DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Division:
DHHS - PUBLIC AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH Business Unit:
HR-RADIATION CONTROL PROGRAM Work Type:
PERMANENT Salary Range:
$51,281.28 - $76,170.24 Recruiter:
ADRIAN L FOSTER Phone:
702 486-2911 Email:
The Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Radiation Control Program, is recruiting for a Radiation Control Specialist 2 located in either Carson City or Las Vegas depending on the candidate selected and needs of the agency. The position will determine compliance with State and federal regulation pertaining to radiation and 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. 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. To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-10_0//
***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***
The Examination Application Evaluation Exam
- 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 two years of experience as a Radiation Control Specialist I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
- 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.
- Division duty officer rotation and call-back availability for public health incidents/emergencies are required for all positions.
- A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and for continued employment.
- A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.
Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas