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Radioactive Materials Lead License Reviewer

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Jan 10, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62704-4462

Job Requisition ID:  9830

Agency:  Emergency Management Agency  
Closing Date/Time:  01/24/2022 
Salary:  $5,940.00-$8,960.00/month 
Job Type:  Hourly Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #

 9830 

Position Overview

Under general direction of the Licensing Unit Supervisor, acts as lead worker and performs duties associated with the technical evaluation of radioactive material license applications, proposed radioactive material uses and facilities, as well as safety evaluations of devices containing radioactive material. Performs peer review of technical evaluations prepared by licensing unit staff. Participates in the development of radiation protection specifications and guidelines. Prepares technical procedures pertaining to the operation of the Licensing Unit. Makes presentations to Agency staff, professional groups, other agencies and members of the public on emerging medical and industrial technologies, applicable state regulations, and radioactive material licensing requirements.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Evaluates and recommends approval of applications from facilities requesting radioactive material licenses. 
  2. Evaluates the manufacture and integrity of radiation sources and devices. 
  3. Prepares licensing documents authorizing use of radioactive material, including the necessary radiation safety conditions to ensure compliance with regulations and adequate public and worker protection. 
  4. Participates in the review of applicable legislation as assigned, assists in the development of and suggests improvements to new and existing regulations as needed. 
  5. Conducts inspections of radiation installations and radioactive material licensees, determines compliance by using specialized equipment and radiation measuring instruments.
  6. Develops and implements unique research projects as directed which may affect Division goals, objectives and regulation development.
  7. Performs the duties of assigned team position on the Radiological Response Group and remains available for callback during emergency conditions at nuclear facilities or other radiological incidents.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires (a) a Master's Degree in physics, health physics, or related physical or life science; or (b) a Bachelor's Degree in physics, health physics, or related physical or life science with three years applicable experience. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires working knowledge on radioactive materials use and requirements applicable to complex facilities and equipment used for special applications in which the effect on workers or the public could be significant if radioactive material were to be released accidentally. These include licensees of broad scope, self-shielded irradiators, specialized radio-labeling (iodination or tritiation) facilities, alpha laboratories, radioactive waste processing and storage facilities, nuclear pharmacies, and specially designed therapy rooms. 
  • Requires working knowledge of ionizing radiation, the physical and chemical properties of radioisotopes, and the biological effects of radiation, internal dosimetry and application of health physics principles. 
  • Requires working knowledge of principles, practices and administration of radiation safety programs; including statutes, rules and standards governing such programs. 
  • Requires ability to thoroughly assess the potential radiological impact facility design and operating procedures may have on people and the environment for industrial, academic and medical facilities. 
  • Requires knowledge of radioactive waste management techniques and applicable regulations. 
  • Requires extensive knowledge on the design and function of sealed sources and devices containing radioactive material. 
  • Requires extensive knowledge of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Agreement State guides and applicable regulations. 
  • Requires extensive knowledge of US Nuclear Regulatory Commission administrative procedures as they relate to technical quality, timeliness and auditing of radioactive material licensing.  
  • Requires ability to understand and apply rules, regulations, survey procedures, and sample collection procedures. 
  • Requires ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing. 
  • Prefers extensive knowledge in operation and calibration of radiation detection instrumentation for both penetrating and non-penetrating radiation including their detection capabilities and applicable regulatory release limits. 
  • Prefers three (3) years of professional experience in the practice of health physics, radiochemistry, environmental safety, or related field.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires a criminal history check through Illinois State Police. 

Work Hours:  Mon-Fri 8:00-4:30  
Work Location: 1035 Outer Park Dr Springfield, IL 62704-4462  
Agency Contact:

Clara Schmidt

Email: ema.hr@illinois.gov

Phone #:217-524-0888

Job Function:  Sciences and Natural Resources  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Please submit application via email to: ema.hr@illinois.gov
 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.