[ RadSafe ] LA County Terrorism Response Position Available

Jeffrey Day jsday at ph.lacounty.gov
Thu Jan 6 12:20:21 CST 2011

Bulletin Number	1429BR
Type of Recruitment	Open Competitive Job Opportunity
Department	Public Health
Exam Number	PH5776B
Filing Type	Open Continuous
Salary Type	Monthly
Salary Minimum	$5,615.82
Salary Maximum	$7,365.73

Responds to radiological emergency incidents and acts as lead
radiological responder to other first responders. Acts as the Radiation
Safety Officer at a radiological emergency incident.  Provides advice to
the Head, Radiation Control in the Environmental Health Division and
other County  Management during a radiological or nuclear terrorist
event on necessary actions, including evacuations.  Prepares and updates
as appropriate, a written procedure manual for Radiation Management
staff on appropriate response to a radiological terrorist event. 
Evaluates equipment and supplies; makes recommendations to the Head,
Radiation Control in the Environmental Health Division, on necessary
equipment and supply purchases; prepares requisitions and assures
acquisition of the necessary equipment and supplies.  Uses a variety of
radiation measuring instruments, test equipment, and computers,
following established procedures, to ensure radiation safety and
determine compliance with Federal, State, and local laws and
regulations.  Assists other first responders, such as police, fire, and
port safety departments, in preparing a comprehensive and uniform
emergency response action plan that integrates the activities of all
first responders, including Radiation Management’s first responders. 
Provides training to individuals, within and outside Radiation
Management, on responding to a radiological incident, including a
nuclear incident, on actions necessary to save lives and protect
property, and on setting-up monitoring and decontamination facilities
for members of the public and first responders.  Provides technical
expertise and guidance on mitigation efforts, after a radiological
terrorist event or during decommissioning. Provides oversight of such
decontamination activities.  Assists other County, City, and State
departments, such as Public Works, Coroner, Water and Power, Social
Services, and Mental Health, in preparing for a radiological or nuclear
terrorist event. Prepares and oversees table-top and functional
exercises for Radiation Management staff, first responders, such as
police, fire, and port safety, and prepares evaluations of the

More information at http://dhr.lacounty.info/ Search 1429BR

Department Contact Name	Victoria Del Aguila
Department Contact Phone	(323) 890-8488
Department Contact Email	vdelaguila at ph.lacounty.gov
ADA Coordinator Phone	(323) 869-8505
Teletype Phone	(213) 974-0911
California Relay Services Phone	(800) 735-2922

If you are interested in this position please contact Jeff Day at
JSDay at ph.lacounty.gov or Kathleen Kaufman at KKaufman at ph.lacounty.gov
for more information.

-Jeff Day

Jeff Day, RPT 
Principal Radiation Protection Specialist
e-mail:  jsday at ph.lacounty.gov
Telephone:  (213) 351-7393, Fax: (213) 351-2718 
Cellular:  (323) 384-8957, Pager: (213) 208-0743

Environmental Health - Radiation Management
3530 Wilshire Boulevard, 9th Floor, Los Angeles, CA   90010
24hr Emergency: (213) 974-1234     County Operator
24hr Emergency: (213) 989-7140     Public Health

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