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  • 29 May 2024 3:28 PM | Matthew (Administrator)

    About Safe Radiation

    Safe Radiation Pty Ltd is a small business in workplace and environmental radiation safety. Established since 2006, it has been providing a range of services to clients Australia wide. Safe Radiation office and laboratory are in the suburb of Browns Plains, Queensland. In addition to working in the lab and behind the desk, the staff sometimes conduct on-site services and field work as required. Field work may occasionally involve travel around Australia, potentially overseas, which can include working at industrial sites such as processing plants, mines, or outdoors in rural or bush terrain.

    Safe Radiation has a dose rate monitor calibration facility that is certified traceable to the Australian primary standard of radiation exposure. A short video about Safe Radiation activities can be seen at https://youtu.be/EsrdudqAdu8. The web site www.saferadiation.com also has additional details.

    At Safe Radiation, we take pride in our recognition. Safe Radiation staff have
    delivered award winning presentations in professional conference. They have published in international journals.

    Main purpose

    The main reasons for Safe Radiation seeking fresh staff are (i) to fill a gap created through the departure of an employee, and (ii) to meet the needs of expanding the scope of services to cover various aspects of radiation safety. Safe Radiation is likely to consider suitable team members for full time, part time, and casual employment. The preferred choice is to have a permanent part-time team member, working for four days per week for most weeks, and available for occasional travel away from Brisbane.

    Role

    Being an active member of a small team, a Technical Officer / Scientific Officer is likely to undertake a multi-tasking role. The following is important.

    Interaction with professionals in other organisations, including the competitors. Talking to the clients, and with different service providers. Engaging with other staff, including the casual staff as required in the field and the lab environment. Working independently in the lab and at some client sites. Occasionally being the sole person in the lab or office. Calibrating diverse types of dose rate meters. Carrying out minor repairs, often involving soldering of components. Basic IT knowledge to be able tokeep lab and office computers and a network-based storage operational. Reading and uploading reports for the clients. Managing and taking part in the development of routine reporting templates. Managing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s). Most templates and reporting are based upon the use of advanced MS Word, and Excel. Other computer programs and CAD drawings are sometimes needed for graphing and graphic purpose. The ability to learn new software as it becomes necessary. Conducting field work with due diligence of data recording, equipment handling, and transport. Searching and ordering materials and equipment needed for field and lab use.

    Attributes

    Planning and organising

    Ability to plan own work in support of achieving Safe Radiation priorities. Ability to quickly adjust with changes and propose realistic contingency plans, when needed. Actively contribute to achieving team results and support team decisions.

    Adhere to safe work practice and follow the required written and verbal instructions regarding safety, including radiation safety.

    Communication

    Written and verbal communication in a concise and pleasant manner, through various means, including meetings, small group discussions with staff or clients, reports, and emails. Take time to listen to and understand the perspectives of others. Convey appropriate answers including redirecting the enquiries to other staff members if required. Search desirable information through internet, websites, and other means.

    Knowledge sharing

    Actively share knowledge and information with Safe Radiation team members; effectively learn from experience across different situations and contexts. Respect and care for conflict of interest and confidentiality needs for work-related information.

    Technical credibility

    Ensure that work is conducted in compliance with the standards and methods.

    Educational

    Completed or nearly completing studies equivalent to a university degree in a relevant discipline, such as major in Physics, or Engineering. Knowledge about ionising radiation safety is not essential but desirable. A demonstrated interest in the use of radiation detection techniques will be considered. In house radiation safety training will be provided in due course of time and the

    How to apply

    This position is likely to be filled and commence employment from early July 2024. You can apply in writing, describing your suitability and experience against the Roles and Attributes above. Please send you application to admin@saferadiation.com before 10 June 2024. Please approach us again if your application is not acknowledged in 2 business days of submission. If you have any questions for further clarification about the role then please write to r.akber@saferadiation.com.

