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 These positions belong to the CSEA bargaining unit. The salary starts at the hiring rate listed and is non negotiable.
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**EXCELLENT BENEFIT PACKAGE including:
Paid vacation, personal, & sick leave with sick incentive pay, twelve paid holidays with additional four paid floating holidays. Paid jury duty & military leave, competitive health, prescription, dental & vision insurance. Excellent Retirement plan, & optional Deferred Compensation plan & Flexible Spending Account.
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