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Minimum Qualifications Appointment to this position requires a person to be certified as a Code Enforcement Official pursuant to Title 19 NYCRR, Part 434 or Part 1208 and has not let such certification be classified as "inactive" pursuant to 19 NYCRR 1208-3.5(a) and also have six years full-time experience in any combination of:
Either the enforcement, inspection, development, or teaching of building or fire codes;
Or the design of buildings in a position such as a specifications writer, draftsperson, architect, or engineer.
In addition to the current certification as a Code Enforcement Official as stated above, a degree in architectural engineering, architecture, civil engineering, construction technology, electrical engineering, fire protection engineering, fire protection technology, or mechanical engineering may be substituted for applicable experience, as follows: two years for an associate's degree, and four years for a bachelor's degree.
Duties Description Code Compliance Specialist 1’s in the Department of State provide technical support and information concerning the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code and the New York State Energy Conservation Construction Code for such parties as government agencies/entities, architects, engineers, design professionals, professional organizations and community groups, and the public. The incumbent may be responsible for inspecting new and existing construction for compliance with approved plans and specifications and the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code, and the New York State Energy Conservation Construction Codes. The incumbent may train local building officials, code enforcement officers, and other interested parties; develop curriculum and training materials for online and classroom delivery; and evaluate and revise the courses and materials, as necessary. The incumbent may also provide post-disaster building damage assessments, and supervise volunteer code enforcement disaster assistance response program participants.
Additional Comments Appointment to certain positions requires extensive travel within a designated area of assignment, for these positions the amount of travel may increase up to 80%.
Please note: You must be currently enrolled to take the Code Compliance Specialist 1 examination to be considered. Please provide a copy of your confirmation.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
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Notes on ApplyingPlease submit proof that your certification status is not classified as "inactive" along with a clear and concise resume detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.