Job title: Radiation Protection Physicist (Standards Specialist)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Cape Town
  • Science and Research
  • Chemical / Material
Salary type: Annual
Job published: 2019-04-11
Job ID: 32299
Contact name: Nita Mussmann
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Job Description

A well-known government organisation in Cape Town is seeking to employ a Radiation Protection Standards Specialist to provide technical and scientific expertise in support of the Radiation Protection Programme.



  • Matric/ Grade 12 Certificate.
  • BSc (hons) Physics/Chemistry or BEng in Nuclear Physics or equivalent.
  • 3 yearsexperience in conducting reviews and revisions of high level scientific, technical and/or regulatory related texts in radiation safety.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Radiation Protection regulatory framework and relevant international safety standards.
  • Ability to draft and revise high level scientific, technical or regulatory texts essential
  • Ability to draft radiation safety cases
  • Quality management system exposure
  • Plans and organizes own work in support of achieving the teams priorities
  • Valid driverslicence and own reliable transport



  • Develop Radiation Protection standards in line with IAEA and relevant regulatory requirements
  • Providing technical and scientific expertise in support of the Radiation Protection Programme drafting radiation safety cases
  • Develop, review and implement Radiation Protection standards and procedures
  • Consults with supervisor/manager and takes decisions in full compliance with the rules and regulations.


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