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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/13/23

Applications Due12/31/23

Vacancy ID132748

AgencyThruway Authority

TitleCode Compliance Specialist 1

Occupational CategoryEnforcement or Protective Services

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $57803 to $82012 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 7 AM

To 3 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 200 S Boulevard

Building 1

City Albany


Zip Code12201

Minimum Qualifications For Provisional Appointment

A current certification as a Code Enforcement Official pursuant to Title 19 NYCRR, Part 434 or Part 1208 AND:

Either 1. a bachelors or higher degree** in architectural engineering, architecture, civil engineering, construction technology, electrical engineering, fire protection engineering, fire protection technology, or mechanical engineering AND two years of full-time qualifying experience*** as described below;

Or 2. an associates degree** in architectural engineering, architecture, civil engineering, construction technology, electrical engineering, fire protection engineering, fire protection technology, or mechanical engineering AND four years of full-time qualifying experience*** as described below;

Or 3. six years of full-time qualifying experience*** as described below.

**Degrees in other fields will NOT be substituted in lieu of the specific specialized degrees listed above.

***Qualifying Experience: Experience in any combination of:

Either 1. the enforcement, inspection, development, or teaching of building or fire codes;

Or 2. the design of buildings in a position such as a specifications writer, draftsperson, architect, or engineer.

NON-QUALIFYING EXPERIENCE: Experience performing design, construction, or inspection of bridges and/or highways; labor law, wage or health and safety inspections/investigations not primarily related to building or fire codes; experience as a firefighter where your responsibilities do not include conducting fire or building code inspections as a primary assignment; and clerical or support duties associated with fire or building code inspections are NOT considered qualifying experience.

Must take and be reachable on the next holding of Code Compliance Specialist 1 exam, to be held at a later date.

Duties Description This position provides technical assistance and training in code enforcement and administration activities. Inspects new and existing construction for compliance with approved plans and specifications and the NYS Uniform Fire Prevention, Building Code and NYS Energy Conservation Construction Code. Provides post-disaster building damage assessments. Provides research and analysis, process applications for variances to the NYS Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code, as well as NYS Energy Conservation Construction Code.

Additional Comments This is a NYS Thruway Authority Unit 2 CSEA position:
Health Insurance and Prescription Drug Coverage.
Dental and Vision Coverage.
13 Paid Holidays, 4 of which are floating holidays, which are credited in July each year for use from July 1st through June 30th.
Vacation, Sick and Personal Accruals.
Sick Leave is credited at the rate of one-half day each biweekly pay period up to a total of 165 days.
Sick Leave Incentive Plan – Employees who have not accumulated 165 sick days and have not used sick leave during the periods of January 1st to June 30th or July 1st to December 31st each year, may receive two days of pay for each six-month period. Employees who have a sick leave balance of 165 sick leave days, and continuously maintain that balance for each six-month period, may receive four days of pay for each six-month period.
Employees with 20+ years of Authority/State service may receive up to an additional five days of vacation leave accruals annually.
Vacation Exchange Program - Between November 15th. and December 31st of each year, employees who have previously earned and accrued vacation credits may elect to receive cash payments in lieu of the use of up to five days of such accrued vacation credits. Employees who maintain a 35-day vacation accrual balance in the pay period prior to submitting the election form may exchange an additional five days for a total exchange of 10 days of accrued vacation credits.
Membership in the New York State and Local Retirement System, as well as optional enrollment in the NYS Deferred Compensation Plan.
Tuition Assistance Program, which reimburses 90% of tuition costs for approved courses up to 21 credit hours per year.
New York's 529 College Savings Program, which provides New York families with a tax-advantaged way to save for college.
Longevity Pay - Employees with five years of satisfactory service at or above the maximum salary of their grade will be eligible to have salary advanced to the First Longevity, 10 years of satisfactory service will advance to the Second Longevity, and 15 years of satisfactory service will advance to the Third Longevity. Longevity pay has a positive impact on retirement.
Employees are paid bi-weekly, with no lag time.
Some positions will be eligible for downstate and/or geographical pay depending on location and title.

The New York State Thruway Authority is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
New York State Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, familial status, citizen or immigration status, sex, disability, marital status, gender identity or expression, prior arrests, prior conviction records, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status. The Thruway Authority is committed to a workplace free from discrimination based on the referenced characteristics and other federal and state protected characteristics.

The New York State Thruway Authority provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Development at or call (518) 471-4321.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Angela Leto



Email Address


Street 200 S. Boulevard

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12201


Notes on ApplyingIf you are interested in the position, please send a copy of your resume to Angela Leto using the above contact information.

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