Performs investigations and inspections to ascertain compliance with New York State Code and related municipal codes; Addresses complaints and permitting issues involving fire safety; installation and operation of heating, plumbing and electrical systems; unsafe or hazardous walls, floors, ceilings, windows, doors, roofs, chimneys, yards, porches, structural foundations, and sidewalks; Writes detailed and accurate inspection reports on findings of violations to City codes and issues certificates of compliance where corrective measures were taken on reported violations; Issues appearance tickets and testifies at legal hearings involving code violations.
Building & Construction/Code Enforcement
$29,661.00 to $32,456.00 per year
Distinguishing Features Of The Class:
Good knowledge of the provisions of New York State Code change to and related municipal codes; working knowledge of life safety, fire safety, and building construction systems and methodologies; working knowledge in the principles and practices of inspecting properties; ability to prepare precise and accurate reports on code violations which will be used in legal proceedings against violators; tact and courtesy; initiative and resourcefulness; keen observations; Ability to operate a personal computer and utilize common office software programs including word processing, spreadsheet, and database at an acceptable rate of accuracy and speed; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
(a) Graduation from high school or possession of high school equivalency diploma and two years of experience in building construction or building inspection or.
(b) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered two year college or university with an Associate Degree in civil engineering, construction technology or a closely related field.
(c) An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (a) and (b) above.
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