  • 28 Mar 2024 1:17 PM | Matthew (Administrator)

    $83,706 - $89,659 (APS 5) + Super || Fishermans Bend - VIC
    The Role
    The Radiation Safety Advisor is a specialised safety role as part of the WHS Strategy and Assurance team and larger Defence Science & Technology Group (DSTG) WHS Enabling Capability team. The Radiation Safety Advisor works with Science & Technology staff to foster a positive and collaborative environment and to ensure radiation safety. The Radiation Safety Advisor will provide key support on radiation safety and compliance matters impacting the Fishermans Bend site. This is an exciting radiation safety role for someone looking to become a radiation safety specialist.

    If you are looking for an exciting and challenging role supporting some of the most unique radiation environments in Defence, have a dynamic and flexible approach, with a passion for radiation safety, this may be the role you are looking for. This role offers the perfect opportunity to join DSTG at an exciting time for radiation safety in Defence.

    You will spend your days:

    • Assisting to provide advice on the application of radiation protection legislation and relevant Defence policies to unique and innovative applications of radiation
    • Working with the DSTG Radiation Safety Officer to assist in resolving problems using professional expertise, taking the initiative to identify alternative courses of action and implications for radiation activities.
    • Assisting with radiation source audits and inspections
    • Assisting with investigations of radiation events using the Defence Sentinel platform.
    • Assisting to review and developing DSTG radiation safety policies and procedures to meet legislation and Defence policies
    • Assisting the DSTG Radiation Safety Officer with radiation safety related tasks as required.
    • Attending the DSTG Radiation Safety Advisory Panel meetings and WHS meetings as required.
    • There will be some domestic business travel associated with this position.


    About our Team
    WHS Strategy and Assurance provides specialised safety services to support operational capability in DSTG.  As part of the larger DSTG Research Safety Enabling Capability team, WHS Strategy and Assurance supports safety in Hazardous Chemicals and Radiation, as well as supporting safety systems and incident investigations.

    This role is part of the broader Research Safety Team, which is passionate about safety and committed to an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where all our people can achieve their potential. Our team works collaboratively with scientist from different disciplines to understand, shape, improve and grow safety management across DSTG. You will enjoy opportunities to apply and develop your skills in radiation safety and support existing and novel radiation applications. Other benefits include: 15.4% superannuation, access to personalised professional development pathways, including opportunities for Defence-funded post-graduate study, additional leave days between Christmas and New Year, focus on work/life balance and salary sacrifice opportunities.

    The current vacancy is located in Fishermans Bend, VIC and will report remotely to the DSTG Radiation Safety Officer based in Edinburgh, SA, while working closely with the Research Safety team at Fishermans Bend.

    Our Ideal Candidate
    As the Radiation Safety Advisor you will have working knowledge of the Australian radiation protection legislation (i.e. Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998) and some demonstrated experience in radiation safety.  You will have the ability assist with interpreting this legislation. You will be able to assist in undertaking analysis, and evaluate unique radiation activities for compliance and safety. 

    As the Radiation Safety Advisor you will be self-motivated, organised, and able to build productive relationships. You will have good verbal and written communication skills and be ready to launch your career in radiation safety. You will have a passion for radiation safety, enjoy working with unique challenges, and be a positive and collaborative team member.

    Application Closing Date: Monday 22 April, 2024

    For further information please review the job information pack, reference DSTG/02558/24 on

    https://defencecareers.nga.net.au/?jati=380C70AF-13DF-5093-596A-DA91A8BB42E9.

    Apply now!

  • 14 Mar 2024 5:00 PM | ANSTO

    Position Overview

    • Ongoing | Full Time | $107k - $120k +15.4% super
    • Sutherland Shire location I Flexible Work practices I Health & Wellbeing Programs
    • Large landscaped campus in natural bushland with multiple walking tracks
    • On-site Childcare for employees  |  Inclusive and Diverse Organisation
    • Exciting opportunity to be part of shaping projects delivering outcomes within ANSTO and to other Government stakeholders

    About the Opportunity

    The Nuclear Forensic Specialist uses transferable skills and experience to play a key role in the delivery of projects within the Nuclear Forensics capability area of Nuclear Stewardship, coordinating and leading teams of subject matter experts to deliver tangible outcomes for stakeholders. 

