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HEALTH PHYSICIST SUPERVISOR

AIR AND RADIATION ADMINISTRATION

Recruitment #19-001005-0001

Introduction

The Air and Radiation Administration, Radiological Health Program is recruiting for a Health Physicist Supervisor. This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of the Environment. This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies for this position/function only. The resulting cert list will be maintained for one year. Persons interested in future vacancies within this classification must re-apply.

GRADE

19

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Department of the Environment

Air & Radiation Administration/Radiological Health Program

1800 Washington Blvd.,

Baltimore MD  21230

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to manage the Technical Planning Section which is responsible for radon outreach, radiation control program regulation development, enforcement of radiation control regulations, managing reciprocal recognition of radioactive materials users as well as managing the general license devices in order to protect the public from any unnecessary exposure to radiation. The incumbent in this position is responsible for critical work assignments, completing personnel performance evaluations and monitoring employee's accomplishments in the radiological health field. This position plays a role in mock or actual nuclear power plant events.

The incumbent may be exposed to uncomfortable or unpleasant surroundings during inspections at industrial facilities using radionuclides.  Weather and field activities may also be uncomfortable or unpleasant.  The incumbent may be potentially exposed to radiation from medical units/industrial devices including accelerators.  During site inspections protective gloves, and wearing radiation monitoring devices for evaluations or radiation dose will be required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 30 credits in mathematical, physical or biological sciences.

Experience: Five years of experience in performing the recognition, evaluation and control of radiological hazards.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute additional experience in performing the recognition, evaluation and control of radiological hazards to employees and the general public on a year-for-year basis for required education.

2. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Doctorate in health physics, nuclear physics, radiation management or other related field of radiological health from an accredited college or university for three of the required years of experience.

3. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree in radiation safety, radiological health, health physics, or a related radiation control field from an accredited college or university for two years of the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Master's degree in mathematical, biological, or physical science from an accredited college or university for one year of the required experience.

5. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor's degree in radiation safety, radiological health, health physics or a related radiation control field from an accredited college or university for one year of the required experience.

6. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Health and Medical Physicist classifications or Health and Medical Physicist specialty codes in the Physicist field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

It is preferred that the selected candidate has the following:

  • Experience supervising employees in a technical or regulatory setting;
  • Be a certified Health Physicist;
  • Be an authorized Medical Physicist or Radiation Safety Officer on a Federal or State Nuclear Material License.
It is also preferred that the selected candidate has the following:
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in a Physical Science or Nuclear engineering (i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Biology, etc.).

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position. For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

The MD Department of the Environment does not sponsor individuals in the application of the H-1B Visa.  All applicants must be legally authorized and possess any necessary documents under the Act in order to be hired in the position for which you apply.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application is STRONGLY preferred. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the state application. If you are unable to apply online or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation you may submit a paper application, required documentation, transcripts and addendums via fax 410-537-3966, email: peggie.jefferson@maryland.gov or mail to:

Peggie Jefferson

Office of Human Resources

Recruitment and Examination Division

Reference Number:19-001005-0001

1800 Washington Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21230

(Office) 410-537-3879

The MD State Application Form can be found online.

PLEASE NOTE: The Maryland Department of the Environment participates in the E-Verify Program.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.