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ASSISTANT RADIATION PROTECTION OFFICER , Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Office-Campus Radiation Protection Team , to serve in a leadership role and provide expert radiation protection advice in support of Institute academic and business objectives with due consideration of occupational health laws, federal and state regulations, and good practices. Will lead initiatives, manage staff, and provide advice on research and operations, building projects, and experiments relative to the use of all sources of radiation. Advice will include the recognition, evaluation, and control of potential and real health hazards from exposures to ionizing radiation sources, lasers, RF and magnetic fields. In addition, will use experience and general knowledge of multiple areas of EHS professional practices and regulatory compliance to provide technical support to all EHS program areas. As skills develop, may work in EHS program areas other than main area of expertise. May interact with Institute faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students and visitors.
REQUIRED : bachelor's (master's desirable) degree in EHS-related discipline, engineering, physical science, or biological/chemical science; at least two years' relevant experience in EHS programs and the recognition, evaluation, and control of hazardous materials and conditions and physical agents; working knowledge of regulations specific to federal, state, local, and consensus standards including specific expertise in at least some and general knowledge of most of the following--NRC, OSHA, EPA, DOT, and Massachusetts' DPH and DEP; evidence of leadership; ability to develop and implement well integrated EHS programs within the workplace; effective written and oral communication skills; basic computer and database skills; and discretion and good judgment with confidential information/issues/emails. Certification in an EHS discipline--RBP, CBSP, CIH, CSP, CHMM, CHP and CLSO--is desirable. Job 16520-O
This is a two-year term position.
The position requires unescorted access to radioactive sources of concern, thus the ability to successfully complete an education/employment trustworthy and reliability background check and fingerprinting for the FBI criminal background check.
Internal Number: 16520
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