    The position communicates nuclear forensic capabilities to national, regional and international stakeholders and implements sustainable approaches for the provision of trusted advice and specialised services that meet customer requirements. This position requires an agile mindset, a meticulous approach to work, high levels of discretion, and an ability to lead teams to deliver outcomes.

    Prior experience in disciplines related to forensic science, training and development, radiation protection, emergency response or radiation handling facilities is an advantage.

    About You

    "Nuclear forensic science is a multifaceted discipline that benefits from skills and experience from across nuclear science research, training, and operations. I am seeking someone with personal drive and aptitude to develop autonomy in the role"  - Tina Paneras - Science Program Manager, Services & Operations

    Your Duties and Responsibilities

    • Apply project management oversight to deliver on Nuclear Forensics projects and capability requirements consistent with strategic plans and goals through the utilisation of knowledge, skills, experience and judgement.
    • Maintain high awareness of domestic and global nuclear security issues, rapidly assimilating and utilising new information.
    • Establish and maintain trusted relationships with stakeholders internal and external to ANSTO, utilising outstanding communications skills to achieve engagement in projects.

    Please click here to view the Position Description or click "Apply Now" to view

    About Us

    ANSTO leverages great science to deliver big outcomes.  We partner with scientists and engineers and apply new technologies to provide real-world benefits.  Our work improves human health, saves lives, builds our industries and protects the environment.  ANSTO is the home of Australia's most significant landmark and national infrastructure for research.  Thousands of scientists from industry and academia benefit from gaining access to state-of-the-art instruments every year.
     

    Benefits of Working with Us

    ANSTO employees are passionate about what they do. We enjoy being part of an organisation making a difference in the lives of Australians. 


    We support and reward our employees through eligibility for:

    • Training, development and mentoring opportunities 
    • Performance based salary increases 
    • Work-life balance with generous leave entitlements and flexible conditions

     

    If you want to join a world class organisation that's making a difference in the lives of Australians, apply now!

    How to Apply

     

    For further technical information relating to this position please refer to the Position Description or contact Tina Paneras on (02) 9717 3577.  For all other queries please contact Talent Acquisition on +61 (02) 9717 9361.

    To be eligible for appointment, applicants will require a security and pre-employment medical assessment.

     

    Application closing date:  11:59PM 26th March 2024

     

    All applicants must be Australian citizens.

     

    In order to solve great challenges, we need great minds and great teams. At ANSTO, we understand that diverse teams produce better outcomes and we value the merit that a diverse perspective can bring to our team. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, primary carers, those with a disability, and women in STEM. ANSTO is a charter member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative and is proudly taking action to create a gender-inclusive workforce. 


  • 29 Feb 2024 3:13 PM | ANSTO

    Position Overview

    • Ongoing I Full Time I $67k- $87k + 15.4% super | salary sacrificing available
    • Sutherland Shire I Work-life balance I Health & Wellbeing Programs
    • Vacancies for Band 3/4 linked roles - occasional overtime as required
    • Part-time Job share arrangements will be considered
    • There is a comprehensive training & accreditation program available for this role

    About the Opportunity

    ANSTO is currently looking for the next generation of Health Physics Surveyors.  This role is a great starting point to launch you into an exciting career in Radiation Protection or may suit someone with tertiary qualifications in relevant engineering/science discipline.  Whether you are looking for a career change or are a Year 12 school leaver with an interest in science, we would love to hear from you.

