Current Workforce Job Vacancies

Senior Health and Medical Physicist | Queensland Health

Post date : 13 January 2022
Close date : 4 February 2022
Category : Job Advertisement
Vacancies : 1

Salary : $112,241 - $120,780 per annum + super

Job Description

  • Monitor and enforce compliance with the Radiation Safety Act 1999 across the State
  • Provide health and medical physics related scientific services relating to ionising and non-ionising radiation
  • Exciting permanent opportunity located at Herston

Job Requirement

The role
Reporting to the Manager, Compliance and Approval Operations, you will monitor and enforce compliance with the Radiation Safety Act 1999 and promote the radiation safety and protection of persons and the environment. You will utilise your scientific and health physics knowledge to analyse evidence, data and research relevant to radiation safety and security, and assist with the planning and implementation of radiation safety interventions. Additionally, you will provide radiation-related scientific advice to various key stakeholders and provide regular reports and presentations.

The successful person
You will have:

  • Demonstrated high level knowledge, expertise and skills in health physics or a radiation related science or as a general specialist in one or more of the medical, industrial, environmental or regulatory compliance specialty areas, and the ability to independently assess radiation health and safety in established radiation practice types
  • Proven ability to provide high level scientific advice to a range of audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to implement and manage specific investigations, research, and projects, and to critically analyse data.

About us
The Department of Health is responsible for the overall management of the public health system in Queensland. We are an organisation that strongly believes in the need to work with people who value the goals of our organisation and who will thrive in our workplace. Working at the Department of Health is about making a difference.

The Prevention Division delivers policies, programs, services and regulatory functions that aim to improve the health of the Queensland population by promoting and protecting health and wellbeing, detecting and preventing disease and injury; and supporting high quality healthcare service delivery. The Office of the Chief Health Officer & DDG Prevention Division coordinates advice and support to the Chief Health Officer and Deputy Director General Prevention Division in the management and resolution of critical policy and operational issues affecting the division.


  • A fast-paced, challenging and supportive environment
  • Competitive salary + generous superannuation and leave loading
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Diverse work culture
  • Career training and development

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining your skills and experience relevant for this role.

Further Information
Applications will remain current for a period of up to 12 months and may be considered for other vacancies which may include an alternative employment basis (temporary; full time or part time).

Apply here: PD402065, Closing date 4 February 2022.

Company Details

** For those interested and qualified candidates, please contact the contact person directly.

Queensland Health

15 Butterfield Street, Herston

Contact Person : Paula Veevers
Contact Number : 07 3328 9201
Contact Email :
Company Website :

Displaying item 2 of 6