Weights And Measures Administrator

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No.: OC-68630 Name: Weights And Measures Administrator
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 10/14/22 05:00PM
Exam Date: 11/05/22 08:30AM
Salary: $66,986 - $92,724 annually (Monroe County)

Description of Duties

The Weights and Measures Administrator is employed in a civil division with a population in excess of one-hundred and fifty thousand (150,000) and is responsible for directing a program for the purpose of administering, supervising and enforcing the provision of Agriculture and Markets Law, Rules and Regulations as they relate to weights and measures.  Performs other duties as directed by the local governing body which may include services designed to aid and protect consumers.  The Administrator has responsibility to take charge of, and safely keep the municipal standards as prescribed by statute, and supervises the maintenance of complete records of work performed by the agency.  The Administrator exercises all the powers of a peace officer and has access to all places of business, buildings or premises to inspect, test and ascertain if weights and measures, weighing and measuring devices and systems and accessories are correct and being used correctly.  The Administrator supervises subordinate assistants and employees as assigned.  Although employed by the local legislative body, the Administrator is subject to the direction and supervision of the State Commissioner of Agriculture and Markets, and his/her authorized representatives.  Duties include extensive local travel. 

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements on or before the date of the written exam: 

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus, EITHER:

(A)  Satisfactory completion of twenty-four (24) semester credit hours in the physical sciences*, engineering sciences, electronic sciences**, mechanical technology and/or mathematics*** from a regionally accredited or New York registered college or university, AND two (2) years paid full-time field investigation experience requiring the evaluation of information and/or evidence to determine and make recommendations in regards to legal compliance; OR,

(B)   One (1) year paid full-time experience supervising personnel responsible for enforcing weights and measures laws and regulations, and inspecting and testing devices and packaged commodities; OR,

(C)  Three (3) years paid full-time experience inspecting and testing devices and packaged commodities, enforcing weights and measures laws and regulations.

 

Residency Requirement:

Applicants must be residents of Monroe County for at least four (4) months at the time of examination.

 

 

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