    About You

    "The ideal candidate will possess strong technical, communication and team working skills. They will be flexible & tolerant to the ever-changing operational requirements of the organisation with a solid safety focus." - Andrew Popp, Manager Radiation Protection Services

    Your Duties and Responsibilities

    • Monitor and measure radiation levels and advise on radiological hazards, provide ventilation safety advice, log information to ensure QA compliance.
    • Provide advice to different levels of personnel on the most effective practical radiation protection measures to be taken across a large and varied range of situations. This advice is based on defined policies and procedures within a set range of parameters.
    • Deliver basic radiation safety training to other ANSTO staff, including trainee safety officers and describe work procedures to non-ANSTO visitors.
    • Provide advice on radiation safety procedures to be incorporated into divisional documents, including assisting in the preparation of these work instructions while following safety standards, procedures and instructions.

     
    Please click here to view the Position Description.

    About Us

    ANSTO leverages great science to deliver big outcomes.  We partner with scientists and engineers and apply new technologies to provide real-world benefits.  Our work improves human health, saves lives, builds our industries and protects the environment.  ANSTO is the home of Australia's most significant landmark and national infrastructure for research.  Thousands of scientists from industry and academia benefit from gaining access to state-of-the-art instruments every year.
     

    Benefits of Working with Us

    ANSTO employees are passionate about what they do. We enjoy being part of an organisation making a difference in the lives of Australians. 


    We support and reward our employees through eligibility for:

    • Training, development and mentoring opportunities 
    • Performance based salary increases 
    • Work-life balance with generous leave entitlements and flexible conditions

     

    If you want to join a world class organisation that's making a difference in the lives of Australians, apply now!

    How to Apply

    For further technical information relating to this position please refer to the Position Description or contact Darren McPherson 0475 812 666.  For all other queries please contact Talent Acquisition on +61 (02) 9717 3511.

     

    To be eligible for appointment, applicants will require a security and pre-employment medical assessment.

     

    Application closing date:  13th March 2024 at 11:59 pm

     

    All applicants must be Australian citizens.

     

    In order to solve great challenges, we need great minds and great teams. At ANSTO, we understand that diverse teams produce better outcomes and we value the merit that a diverse perspective can bring to our team. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, primary carers, those with a disability, and women in STEM. ANSTO is a charter member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative and is proudly taking action to create a gender-inclusive workforce. 

                                                                                                                                                                                           


  • 5 Feb 2024 4:23 PM | ANSTO

    Multiple Positions Available | Generous relocation packages available for interstate candidates

    • Application Closing Date:  19th February 2024
    • Ongoing | Full Time | $89k - $120k +15.4% super
    • Lucas Heights location I Health & Wellbeing Programs | campus style work environment and free onsite parking
    • Excellent opportunity for WHS professional looking for challenge with career progression via linked role.
    • WHS professional experienced in construction, Human Factors and implementing Safety in Design


    About the Opportunity

     

    With the nuclear sector growing in the coming years, we are looking to expand our highly diverse and capable workforce for the exciting future ahead. As Australia looks to ANSTO as the leading source of nuclear expertise, advice, and services, you will have a crucial role in providing benefit to Australians through nuclear science and technology.

    In these roles you will provide trusted Work Health and Safety advice and specialised services, helping ANSTO staff undertake novel research and development activities while building collaborative stakeholder relationships.

    About You

     "You are a Work Health and Safety professional experienced in construction, Human Factors and implementing Safety in Design looking to apply your knowledge, experience and expertise in challenging, real world applications." - Dean Ruprecht WHS Operations Leader

    Your Duties and Responsibilities

     

    • Assist with the identification, assessment, control and verification of a broad range of hazards across the organisation including high risk hazards, through conducting safety-based risk assessments and reviewing Safe Work Method & Environmental Statements;
    • Advise on Safety in Design including, human factors, process safety, safe handling and use of chemicals, ergonomic design by having a demonstrated depth of understanding for designing out risk in early stages of project works.  
    • Develop strong client relationships and adapt communication styles to suit different levels of technical understanding to reach agreement on desired outcomes and so that clients are confident to act upon given advice. 
    • Promote and foster safety culture at ANSTO through safety leadership with the aim of continuous improvement and understanding of WHS measures and practices. This may include respectfully challenging established ways of working in favour of more optimal approaches. 

     

    Please click here to view the Position Description.


