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NSW ARPANSA Job Vacancy - Director - Facility Safety

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Role: Director - Facility Safety
Classification: Executive Level 2
Location: Miranda, NSW
Branch: Regulatory Services Branch
Restrictions: Negative Vetting - Level 2



 

Section overview


The Facility Safety Section is responsible for regulation of all prescribed radiation facilities and nuclear installations. This includes the assessment of new and amended licence applications, compliance monitoring via an inspection program and producing regulatory guidance. Major installations include the OPAL reactor, radiopharmaceuticals production, research facilities and the planned facility for immobilisation of liquid intermediate level waste at the Lucas Heights Science and Technology Centre. The Facility Safety Section is also responsible for coordination of ARPANSA’s efforts to prepare for receiving a licence application for the National Radioactive Waste Management Facility (NRWMF), including associated outreach activities.


 

Primary purpose of the role


Under broad direction from the Branch Head, the Director Facility Safety is responsible for regulation of prescribed radiation facilities and nuclear installations in the Commonwealth. This includes assessment of new and amended licence applications, compliance monitoring via an inspection program and producing regulatory guidance. The role will oversee the coordination of major projects such as the NRWMF through the Major Projects Manager.


 

Job specific capabilities


The successful applicant will have highly developed managerial skills with a demonstrated record of successfully driving change and being able to respond flexibly and promptly to organisational changes. The applicant must also be capable of developing and motivating staff to successfully contribute to the business outcomes of the Branch and the Agency.

The applicant must have a degree in science or engineering from an Australian university or alternative, or have comparable qualifications or equivalent experience. The applicant must also have excellent communication and consultation skills and expertise in writing scientific and/or technical documents.
You must hold Australian citizenship or possess permanent residency status leading to citizenship and be prepared to travel interstate and internationally as required. The position is a designated security assessed position that will require you to successfully undertake and maintain a security clearance.

If this sounds like you please visit https://www.arpansa.gov.au/about-us/careers for more information and instructions on how to apply.
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