Principal Radiological Technologist (35 Hour)

Recruitment #240202-9382HN-001


The State of Connecticut, Department of Correction (DOC), has an exciting opportunity for an experienced radiology professional to join our team as a Principal Radiological Technologist.

What we can offer you
We take part in a competitive benefits plan which includes:
  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick and personal);
  • A Platinum Healthcare Plan, the nation’s best for state employees and dependents, according to a report by Georgetown’s Center on Health Insurance Reform and article by Ellen Andrews, Ph.D.;
  • Hazardous Duty pension plan (State Employees Retirement System Tier IV).
  • State license reimbursement;
  • Eligibility to apply for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program.
In addition, the State puts an emphasis on:
  • Providing limitless opportunities;
  • Hiring for diversity and fresh perspectives;
  • Performing meaningful work and;
  • Encouraging a healthy work/life balance!
Position highlights
This role covers basic imaging services based out of York Correctional Institution in East Lyme, CT with coverage over Corrigan Correctional Center in Montville, CT and Brooklyn Correctional Institution in Brooklyn, CT. This position is 35 hours per week, first shift Monday – Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm.

As the statewide Principal Radiological Technician, the position covers clinical oversight across the state. Travel may be required to assess facility equipment or to assist with training new technicians.

About us
Our Mission: The State of Connecticut Department of Correction (DOC) shall strive to be a global leader in progressive correctional practices and partnered re-entry initiatives to support responsive evidence-based practices aligned to law-abiding and accountable behaviors. Safe and security shall be a priority component of this responsibility as it pertains to staff, victims, citizens and offenders.

The York Correctional Institution is a high-security facility. It serves as the state's only institution for female offenders. It serves all superior courts in Connecticut and manages all pretrial and sentenced female offenders, whatever their security level.

The Corrigan Correctional Institution confines both pretrial and sentenced offenders. It serves superior courts in Danielson, New London, Norwich and Windham.

The Brooklyn Correctional Institution endeavors to hold offenders accountable, while offering developmental opportunities through sound educational, vocational and cognitive programming that subsequently facilitates successful reintegration into the community. The Brooklyn Correctional Institution is a level 3 medium-security facility.


Selection Plan

Before you apply:
  • In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
  • The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
  • Ensure that your application is complete and detailed before submitting it. In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.
  • All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period. It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception. Requests should be made to
Important information for after you apply:
  • This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the questionnaire's expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
  • Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
  • Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
  • The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
For technical questions regarding the filing of your application, please contact Mackenzie Robinson at


In a state facility or institution this class is accountable for supervising the paraprofessional operations of a radiology department while performing technical radiographic procedures as needed.


Assumes lead responsibility for paraprofessional aspects of a radiology department and production of high quality radiographic work in compliance with state and federal regulations and standards; initiates employee evaluations, recommends promotions or disciplinary action where appropriate; interprets departmental and agency rules and regulations; participates in teaching programs and inservice classes; performs technical radiographic functions as needed; insures practice of sterile techniques and compliance with infection control policies; performs limited preventive maintenance and quality assurance measurement of equipment; responsible for procurement and storage of supplies; acts as a liaison between radiology department and other departments or agencies; maintains attendance reports; may administer first aid; performs related duties as required.


Considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of radiographic procedures and equipment; interpersonal skills; ability to lead staff; familiarity with auxiliary patient monitoring equipment.


Two (2) years of experience as a Radiological Technologist.


  • Experience with Computer Radiography (CR) technology;
  • Experience with supervising employees;
  • Experience with quality assurance and auditing.


Incumbents in this class must meet requirements for registry by the American Registry of Radiological Technologists and hold current Connecticut State licensure.


Incumbents in this class may be required to lift and position patients and may be exposed to radiation, moderately disagreeable conditions and occasionally to infectious and/or communicable diseases.



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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