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Radiation Safety Technician #R0110040

University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV Full-time
Posted on July 6, 2018

Seeking Radiation Safety Technician, Risk Management and Safety [R0110040]

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas seeks a Radiation Safety Technician, Risk Management and Safety [R0110040]

For position description and application details, please visit us online at visit or call 702-895-3504

Profile of the University:

UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us online at

Commitment to Diversity:

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

Role of the Position:

The Radiological Safety Technician (RST) provides support to the Radiological Safety Program and the Laser Safety Program.

The primary functions of the RST are:

  • To implement and maintain assigned duties within the Radiological Safety and Laser Safety Programs,
  • Provide training to faculty, staff and students involved in the programs and other programs as directed,
  • Review assigned program documents and procedures and propose revisions of documents and procedures to keep them current with federal, state and local regulations, and
  • To participate in the development of new RMS programs.

This individual may be required to be listed on UNLV's radioactive material licenses as Alternate Radiation Safety Officer and be approvable as such by the Nevada Division of Health. In addition, he/she may be required to act as the Laser Safety Officer for UNLV's main campus. The RSO may delegate responsibilities in various areas of the Radiological Safety Program.


This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Health Physics, Nuclear Medicine or related disciplines from a regionally accredited college or university and five years’ experience.

UNLV is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or protected veteran status. We promote a drug-free work environment.

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