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Salary: $117 962 - 153 354 per year
City: Bethesda
Published at: Mar 27 2024
Employment Type: Full-time


You will design, develop, test and evaluate radiation instrumentation and other devices utilized in the mission of the Naval Dosimetry Center. You will locate, evaluate and test commercially available dosimetry instruments. You will investigate weaknesses in the technical aspects of the US Navy dosimetry program. You will exercise professional judgement. You will utilize broad knowledge of health physics. You will utilize the principles of radiation detection.


  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This position may require travel from normal duty station to CONUS and OCONUS and may include remote or isolated sites. You must be able to travel on military and commercial aircraft for extended periods of time.
  • This is a Mission Essential position. You will be required to ensure organization or facility continuity of operations and/or completion of tasks that are considered essential to the mission designated by a local or command decision.


In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Experience in the areas of radiation dosimetry, the principles of radiation detection and measurements. Experience which has demonstrated capacity for sound independent work primarily in the application of professional knowledge and competence in the field of health physics concerned with the protection of persons and their environment from unwarranted exposure to ionizing radiation. Experience utilizing Microsoft Office (specifically Excel), basic programming and utilization of databases. Experience reading and interpreting numerous Navy, DoD and public policies, regulations and standard operating procedures (SOPs) to make recommendations for changing and advancing Navy and local policies and SOPs. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series Health Physics Series 1306 (opm.gov) Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.


Applicants must meet the following positive education qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess:
  1. Degree: natural science or engineering that included at least 30 semester hours in health physics, engineering, radiological science, chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics, and/or calculus.


  2. Combination of education and experience -- courses as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or other education; or certification as a health physicist by the American Board of Health Physics, plus appropriate experience and other education that provided an understanding of sciences applicable to health physics comparable to that described in paragraph A.

official or unofficial transcripts MUST be submitted to support education claims.


  • Address NAV DOSIMETRY CENTER BETHESDA NAV DOSIMETRY CENTER BETHESDA 8901 Wisconsin Ave Bldg 4/6 Bethesda, MD 20889-5614 US
  • Name: Department of Navy EIC
  • Email: [email protected]


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