    About Us

     

    ANSTO leverages great science to deliver big outcomes.  We partner with scientists and engineers and apply new technologies to provide real-world benefits.  Our work improves human health, saves lives, builds our industries and protects the environment.  ANSTO is the home of Australia's most significant landmark and national infrastructure for research.  Thousands of scientists from industry and academia benefit from gaining access to state-of-the-art instruments every year.
     

    Benefits of Working with Us

     

    ANSTO employees are passionate about what they do. We enjoy being part of an organisation making a difference in the lives of Australians. 


    We support and reward our employees through eligibility for:

    • Training, development and mentoring opportunities 
    • Performance based salary increases 
    • Work-life balance with generous leave entitlements and flexible conditions

     

    If you want to join a world class organisation that's making a difference in the lives of Australians, apply now!

    How to Apply

    For further technical information relating to this position please refer to the Position Description or contact Dean Ruprecht on (02) 9717 9142.  For all other queries please contact Talent Acquisition on +61 (02) 9717 3359.

    To be eligible for appointment, applicants will require a security and pre-employment medical assessment.

     

    Application closing date:  11:59PM 19th February 2024

     All applicants must be Australian citizens.

     

    In order to solve great challenges, we need great minds and great teams. At ANSTO, we understand that diverse teams produce better outcomes and we value the merit that a diverse perspective can bring to our team. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, primary carers, those with a disability, and women in STEM. ANSTO is a charter member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative and is proudly taking action to create a gender-inclusive workforce. 


  • 22 Jan 2024 12:19 PM | Matthew (Administrator)
    • Application closing date: 12 February 2024
    • $88,408 - $124,403 plus 15.4% super
    • Ongoing Full Time | Darwin NT
    • Great opportunity for an early career radiation professional to enhance and apply their knowledge of radiation protection in a uranium mining context.
    The Job 
    • Plan, conduct and manage research and monitoring projects related to the assessment of radiological impacts to people and the environment from uranium mining operations and site rehabilitation in the Alligator Rivers Region of the Northern Territory. 
    • Assist in defining field sampling and laboratory analysis requirements to meet environmental research and monitoring objectives and undertake field and laboratory-based work as required to collect and analyse samples. 
    • Assist in evaluating radionuclide datasets and assessing radiation doses to people and the environment from uranium mining operations and site rehabilitation. 
    • Manage or supervise staff. 
    • Communicate research and monitoring results to key stakeholders and the broader scientific community, including leading or contributing to journal papers.
    • Assist in the review of regulatory applications for uranium mining and other actions. 
    • Contribute to the work of other research programs.

    What we are looking for
    Knowledge and experience
    • Knowledge of radioactive decay processes. 
    • Knowledge of radiation dose assessment concepts and methods. 
    • Experience conducting or contributing to research in the field of radioecology or radiation protection. 
    • Experience analysing radionuclide data. 
    • Experience presenting research findings at conferences and/or as an author on journal publications.

    Skills and capabilities
    • Ability to plan and manage scientific research projects, including completing them to specified timelines. 
    • Ability to work effectively as part of a small team and as part of a multidisciplinary research institute. 
    • Ability to plan and undertake field work in remote locations for durations of up to a week at a time. 
    • Sound technical writing skills as well as the ability to produce plain English summaries of technical information. 
    • Ability to communicate science to technical and non-technical audiences. 
    • Strong aptitude for learning and applying new concepts and data analysis methods.

    Mandatory Qualifications
    • A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from an Australian University or qualification of equivalent standard from an Australian or overseas university, or other qualification appropriate to the duties.

    Please click here to apply.

