ONE (1) POST                         Vacancy No. KNRA/18/2023
An officer at this level will be deployed in any of the following areas: – radioanalytical; nuclear forensics; dosimetry; nuclear instrumentation and central radioactive waste processing facility. The officer will be responsible to the Senior Nuclear Laboratory Analyst

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
Remuneration: Salary and Benefits are those attached to KNRA Grade 6

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –
i.             A minimum period of eight (8) years relevant work experience, three (3) years of which must have been in a supervisory role;
ii.            Diploma any of the following fields: – Analytical Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Forensic Science, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
iii.           Supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
iv.           Registration by a relevant and recognized regulatory body where it is applicable;
v.            Proficiency in computer applications;
vi.           Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

Duties and Responsibilities
i.             Identifying objects contaminated by exposure to radiation, such as trash, workers’ clothing, and discarded tools and equipment;
ii.            Implementing, and testing systems and procedures to reduce volume and disposal of nuclear waste materials and contaminated objects;
iii.           Analyzing and keeping custody of samples for nuclear forensics, food, consumer products and effluents;
iv.           Undertaking leak tests on laboratory radioactive sources and equipment;
v.            Carrying out preventive and corrective maintenance of radiation detection equipment and instrumentation;
vi.           Calibrating, operating and maintaining laboratory instrumentation, field instrumentation, and fixed monitoring systems;
vii.         Demonstrating the appropriate use of radiation detection equipment and instrumentation;
viii.        Maintaining a log of radiation detection equipment and instrumentation; and
ix.           Keeping records of radiation sources, dose exposures, and unusual occurrences.

Interested candidates who match the requirement for this position should fill & submit the Employment Application Form provided