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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/16/21

Applications Due11/30/21

Vacancy ID94279

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAssociate Radiological Health Specialist - 06813

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade23

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $77770 to $98372 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 80%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Westchester

Street Address Center for Environmental Health - Bureau of Environmental Radiation Protection

145 Huguenot Street

City New Rochelle


Zip Code10801

Minimum Qualifications Promotion Provisional: New York State Department of Health employee with one or more years of permanent or contingent-permanent service as a Senior Radiological Health Specialist, Grade 18.

Public Candidates (Provisional Opportunity):

Either 1. a bachelor's degree or higher in health physics, engineering, biology, chemistry, physics, geology, or hydrology, AND three years of experience in radiation protection, which includes experience dealing with radioactive materials or radiation producing equipment. Experience limited to imaging patients is NOT qualifying.

Or 2.* a bachelor's degree or higher in any area, including or supplemented by 30 college semester credit hours in one or more of the following subject areas: health physics, engineering, biology, chemistry, physics, geology, or hydrology, AND three years of experience in radiation protection, which includes experience dealing with radioactive materials or radiation producing equipment. Experience limited to imaging patients is NOT qualifying.

Substitution: An advanced degree in health physics, engineering, biology, chemistry, physics, geology, or hydrology may be substituted for the required years of work experience as follows: master's degree - one year, doctoral degree - two years.

*If your bachelor's degree or higher is not in one of the areas listed above, but you qualify by having 30 semester credit hours in any combination of those subject areas, you MUST submit a copy of your transcript or a course list that includes the name of the college or university, course title, date received (or expected), and number of semester credits received per course.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in radiation protection, including state and federal standards for ionizing radiation; familiarity with the various uses of radiation producing equipment and radioactive materials used for medical, academic, and commercial purposes; inspection and investigative experience; ability to analyze written and published program material and draw conclusions concerning impact; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; ability to manage multiple priorities and handle a high volume of work in a fast-paced environment; experience managing work projects; advanced computer skills in Word, Excel, and Access.

Duties Description The position will inspect sites authorized to use ionizing radiation; participate in the registration of radiation installations and licensure of radioactive material facilities; supervise the activities of Senior Radiological Health Specialists engaged in the inspection of radioactive material licensees and radiation installations; personally conduct difficult and complex inspections; investigate accidents/incidents and recommend appropriate action; conduct investigations of allegations regarding professional conduct of Radiologic Technologists; recommend enforcement action when indicated; provide consultation and assistance to local health departments; conduct and participate in training programs; evaluate and assist in the development of standards for x-ray installations; develop regulatory guides and manuals; prepare program evaluation reports; and evaluate sites that may have radioactive material contamination.

Additional Comments Permanent or provisional full-time appointment. This position involves travel which may include locations not served by public transportation. Public candidates appointed provisionally will be required to take and pass the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title, when it is given, and be immediately appointable from the resulting eligible list to maintain employment.

If three or fewer New York State Department of Health promotional candidates respond to this notice, the agency may, at its discretion, nominate a qualified employee for non-competitive promotion under the provisions of Section 52.7 of the Civil Service Law.

Salary, plus a $3,026 Downstate Adjustment

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources Management Group, EGB/06813/ARHS/NewRoch

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-474-6771

Email Address


Street Room 2276, Corning Tower Building

Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, cover letter, and copy of degree or transcript, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference EGB/06813/ARHS/NewRoch included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/06813/ARHS/NewRoch, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until November 30th, 2021.

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