Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 01/19/22
Applications Due: 05/20/22
Vacancy ID: 97507

Position Information

AgencyState, Department of

TitleInvestigator 1- Building Standards and Codes

Occupational CategoryEnforcement or Protective Services

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $49202 to $62806 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 15%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Albany

Street Address One Commerce Plaza

99 Washington Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12231

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Reachable for appointment from the Investigator 1 Civil Service eligible list OR one year of permanent competitive service in a position eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Duties Description Investigates complaints regarding Code Enforcement Officials, including the review of possible evidence relating to the complaint filed; Plans the scope and method of an investigation based on office policy, based upon guidance received by Supervisory Investigators and/or Code Compliance Specialists, the accessibility of information, and the importance of the case; Meets and interviews witnesses, complainants, proprietors, certified individuals and others to obtain information relating to the investigation or to determine eligibility or compliance; As assigned, goes out on field assignments to review and inspect records and other associated documentation, as well as gather video and/or photographic evidence as needed, regarding complaints received by the Division of Building Standards and Codes; Briefs higher-level investigators, Code Compliance Specialists, and/or Division Management of investigative findings and recommendations; Prepares factual written reports of information gathered during an investigation for review by higher level investigators, Code Compliance Specialists, and/or Division Management and may recommend appropriate courses of action consistent with findings and agency policy and practices; May assist with witness preparation in anticipation of an Administrative Hearing and may testify at Administrative Hearings regarding the details of investigations and related conclusions.

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Contact Information

Name Heidi Hicks

Telephone 518-474-2752

Fax 518-402-3656

Email Address


Street Human Resources Management, Suite 1150

99 Washington Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12231


Notes on ApplyingInterested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume. Please include the vacancy id#.
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