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Town of Union, NY , has an opening for a part time Municipal Fire Code Inspection. Applications and information can be found at <> or under the Code enforcement department


Charles L. Greenman is seeking full or part time employment as a Fire Inspector or Code Enforcement Officer position. He is Certified in New York State and graduated with an AAS Cum Laude in Fire Protection Technology from Onondaga Community College in Syracuse NY. His phone # is 607-836-6732 and his e-mail is


The Village of Walton, NY is seeking a part-time code enforcement officer. Twenty hours per week. Salary negotiable. Position will begin in late September. Application available at 21 North Street, Walton, NY or online at Click link to Village meetings and scroll down. Applications must be received by September 3, 2010.


Seeking Position - Full or part time

Ronald Rink
Phone 607 863-3453

Recently became a certified New York State Code Official.
30 years experience in commercial and residential construction.






Department: Town of Ithaca
Classification:  Competitive
Labor Grade: N
By: AF, Commissioner of Personnel


This is a responsible technical position that reviews plans for, and completes inspections of, construction and building use for compliance with the zoning ordinance and enforces the National Electric Code, State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code and Energy code.   Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director or Senior Code Enforcement Officer with a moderate level of leeway allowed for the use of independent judgment in carrying out the work activities. The incumbent will perform all related duties as required.


Examines electrical permit applications including reviewing plans to determine compliance with the National Electric Code;
Examines building permit applications including reviewing plans to determine compliance with the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building code, Energy Code, as well as local laws and zoning ordinances;
Conducts inspections and reviews all rough wiring installations for concealment of such wiring in accordance with the performance specifications in the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building code;
Conducts final inspections and fixture count on all electrical work requiring a permit;
Conducts electrical inspections on the installations of photovoltaics used as an alternate energy source;
Inspects construction sites including family dwellings, commercial buildings and industrial complexes for compliance with electric and building codes, submitted plans, and if practicing acceptable work standards;
Performs fire safety inspections of public assembly areas, multiple residences and non-residential occupancies
Assists in explaining, enforcing and interpreting the National Electric Code, NYS Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code, and local zoning ordinances and laws to contractors, developers and the general public;
Investigates complaints concerning electrical, building and zoning code violations;
Prepares a variety of forms, records and reports relevant to Electrical and Code Enforcement activities;
Issues written notices to correct unsafe, illegal, or dangerous conditions in existing structures;
Issues electrical and building permits and certificates of occupancy and violation notices;
Responds to phone inquiries concerning all services provided by the office;
Day-to-day coordination with other Town Departments and staff;
Participates in required electrical and code enforcement trainings;
Performs a variety of related duties as required.


Thorough knowledge of the practices, techniques and methods used in residential and commercial electrical construction work, by having a thorough knowledge of the National Electric Code;
Good knowledge of modern practices, materials and tools used in building construction trades;
Good knowledge of the State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code and local zoning ordinances;
Ability to prepare reports and maintains records in an orderly manner;
Ability to effectively and tactfully work with building contractors and the general public to achieve compliance with all State and Town regulations;



Ability to read and interpret blueprints, surveys, maps, plans and specifications;
Ability to enforce codes, ordinances and regulations with firmness and tact, but courteously;
Ability to understand complex oral and written directions;
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
Ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public, boards and committees, and counterparts in other municipalities;
Ability to operate a personal computer, utilizing spreadsheets, word processing and database software;
Honesty, integrity, thoroughness, tact and good judgment;
Ability to effectively work with and serve a diverse local community;
Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  At the time of application, the candidate must demonstrate:

(a) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered two year college with an Associates degree in electrical construction technology, electrical technology, or related field AND three (3) years of full time paid experience (or its part time equivalent), as a Journeyman Electrician, which shall have included at least two (2) years experience inspecting residential or commercial electrical work OR


(c) Any combination of training and experience equal to or greater than that described in (a) and (b) above.

NOTE:  Certifications from the International Association of Electrical Inspectors as an Electrical Inspector for one and two family dwellings, and for general construction, may be substituted for the required electrical inspection experience in (A), (B) and (C) above.  Candidates must possess both the IAEI one and two family dwellings certification and the IAEI general construction certification in order for the electrical inspection experience requirement to be waived.




*Failure to maintain the licenses and certifications specified above may result in termination of employment.


Originally created 02/10/10




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