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ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST II – 64006381

Department of Health/Bureau of Radiation Control
Published
January 11, 2018
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Requisition No: 27519

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST II - 64006381

Position Number: 64006381

Salary:  $36,467.60

Posting Closing Date: 01/24/2018

Department of Health-Open Competitive

 

Description of Position:

This is a telework position and the chosen candidate must reside in the Miami-Dade County region. 

 

This is specialized professional environmental work evaluating on-site the use of radioactive materials and x-ray machines within an assigned geographical region. The incumbent also responds to environmental radiation incidents. Duties include:

 

  • Performs field inspections of x-ray machine facilities and radioactive material users and makes determinations concerning compliance with department rules and regulations to protect the environment and the public.
  • Performs radiation emergency response duties, assessing hazards and taking appropriate actions to minimize radiation exposure to workers, the public, and the environment.
  • Performs radiation related investigations as assigned.
  • Serves as mentor for new staff. Maintains and enhances professional and technical skills through training and professional organizations.
  • Serves as radiation technical advisor when answering radiation workers and public concerns. Serves on committees when requested to further radiation research issues.
  • Assist the environmental manager by providing technical, scientific and professional guidance. Investigate special areas and report unusual findings to the environmental manager.  Serve on in-house workgroups as assigned.  Other related duties.
  • Federal certification in mammography inspections (MQSA - Mammography Quality Standards Act) will be required if deemed necessary by the Field Operations Environmental Administrator.

 

Minimum Qualifications, KSAs, and/or other Specific Information:

 

  • Knowledge of the terminology, principles, and analytical techniques of radiation.
  • Must receive a minimum score of 70% on each written exam of the required core training modules and must attend all required core training courses designated in the training and qualification procedures.
  • Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency.  Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.
  • Florida driver’s license required. 
  • Must be able to lift 60 pounds of equipment.
  • Pcard responsibilities.
  • Background and fingerprint required

 

Special Notes or additional information (not required, but may be preferred)

 

This is a telework position and the chosen candidate must reside in the Miami-Dade County region. 

 

NOTE:  Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

 

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.

 

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov

 

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida.  Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

 

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system.  E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

 

“Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.”

 

 

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

 

 

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS HAVE RECENTLY CHANGED.

 

To obtain revised and updated information on Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements, click here.   Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, applicants eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  However, applicants claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each application submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.  Applicants may also fax their supporting documentation to People First at 1-888-403-2110.

 

Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women.  The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise.  Through the Departments VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.    

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.


Nearest Major Market: Miami

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