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Recruitment #21-001005-0001


The Air and Radiation Administration, Radiological Health Program/Radiation Machines Division 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.




Maryland Department of the Environment

Air & Radiation Administration/Radiological Health Program

1800 Washington Blvd.,

Baltimore MD  21230


The Health Physicist Supervisor will manage the Technical Planning Section responsible for radon outreach, radiation control program regulation development, and the enforcement of radiation control regulations to protect the public from any unnecessary exposure to radiation. This is a supervisory position 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.


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.


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.


It is preferred that the selected candidate has the following:

  • Three plus years of experience with supervising, leading, and guiding employees in a technical or regulatory setting;
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in a Physical Science, Biological Science, or related Sciences (i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Biology, etc.).


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.


Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation.  The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of this position.  Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be placed on the Eligible List categorized as BEST QUALIFIED, BETTER QUALIFIED or QUALIFIED.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work.  Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable.  Please note that you will be required by the appointing agency to provide proof upon hire of all certifications, licenses, educational and work experiences.

For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview).

Completed applications must be submitted by the closing date.  Information submitted after this date will not be added.  Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.  The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies. 

All Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act.  You must be legally authorized and possess any necessary documents under this Act in order to be hired in the position for which you applied.



Online applications are highly recommended.  However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDE, Recruitment and Selection Division, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21230.  Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment.  No postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please email the requested information to Peggie Jefferson,  Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment.  All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.  Please reference number: 21-001005-0001.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Peggie Jefferson/MDE Recruitment and Examination at 410-537-3879. If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination at 410-767-4850 or

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon by calling 410-537-3100 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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

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