Under the general supervision of the Research Safety Services Manager, the Radiation Safety Officer is responsible for implementing safety programs involving radiation and lasers. The Radiation Safety Officer will fully support activities associated with a Type A Broad Scope Radioactive Materials License (RML), including inspecting and surveying all radioactive use areas, maintaining a materials inventory for the University, administering personnel dosimetry and other monitoring programs, maintaining all instruments and equipment needed to effectively administer the radiation safety program, and effectively manage all waste associated with the Radiation Safety Program.
The Radiation Safety Officer will also implement and maintain a laser safety program including inspection, investigation, documentation, and training.
Additionally, the Radiation Safety Officer will provide supervisory oversight of the Assistant Radiation Safety Officer.
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This is a full-time, benefits eligible, at will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. but may vary based on operational needs.
Education and Experience
Five (5) years of experience in a broad-based radiation safety field. Master's Degree in physical or life sciences, physics, or nuclear engineering may be substitute for one year of required experience.
-Additional experience in non-radiological safety programs is desirable.
-40-hour HAZWOPER training plus annual 8-hour HAZWOPER Refresher training is required.
-Valid California Driver's License, or the ability to obtain one within three months is required.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
-Master's degree in physical science, life science, physics, nuclear engineering, or related field is preferred.
-California Title 22 Hazardous Waste Management training
-Experience in laser safety
-Experience in Environmental, Health, and Safety or research in an academic or industry setting
-Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $74,000 per year. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
This position is in the Management Personnel Plan (Administrator II) and earns management benefits including medical, dental, vision, $100,000 life insurance plan, and the CalPERS pension plan. For more information on benefits included for this position, please see the benefits summary.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on January 24, 2020. To receive full consideration, apply by January 23, 2020. The position will remain open until filled.
All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Meracle Cothron at 619-594-1139
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
San Diego, California