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Radiation Safety Officer

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Posting Information

Posting Information

Requisition Number P255
Job Title Radiation Safety Officer
Department Environmental Health and Safety
Job Description

Reporting to the Associate Director of Environmental Health & Safety, serve as the Biology Chemical Hygiene & Radiation Safety Officer. Oversee the safety activities for all laboratories in the new Science building and Science complex. Maintain a Radiation Safety Office which may be contacted 24 hours per day / seven days a week in the event of accident or other abnormal occurrence. Review and approve procedures and documents requiring the attention of the Radiation Safety Officer prior to implementation by University departments. Ensure MTSU is in compliance with all governmental agency required policies, procedures and regulations. Audit records of possession, use of radioactive materials and radiation producing devices: audits to include a review of departmental procedures, manuals, logs, emergency plans and other documents relevant to comply with applicable standards. On call 24/7 and perform other related duties and special projects as assigned.

Required Educational Qualifications and Field of Study

Bachelor’s degree in health physics, environmental science, chemistry, physics, biology or directly related field required.

Required Year(s) and Type of Work Experience

Five years of progressively responsible experience managing a formal radiation safety program. Certified Health Physicist certification eligibility is required.

Preferred Year(s) and Type of Work Experience

Master’s degree preferred. Five years of professional experience working in a radiation safety program using radioactive materials in a university research laboratory preferred.

Certificates/ Licenses Preferred

SLS (ASCP) certification preferredCertified Health Physicist (CHP) preferred

Salary Range $54,062 - $68,389; commensurate with experience
Job Open Date 08/25/2017
Job Close Date 09/25/2017
Is this position Grant Funded? No
Special Instructions to Applicants
Additional Information

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Job Category Administrative
Job Type Full Time
Skills Testing

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
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