Radiation Safety Coordinator

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA Business & Supply Chain / Healthcare

Job Reference #: 18001639

Radiation Safety Coordinator
Provide services in support of research and medical use of hazardous regulated materials. Responsible for the receipt and delivery of materials shipped to the University, conduct surveys in laboratories, advise and assist with correct waste handling procedures, and perform routine calibration of monitoring equipment.

About the Environmental Health and Safety Office
The Environmental Health & Safety Office (EHS) provides services intended to promote health and safety at the University of Iowa. We offer a variety of services in the areas of Biological, Chemical, Occupational and Radiation safety, and select Environmental programs. Some of the direct services that we offer include chemical and radiation exposure monitoring, work site hazard evaluations, workplace safety surveys, safety equipment selection, safety program reviews, safety training, and disposal of hazardous chemical, radioactive and infectious waste. Consultative services include regulatory compliance assistance programs to address OSHA, EPA and US Army/DoD grants-related responsibilities within health care, research, academic, facility and service environments.

Benefits Highlights
  • Regular salaried position located inIowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
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Required Application Materials
In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload two submission-specific attachments, a personal current resume, and a cover letter. These submission-specific attachments should clearly address how the applicants meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position. Applicants who fail to submit the required materials will be considered incomplete and therefore are ineligible for interview.

A valid driver’s license is required, as well as an ability to meet UI Fleet Safety Driving Record Review Standards. Please include your driver’s license information within the license/certification section of the application.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

Sarah Tillman

Please note regarding references: Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.
Position Qualifications

Education or Equivalency Required
Bachelors in a physical science or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Qualifications
  • Valid driver’s license with the ability to obtain and maintain a Commercial Driver’s License with a hazardous materials endorsement within 6 months of employment.
  • Ability to comply with the University’s Fleet Safety/CDL Drug and Alcohol Testing programs.
  • High level proficiency processing information accurately and with attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with tools (such as laptops or tablets), techniques and processes for gathering and reporting data in a department or division.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office programs and mobile devices for data recording and retrieval.
  • Ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience handling hazardous (radioactive) materials.
  • Knowledge of radiation safety instrumentation.
  • Familiarity with radiation regulations.
  • Familiarity with radiation safety laboratory practices in a research environment.
  • Knowledge of University Iowa policies, procedures and regulations.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Job ID: 66789

Posted 12 days ago

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