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Director General (GMG/CTD), Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority

Date Posted
16th May 2017
Reference
VAC-25794
Sector
Government & Public Sector, Scientific
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Kingston
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

The Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority invites suitably qualified persons to fill the post of Director General (GMG/CTD).

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Board of Directors, the Director General is responsible for the regulation of activities, practices, apparatuses and facilities involving ionizing radiation and nuclear technology, and for directing the technical activities of the operations of the Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA). The incumbent is also responsible to make recommendations to the Board concerning safety standards, regulatory practices and other related matters.

 

Key Outputs

  • Corporate/operational/strategic plans and budgets developed
  • Annual performance reports for staff done
  • Annual and quarterly reports produced
  • Policy documents developed
  • Disaster preparedness plan developed, implemented and monitored
  • Staff needs identified and addressed
  • Public awareness plan developed and implemented
  • Technical advice provided
  • Standards and guidelines established
  • Competent, motivated, trained and informed staff
  • Seminars, meetings, workshops and consultations coordinated/ attended
  • Recommendations provided

 

Qualifications

EDUCATION

  • PhD/Masters in Natural Sciences or Radiation Physics/Biophysics or equivalent

 

EXPERIENCE

  • At least five (5) years’ experience dealing in matters relating to Radiation Protection and the Safety and Security of Radiation Sources

OR

  • At least five (5) years’ experience working in a scientific laboratory or and/or industrial high-risk facility or any other related experience

AND

  • At least five (5) years’ experience working in a management/ supervisory position.

 

Salary – $4,887,006-$5,809,114 per annum

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