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This position will support and coordinate Minnesota Department of Health Radiological Emergency Preparedness as it relates to events at nuclear generating plants in Minnesota. It will perform advisory work to identify and minimize the health effects related to unintended radiation exposure. It supports MDH mission through communication, planning, training, and exercising for nuclear power plant events. Recommendations and actions from the incumbent have the potential to affect agency procedures and MDH’s ability to support state partners in preparation for, and in response to a radiological event.

This position supports the integrated Radiological Emergency Preparedness program by providing physics technical expertise, leadership, and coordination as the liaison from MDH to Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM), local emergency management, and other state agencies. The position will strengthen, define, document, and implement comprehensive communication strategies between MDH and other state agencies, and will align with federal and state requirements for nuclear power plant preparedness.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide radiation physics technical support to MDH, HSEM, and other state agencies for radiological drills, exercise, and in actual radiological emergencies.
  • Develop and manage the Radiological Emergency Preparedness grant awarded to MDH from HSEM for nuclear power plant response activities.
  • Develop and manage the Radiological Emergency Preparedness Response Plan for the Minnesota Department of Health.
  • Provide recommendations to MDH leadership for alignment with state and federal preparedness activities.
  • Develop document and formalize internal and external lines of communications.
  • Develop, conduct, and track radiological emergency response staff training.
  • Continuously conduct gap analysis and program reviews in order to develop strategies to minimize or eliminate identified gaps.
  • Promote and contribute to continuous quality improvement.

This position will support and coordinate Minnesota Department of Health Radiological Emergency Preparedness as it relates to events at nuclear generating plants in Minnesota. It will perform advisory work to identify and minimize the health effects related to unintended radiation exposure. It supports MDH mission through communication, planning, training, and exercising for nuclear power plant events. Recommendations and actions from the incumbent have the potential to affect agency procedures and MDH’s ability to support state partners in preparation for, and in response to a radiological event.
This position supports the integrated Radiological Emergency Preparedness program by providing physics technical expertise, leadership, and coordination as the liaison from MDH to Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM), local emergency management, and other state agencies. The position will strengthen, define, document, and implement comprehensive communication strategies between MDH and other state agencies, and will align with federal and state requirements for nuclear power plant preparedness.
Responsibilities will include:
• Provide radiation physics technical support to MDH, HSEM, and other state agencies for radiological drills, exercise, and in actual radiological emergencies.
• Develop and manage the Radiological Emergency Preparedness grant awarded to MDH from HSEM for nuclear power plant response activities.
• Develop and manage the Radiological Emergency Preparedness Response Plan for the Minnesota Department of Health.
• Provide recommendations to MDH leadership for alignment with state and federal preparedness activities.
• Develop document and formalize internal and external lines of communications.
• Develop, conduct, and track radiological emergency response staff training.
• Continuously conduct gap analysis and program reviews in order to develop strategies to minimize or eliminate identified gaps.
• Promote and contribute to continuous quality improvement.

To Apply Visit careers.mn.gov and search job ID 13666