[ RadSafe ] REMINDER - Physical Science Technician- NIST Closes 11/24/14

O'Brien, Thomas thomas.obrien at nist.gov
Mon Nov 17 07:04:17 CST 2014

From: O'Brien, Thomas
Sent: Monday, November 10, 2014 1:16 PM
To: 'radsafe at health.phys.iit.edu'
Subject: Vacancy - Physical Science Technician- National Institute of Standards and Technology - Gaithersburg, MD

Vacancy Announcement #: OSHE-2015-0001
Title: Physical Science Technician ZT-1311-lll
Location: National Institute of Standards and Technology - Gaithersburg, MD

Closing Date: November 24, 2014.

Description: This full time, permanent position will serve as a Physical Science Technician in the Gaithersburg Radiation Safety Division (GRSD). GRSD provides radiation safety services and regulatory compliance monitoring in support of NIST's mission as a measurement standards and materials research laboratory. GRSD is responsible for radiation safety training, dosimetry, bioassays, radioactive materials inventory, shipping and receiving, effluent and environmental monitoring, laboratory instrumentation maintenance and quality control, contamination monitor and survey instrument calibrations, laboratory surveillance, Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Department of Transportation regulatory compliance, incident response, and other duties in support of the NIST radiation safety program.

Specifically, this position works under the supervision of staff health physicists supporting activities in a diverse research and testing environment.  This position performs a variety of duties such as, but not limited to, calibration, maintenance and quality assurance of instruments, evaluation of laboratories for radiation safety compliance, radiation dosimetry issuance, radioactive waste collection, collection and analysis of environmental samples, dosimeter calibration and analysis, decontamination of equipment and facilities, emergency response to radiological incidents,  and the maintenance of calibration, measurement and quality assurance records.

To acquire a copy of announcement: 301-975-3009 or
Internet address: http://www.usajobs.gov/
Annual Salary Range: $52,146.00 - $74,654.00
U.S. Citizenship is required.
Department of Commerce is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Tom O'Brien  M.S., CHP
Radiation Safety Officer
Chief, Radiation Safety Division
Office of Safety, Health and Environment
National Institute of Standards & Technology
100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1731
Gaithersburg, MD  20899-8462

Radiation Safety Website: http://safety.nist.gov/radiation_safety/


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