Code Compliance Specialist 3 - Grade 27

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 5 positions statewide.

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Salary Information for Code Compliance Specialist 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Code Compliance Specialist 1 18 $65,001 $82,656
Code Compliance Specialist 2 23 $84,156 $106,454
Code Compliance Specialist 3 27 $103,784 $127,830

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Job Duties

Code Compliance Specialists provide technical assistance and training in code enforcement and administration, research, analyze, and process variance applications, and inspect new and existing construction for compliance with approved plans and specifications and the New York State (NYS) Uniform Fire, Building, and Energy Codes. Positions in this class are found at the Department of State and Thruway Authority.

Oversees enforcement, and technical assistance and training for multiple regions; reviews work; informs subordinate supervisors of changes in code regulations, laws, policies and procedures; assists subordinate supervisors in establishing performance measures; and resolves performance issues.

Reviews recommendations made by lower-level Code Compliance Specialists; resolves the most difficult or contentious issues and makes final recommendations for pursuing legal action to the Director Code Enforcement and Administration; coordinates technical assistance Statewide; and represents the Director in various roles associated with the administration of the Uniform Code.

As head of the Training Bureau, directs the development of various code related public education programs and materials; plans for and coordinates course curriculum revisions; recommends changes in program development and policy in the field of building codes; develops and maintains basic Codes Training and Code Enforcement Training Services; determines participant needs and modifies program as necessary; evaluates the effectiveness of all training programs and makes needed changes; conducts reviews and makes recommendations in building code training programs; develops and oversees written materials, reports, letters, and staff papers; and coordinates bureau activities with other bureaus to ensure that training initiatives address significant issues, concerns, and new developments.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Serivice examination in order to be considered for this position.

One year of service as a Code Compliance Specialist 2.

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. Job postings on StateJobsNY will contain the most up-to-date qualifications.

How to Apply

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