Atomic Energy Council Radiation Protection Officers Jobs in Uganda

Atomic Energy Council Radiation Protection Officers Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose:

  • The Radiation Protection Officer shall carry out inspections of regulated practices, verify and review application forms for authorization, assist in the development of regulations, regulatory guides and technical guides and coordinate radiation protection & safety advisory among others.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review the operators’ technical submission to assess compliance with relevant safety
    objectives, principles and criteria.

  • Verify and review notification and application forms submitted to Council

  • Prepare and collect data required for processing various licenses; application forms from prospective licensees of ionizing radiation for consideration.

  • Participate in preparing programmes of regulatory inspections of ionizing radiation practices and implement or co-ordinate their implementation.

  • Conduct inspections in facilities/practices to assess radiation safety and security conditions and compliance with established laws, plans, protocols and manuals. Process inspection
    findings, produce reports and table them to the superior for consideration.

  • Conduct enforcement actions on non-compliant facilities.

  • Draft licenses and permits for compliant facilities.

  • Establish and maintain strategic linkages with designated personnel in facilities to monitor compliance or violation. Make follow-ups with such facilities for implementation of
    requirements and recommendations to improve radiation safety.

  • Establish and maintain records for quality control and quality assurance for regulated

  • Provide support on intervention relating to radiological emergencies, as may be appropriate.

  • Carryout research in the field of nuclear science and technology

  • Report to the supervisor any complaints raised from facilities

  • Develop, review and update regulatory documents including but not limited to safety guides, guidelines, codes, protocols, standards and regulations.

  • Participate in Radiation Protection and Safety training.

  • Maintain and update registers and other
    associated databases for licenses, facilities &
    practices, inspections, enforcements, radiation sources etc.

  • Participate in public awareness activities.

  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Senior staff or any
    other authorized person.

    Person specifications: (Age, Academic qualifications, Skills and Work experience)

  • Age: 25 - 35 years

    Academic Qualifications:

  • Honours Bachelor’s degree (Second Class Upper and above) in Physical Sciences,
    Environmental Sciences, medical radiography/imaging, Radiation Protection or any closely related field from a recognized university.

  • Qualification in radiation protection and safety and/or a master’s degree in related field is an added advantage.

    Other Skills:

  • Technical/scientific credibility

  • Commitment to continuous improvement

  • Active listening

  • Critical Thinking

  • Excellent report writing and oral presentation skills

  • Time Management

  • Should have ability to plan, organize and prioritize

  • Computer literacy is a must

  • Professionalism

  • Excellent communication skills with command of English in both written and spoken

    Work Experience:

  • At least two (02) years of experience working in the area of regulation of practices involving ionising radiation or closely related field with a reputable institution.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Atomic Energy Council Radiation Protection Officers Jobs in Uganda

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