  • 22 Jan 2024 12:14 PM | Matthew (Administrator)
    • Application closing date: 12 February 2024
    • $132,155 - $163,620 plus 15.4% super
    • Ongoing Full Time | Darwin NT
    • Great opportunity for an established radiation professional to lead research programs into the radiological impacts of uranium mining.
    The Job
    • Plan, conduct and manage research and monitoring projects related to the assessment of radiological impacts to people and the environment from uranium mining operations and site rehabilitation in the Alligator Rivers Region of the Northern Territory. 
    • Apply sound judgement and technical expertise to determine field sampling and laboratory analysis requirements to meet environmental research and monitoring objectives and undertake field and laboratory-based work as required to collect and analyse samples. 
    • Evaluate complex datasets of radionuclide and other information and apply best practice methods for assessing radiation doses to people and the environment from uranium mining operations and site rehabilitation, interpret results in the context of radiation protection standards. 
    • Manage and mentor staff. 
    • Communicate research and monitoring results to key stakeholders and the broader scientific community, including publication of high-quality papers in peer-reviewed journals as lead author. 
    • Provide expert technical advice on regulatory applications for uranium mining and other actions consistent with national and international standards for radiation protection. 
    • Provide strategic direction to the environmental radioactivity work program and contribute to the work of other research programs.

    What we are looking for
    Knowledge and experience
    • Expert knowledge of radioactive decay processes and radiation exposure pathways relevant to uranium mining. 
    • Expert knowledge of national and international best practice recommendations for radiation protection of the public and the environment. 
    • Experience conducting radiological impact assessments for the public and the environment, preferably in a uranium mining context. 
    • Experience managing staff. 
    • Experience leading and managing scientific research projects and associated resources. 
    • Proven record of high-quality research papers in the field of radioecology and/or radiation protection.

    Skills and capabilities
    • Leadership skills that inspire a good sense of teamwork and achieve results. 
    • Ability to manage staff, resources, timelines and budgets. 
    • Ability to train and mentor staff to build capability and capacity in radiological impact assessment. 
    • Ability to establish and foster research collaborations with other government agencies, industry and/or universities. 
    • Ability to represent the organisation nationally and internationally at scientific forums and on expert working groups. 
    • Ability to work effectively as part of a small team and as part of a larger multidisciplinary environmental research institute. 
    • Ability to plan and undertake field work in remote locations for durations of up to a week at a time. 
    • Highly developed technical writing skills as well as the ability to produce plain English summaries of technical information. 
    • Ability to communicate science to technical and non-technical audiences.

    Mandatory Qualifications
    •    A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from an Australian University or qualification of equivalent standard from an Australian or overseas university, or other qualification appropriate to the duties

    Please click here to apply.

  • 19 Jan 2024 11:00 AM | Matthew (Administrator)
    • Application closing date:  18th February 2024 at 11:59pm
    • Ongoing | Full Time | $124k - $138k base salary +15.4% superannuation
    • Inclusive and Diverse Organisation | Health & Well-being Programs | Flexible Work Practices
    • On-site Childcare for employees  |  Work in a campus-based community environment
    • Great Opportunity for a Radiation Protection Professional to join ANSTO and be emersed in interesting and inspiring work
    • Generous relocation packages available for interstate candidates.

    About the Opportunity

    With the nuclear sector growing in the coming years, we are looking to expand our highly diverse and capable workforce for the exciting future ahead. As Australia looks to ANSTO as the leading source of nuclear expertise, advice, and services, you will have a crucial role in providing benefit to Australians by providing advice and guidance in radiation protection and emergency management to our internal and external stakeholders.

    About You

    “The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge in radiation protection with proven experience in the application of radiation protection principles for Planned, Emergency and Existing exposure situations to achieve improved safety lifecycle outcomes.” Michael Polewski, Radiation Safety Lifecycle Leader

    Membership of the Australian Radiation Protection Society will be highly regarded.

    Your Duties and Responsibilities

    • Effective leadership of staff, budget and resources; and the development and implementation of strategies to improve work practices, systems and processes to ensure the delivery of high-quality services and outcomes.
    • Project manage and oversee aspects of Radiation Protection Services’ development and implementation, including preparing project plans and reports, establishing appropriate governance, identifying, allocating and managing available resources, to ensure project outcomes are achieved on time, on budget, to quality standards.
    • Demonstrate strong leadership qualities, working consultatively and collaboratively with project leaders, clients, and high reliability staff to establish productive working relationships and foster the communication of experiences and knowledge across different divisions.
    • Provide authoritative and expert advice to the NSSS Senior Leadership on the formulation of strategies and policies related to the Section's technical responsibilities and facilitating their implementation to support the achievement of international best practice.
    • Ensure a Through Life Capability Project Management approach to all radiation and nuclear new build and decommissioning activities.

