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    A successful candidate in this position will serve as a recognized authority on occupational health and safety in matters of radiation protection and health physics, maintains and updates the Department’s system of radiation protection requirements and recommendations, develops and manages programs and activities that support compliance with 10 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 835.

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    As a  Health Physicist, you will:

    • Serve as the Department’s technical expert for all matters concerning 10 CFR 835 including: The evaluation, coordination, and development of regulations, standards, and policies aimed at safeguarding workers that are performing Department of Energy (DOE) radiological operations, including: Amendments to 10 CFR 835 in accordance with the Administrative Procedures Act, DOE Directives, DOE Technical Standards, and Radiological Control Technical Position Papers.
    • Work closely with field and contractor Health Physics professional staff and with counterpart officials of other Federal agencies in order to ensure an integrated approach toward developing policy and technology needs, priorities, and implementation plans.
    • Identify and correct aspects of occupational radiation protection policies that conflict with those of other radiation protection programs.
    • Serve as the Department’s liaison for all matters concerning radiation protection, including: Serves on national and international committees concerned with radiation protection standards for workers.  Participates in national task groups concerned with the development of radiation standards aimed at monitoring radiation exposures of workers.
    • Advise and assist the Director, Office of Worker Safety and Health Policy, in the development of long-range goals, objectives, budgetary aims, and priorities for outlay program tasks governing the conduct of the Department’s occupational radiation protection program.
    • Work with user groups, such as the Radiological Control Coordinating Committee, Energy Facilities Contractors Operators Group, and Radiation Protection Special Interest Group, in performing this duty.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel, up to 6 weeks per year may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1306 Health Physics

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/545049400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.