Building Inspector

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No.: OC-61013 Name: Building Inspector
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 04/23/19 05:00PM
Exam Date: 06/22/19 08:30AM Price: $15.00
Salary: Varies with other agencies.

Description of Duties

This position is responsible for planning, directing and supervising the activities of the Building Department in a town or village,
or conducting building inspection activities in a Monroe County department.The Building Inspector performs or supervises
Assistant Inspectors in the inspection of buildings, issuance of building permits, and enforcement of State and municipal building
codes. The employee reports directly to and works under the general direction of the Town Supervisor or other higher-level staff
member, with wide leeway allowed in the exercise of independent judgement. General supervision is exercised over clerical
and technical personnel.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:
(A)   Completion of eight (8) college level courses in building construction, building technology, architecture, civil engineering or a similar discipline; OR,
(B)   Three (3) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent* experience in building construction, building inspection, plumbing installation work, or one of the building trades that involved the use and application of building plans and specifications; OR,
(C)   Four (4) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent* experience in a clerical or technical position involving reading and interpreting working construction plans, drawings and specifications; OR,
(D)   Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s degree or successful completion of a minimum of sixty (60) semester credit hours with major work in Civil Engineering or Architecture, plus one (1) year of experience as described in
(E)    Possession of a current New York State Basic Code Enforcement Training Certificate indicating completion of the New York State Basic Code Enforcement Training Program; OR,
(F)   Any equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of above.
Special Requirements:

Employees not qualifying under option (E) above must successfully complete all five (5) courses of the New York State Code Enforcement Program within the required time specified by the New York State Department of State once appointed.

Employees shall receive a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours of in-service training on an annual basis once appointed.

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