Date: Thu, 11 May 2006 09:32:19 -0600
Reply-To: Sonja Ringen <ringens**At_Symbol_Here**BOULDER.NIST.GOV>
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From: Sonja Ringen <ringens**At_Symbol_Here**BOULDER.NIST.GOV>
Subject: Health Physicist position open
Comments: To: SAFETY**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in Boulder, CO, 
is advertising a Health Physicist position.  The advertisement and 
instructions for application may be found at  Only 
applications from this site or will 
be accepted.

The incumbent will serve as Radiation Safety Officer for both ionizing and 
non-ionizing radiation programs; develop the infrastructure to maintain 
regulatory compliance with both the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and 
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment regulations (CDPH&E) 
for sealed and unsealed radioactive materials and x-ray equipment; work 
with the NIST Institutional Radiation Safety Committee and researchers to 
provide a safe working environment related to work with radioactive 
materials; serve as liaison to the NRC and CDPH&E on ionizing radiation 
issues; maintain inventories, perform swipe tests and leak tests; develop 
emergency response plans for radioactive materials; maintain all monitoring 
equipment; and organize and maintain all license records.  The incumbent 
will also serve as Laser Safety
Officer and work with senior scientists to modify and implement the laser 
safety program for approximately 450 lasers, many of which are class 3 and 
4.  The incumbent will work with senior scientists to
identify laboratory hazards and make recommendations for minimizing the 
hazards; coordinate OSHA compliance in laboratory settings related to lab 
operations; and participate with the NIST Safety Operational Committee to 
develop programs that are OSHA compliant.

SALARY RANGE: 55,191.00 - 87,078.00 USD per year
SERIES & GRADE: ZP-1306-03/03

OPEN PERIOD: Thursday, May 11, 2006 to Thursday, June 08, 2006


Payment of Relocation Expenses is Not authorized.

All questions about the position must be directed to the name in the 
advertisement; please do not contact me regarding the position.

Sonja G. Ringen, Manager
Safety, Health and Environment
National Institute of Standards and Technology
325 Broadway, MC 104.02
Boulder, CO  80305

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