Assistant Radiation Protection Program Officer

Massachusetts, United States
Thursday, 6 August 2020
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 6 October 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

ASSISTANT RADIATION PROTECTION PROGRAM (RPP) OFFICEREnvironment, Health and Safety (EHS) Office, to serve in a leadership role and provide expert radiation protection advice to support 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.  As skills develop, may work in EHS program areas other than main area of expertise.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED bachelor’s degree in EHS-related discipline, engineering, physical science, or biological/chemical science; at least two years’ relevant experience in EHS programs and recognition and evaluation and control of hazardous materials, conditions, and physical agents; expertise in EHS and working knowledge of regulations specific to federal, state, local and consensus standards; expertise in at least some and general knowledge of most of the following--Massachusetts’ DPH RCP and NRC, OSHA, EPA, DOT/IATA, and DEP; evidence of leadership; ability to develop and implement well-integrated EHS programs within the workplace; effective strategic thinking, organizational, problem-solving, and written and oral communication skills; basic computer and database skills; discretion and judgment with confidential information/issues; cultural awareness; attention to detail and the big picture; and ability to collaborate and work as part of a team, manage multiple projects, prioritize heavy workload and client needs, and achieve objectives/tasks in a timely manner.  

PREFERREDmaster’s degree and certification in an EHS discipline, RBP, CBSP, CIH, CSP, CHMM, CHP, and CLSO. Job #18880-7

The work will involve 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.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.

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