JB60 - Environmental Health Manager III
General Nature of Work:
Plans and directs environmental programs; consults with and advises professional specialists in radiological health programs and provides technical advice as a qualified expert.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Positions in this class typically manage environmental quality, environmental sanitation and radiological health programs. Some positions function as senior scientists, performing specific research or technical radiological health program duties requiring technical expertise.
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Plans, manages and organizes a specific environmental program with emphasis on the supervision and direction of a technical staff.
Provides professional and technical advice to public and private officials, consultants and industrialists on matters related to environmental quality.
Interprets and enforces environmental and public health laws, policies and regulations.
Supervises the implementation of procedures for the review and approval of plans for the use of radioactive materials, X-ray machines and other radiation sources, as well as radioactive waste processing and disposal.
Manages the review and evaluation of architectural shielding plans and design specifications for radiation facilities.
Consults with users of radioactive materials and X-ray machines.
Supervises or conducts inspections at applicable facilities; supervises health survey investigations and inspections; supervises and monitors radioactive disposal facilities' activities and engineering reviews of waste containment and processing systems.
Implements and supervises decontamination procedures in case of radiation accidents.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques of detecting and identifying pollution and sanitary levels.
Knowledge of the methods and techniques of environmental monitoring.
Knowledge of federal and state public health and environmental laws, rules and regulations.
Knowledge of the biological effects of radiation, both from industrial and medical radiation users and from environmental contamination.
Knowledge of the uses of radiation and radioactivity in medicine.
Knowledge of complicated and involved uses of radioactive materials, X-rays and radioactive waste disposal.
Ability to effectively communicate with executive and subordinate levels, the public and government officials at all levels.
Ability to plan and supervise the efforts of professional and support staff.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
Some positions require the possession of a valid driver's license. Some positions require the successful completion of specialized courses in health physics or certification as a health physicist.
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A high school diploma and experience in environmental health programs or radiological health. A bachelor's degree in the natural or physical sciences, mathematics, public health, engineering or a related technical field may be substituted for the required work experience.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A high school diploma and four years experience in environmental health programs or radiologic health. A bachelor's degree in the natural or physical sciences, mathematics, public health, engineering or a related technical field may be substituted for two years of the required work experience. Some postions require the possession of a valid Driver's license. Some positions require the successful completion of specialized courses in health physics or certifcation as a health physicist.
MUSC Physical Requirements:
This classification is not currently used at MUSC. Please contact the Department of Human Resources for more information.