Prin Radiological Health Specialist - Grade 27

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This title exists in Health, Department of and has approximately 5 positions.

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Salary Information for Radiological Health Specialist Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Radiological Health Specialist Trainee 1 13 $49,363 $63,169
Radiological Health Specialist Trainee 2 14 $52,198 $66,634
Senr Radiological Health Specialist 18 $65,001 $82,656
Assoc Radiological Health Specialist 23 $84,156 $106,454
Prin Radiological Health Specialist 27 $103,784 $127,830

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Job Duties

A Principal Radiological Health Specialist, under general direction directs the activities of the Radioactive Materials Licensing and Certification Section in the Bureau of Radiological Health:  directs the licensing of users of by-product, source, special nuclear materials and all non-agreement materials including radium and particle accelerator produced materials; establishes priorities and guidelines for the inspection of all radioactive materials users; coordinates the review of radioactive material applications with other State agencies; maintains liaison with the Medical Advisory Committee on the human use of isotopes; coordinates by-product, source and special nuclear material program activities with the Atomic Energy Commission; develops standards and regulations for the storage, packaging, transport and use of radioactive materials; provides consultative services to local health agencies regarding the storage, packaging, transport, use and handling of radioactive materials.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

For qualified employees of New York State on or before the date of filing application, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Health and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as an Associate Radiological Health Specialist or an Associate Radiophysicist.

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