II in Nevada State service.
Some positions require the incumbent to apply for a specified federal security clearance within the first six months of employment. Such clearance must be obtained and maintained as a condition of continued employment.
Depending upon assignment, incumbents may be required to pass a radioactive materials training and/or X-ray inspection course.
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 pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and for continued employment
Participation in a medical monitoring program is required for some positions.
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.