DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
Incumbents in this class work as a deputy to a Building Inspector II. This position is responsible for reviewing and approving or disapproving plans and specifications for simple structures submitted with applications for local building permits. Duties include inspecting buildings both erected and under construction or repair for compliance with approved plans and specifications, the Uniform Fired Prevention and Building Code, zoning and plumbing ordinances and the Multiple Residence Law. The Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code provides a minimum level of safety coverage for New York State and includes standards on building construction, fire prevention, housing maintenance, manufactured housing and handicapped access. The class differs from that of Building Inspector I, II or III in that the duties involve reviewing less complex applications, performing simpler building inspections and by less supervisory responsibility. Work is performed under the general supervision of a Building Inspector I, II or III. Direct supervision may be exercised over technical and clerical assistance.
EITHER: (A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State recognized college or university with an Associate’s degree in engineering, architecture or building science;
OR: (B) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and two (2) years work experience in building construction;
OR: (C) An equivalent combination of the training and experience as indicated in (A) and (B) above.
NOTE: Full-time work experience as a qualified municipal building or plumbing inspector or as an assistant municipal building or plumbing inspector or as a zoning administrator or an assistant zoning administrator may be substituted for the above work experience or education requirement on a year-to-year basis. (APPLICANT MUST BE APPOINTED FROM CIVIL SERVICE LIST. PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL AND DRUG TESTING IS REQUIRED.)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 13, 2014
City of Poughkeepsie
62 Civic Center Plaza
Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12601
The City of Poughkeepsie is an Equal Opportunity Employer