    Please click here to view the Position Description.

    About Us

    ANSTO leverages great science to deliver big outcomes.  We partner with scientists and engineers and apply new technologies to provide real-world benefits.  Our work improves human health, saves lives, builds our industries and protects the environment.  ANSTO is the home of Australia's most significant landmark and national infrastructure for research.  Thousands of scientists from industry and academia benefit from gaining access to state-of-the-art instruments every year.

    Benefits of Working with Us

    ANSTO employees are passionate about what they do. We enjoy being part of an organisation making a difference in the lives of Australians.
    We support and reward our employees through eligibility for:

    • Training, development and mentoring opportunities 
    • Performance based salary increases 
    • Work-life balance with generous leave entitlements and flexible conditions 

    If you want to join a world class organisation that's making a difference in the lives of Australians, apply now!

    How to Apply

    For further technical information relating to this position please refer to the Position Description or contact Michael Polewski on 61 (02) 9717 9518.  For all other queries please contact Talent Acquisition on +61 (02) 9717 9361.

    To be eligible for appointment, applicants will require a security and pre-employment medical assessment.

    Australian Citizens Preferred

  • 19 Jan 2024 10:57 AM | Matthew (Administrator)
    • Application closing date:  18th February 2024 at 11:59pm
    • Multiple positions available
    • Ongoing Full Time | $89k - $120k + 15.4% super | salary sacrificing available
    • Inclusive and Diverse Organisation | Health & Well-being Programs | Flexible Work Practices
    • Great Opportunity for a Radiation Protection Professional to join ANSTO and be emersed in interesting and inspiring work
    • Generous relocation packages available for interstate candidates.

    About the Opportunity

    With the nuclear sector growing in the coming years, we are looking to expand our highly diverse and capable workforce for the exciting future ahead. As Australia looks to ANSTO as the leading source of nuclear expertise, advice, and services, you will have a crucial role in providing benefit to Australians by providing advice and guidance in radiation protection and emergency management to our internal and external stakeholders.

    About You

    “The ideal candidate will have minimum 5 years' experience in operational health physics or radiation safety, with strong project management skills who is eager to apply their knowledge to achieve improved safety lifecycle outcomes in radiation protection.” Michael Polewski, Radiation Safety Lifecycle Leader

    Membership of the Australian Radiation Protection Society will be highly regarded.

    Your Duties and Responsibilities

    • Promote and foster safety culture at ANSTO with the aim of continuous improvement and understanding of radiation safety measures. This may include challenging established ways of working in favour of more optimal approaches. 
    • Demonstrate expert knowledge of the relevant state, commonwealth and international standards and regulations and ensure the development and application of radiation protection standards, policies and guides within ANSTO facilities in accordance with international best practice.  
    • Develop strong client relationships and adapt communication styles to suit levels of technical understanding in order to reach agreement on desired outcomes and so that clients are confident to act upon given advice.
    • Ensure a Through Life Capability Project Management approach to all radiation and nuclear new build and decommissioning activities.
    • Represent ANSTO as a subject matter expert at national and international forums and ensure ANSTO arrangements are compatible with world’s best practice

    Please click here to view the Position Description.

    About Us

    ANSTO leverages great science to deliver big outcomes.  We partner with scientists and engineers and apply new technologies to provide real-world benefits.  Our work improves human health, saves lives, builds our industries and protects the environment.  ANSTO is the home of Australia's most significant landmark and national infrastructure for research.  Thousands of scientists from industry and academia benefit from gaining access to state-of-the-art instruments every year.

