Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Radiation Specialist for the Department of Environmental Health and Safety. This position is under the technical supervision of the University Health physicist. The Radiation Specialist executes the radiation safety services of the Department and assures that these services are performed in accordance with Federal, State & local requirements and University policies/procedures without adverse health effects on faculty, staff, students, visitors and community in a manner that will protect the environment so that the University’s resources are conserved and future liability is limited.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Performs required contamination surveys on incoming radioisotopes and delivers them to authorized locations/users on various campuses
Maintains the University's radioisotope inventory program.
Ensures radiation detecting instruments are properly inventoried, performs daily checks and monthly or yearly calibrations as required
Maintains University personnel monitoring badge distribution and records program
Assists Health/Safety Specialists, as necessary
Maintains a running inventory of the University's
Internal Number: 106302
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.