Australian Dept of Defence - Ionising Radiation Hazard Manager

30 Nov 2021 12:50 PM | Matthew (Administrator)

Application Closing Date: Thursday 16 December 2021

APS 6 |$83,928 - $95,873 (plus super)  |Canberra – ACT

The Role
As the Ionising Radiation Hazard Manager, you will work with an innovative team that develops tools and techniques to implement best practice radiation protection for Defence personnel. You will be responsible for developing products to assist with the compliance and safety of ionising radiation sources used by Defence in military operations, health, research and waste management. This will include the development and implementation of radiation safety policy, technical oversight of the ionising radiation hazards, providing technical advice in the development of licence applications and regulatory approval requests, research and incident investigation. You will be part of a small team and will enjoy the freedom of a relatively autonomous environment, with support where required.

This position is located in Canberra however remote working arrangements may be accommodated for the successful applicant.

About our Team
Joint Capabilities Group has an opportunity for you to utilise your skills to contribute to radiation safety across the Logistics lifecycle. Come join a team which works collaboratively with the groups and services to understand, shape, improve and grow radiation safety across the Department of Defence and the Australian Defence Force. You will be able to apply and develop your skills in radiation protection and health physics by utilising existing tools and techniques as well as new and novel approaches.

Our Ideal Candidate
Our ideal candidate is someone who likes having the opportunity to take responsibility and be accountable for their role. You will have a bachelor or higher degree in a relevant Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and/or experience as a radiation safety/protection officer or health physicist. You will have a desire to travel domestically to complete onsite field work whilst also delivering verbal and written communications and reporting to stakeholders.

For further information please review the job information pack, reference JCG/05927/21 on www.defence.gov.au/apscareers

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