    Benefits of Working with Us

     ANSTO employees are passionate about what they do. We enjoy being part of an organisation making a difference in the lives of Australians. 

    We support and reward our employees through eligibility for:

    • Training, development and mentoring opportunities 
    • Performance based salary increases 
    • Work-life balance with generous leave entitlements and flexible conditions

    If you want to join a world class organisation that's making a difference in the lives of Australians, apply now!

    How to Apply

     For further technical information relating to this position please refer to the Position Description or contact Michael Polewski on 61 (02) 9717 9518.  For all other queries please contact Talent Acquisition on +61 (02) 9717 9361.

    To be eligible for appointment, applicants will require a security and pre-employment medical assessment.

  • 19 Jan 2024 10:54 AM | Matthew (Administrator)
    • Application close: 01 February 2024
    • Australian Public Service Level 6
    • $89,288 - $102,130 + an additional 15.4% Superannuation
    • Ongoing | Miranda Sydney NSW

    In this role you will be responsible for providing advice in relation to ARPANSA regulatory functions, including assessment of licence applications; monitoring compliance and conducting inspections; providing advice on radiation protection; nuclear safety and the regulation of sources, prescribed radiation facilities and nuclear installations; and assisting with the development of policies, strategies and regulatory guidance.
     

    Key accountabilities
    • Assess applications for licences of nuclear installations, prescribed radiation facilities and sources against legislation, guidelines, codes and standards;
    • Perform inspections of nuclear installations and prescribed radiation facilities to assess compliance with legislation and associated codes and standards;
    • Contribute to the development of regulatory policies, processes and associated guidelines;
    • Contribute to the development of codes and standards for radiation protection and nuclear safety;
    • Liaise with ARPANSA stakeholders on issues related to regulation of sources, prescribed radiation facilities and nuclear installations;
    • Undertake assigned tasks as a member of the Regulatory Services Branch as required.

    Our ideal candidate - job specific capabilities

    The role is part of a larger regulatory team responsible for providing advice on the regulation of sources, prescribed radiation facilities and nuclear installations undertaken by Australian Government entities and their contractors.  The position provides an opportunity to contribute to regulatory reform and build productive and sustainable relationships with ARPANSA’s stakeholders.

    To be considered for this position, you must possess a science or engineering degree from an Australian university or comparable overseas qualifications or have equivalent experience in a regulatory or operational role.  It is also desirable to have experience in radiation protection.

    The successful applicant will be agile, demonstrate a high degree of initiative, the capacity to analyse a variety of sources of information and make sound recommendations, possess excellent oral and written communication skills and drive to advocate ARPANSA’s role in radiation protection and nuclear safety.

    You must hold Australian citizenship or possess permanent residency status leading to citizenship and be prepared to travel interstate from time to time as required.  As a minimum, ARPANSA requires all new employees to obtain and maintain a Baseline security clearance as a condition of engagement. However, this role will require the incumbent to obtain and maintain a higher level of security clearance.

    Selection criteria

    There are six selection criteria for this position. If you want to advance your career, please tells us your skills, experiences and achievements that demonstrate all selection criteria in no more than 1000 words in total.

    1. Experience in radiation protection and/or nuclear safety or working in a high hazard, regulated environment.
    2. Regulatory experience either within a regulatory agency or a regulated entity.
    3. Ability to perform assessments and inspections under guidance and undertake systematic analysis of technical information and contribute to strategic thinking.
    4. Proven ability to contribute to and perform in a high performing regulatory team.
    5. Demonstrated ability to cultivate positive working relationships.
    6. Proven ability to act with high levels of integrity and professionalism and demonstrate well-developed skills in high level communication and negotiation.

    How to apply

    Applications can be lodged through ARPANSA Careers.

    Your application will consist of resume, ARPANSA cover letter, contact details for two referees and a ‘1000-word pitch’ that considers:
    • Key accountabilities
    • Job specific capabilities
    • Selection criteria.

    For further information, please contact Samir Sarkar via phone 0419 794 025.

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