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Town of Canton Seeks Code Enforcement Officer

September 11, 2021

The Town of Canton is accepting applications for a full-time Code Enforcement Officer.
Application Deadline: Monday, September 27, 2021 at 1pm
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work involves responsibility for  administering and enforcing the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building code or a  local fire and/or building code if approved by the State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council.  Under general supervision, provides for the coordination of all activities relevant to ensuring  compliance with the appropriate laws, codes, rules and regulations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Either:

A) Graduation from a New York State registered or regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology,   Construction Technology or Fire Protection and Safety; OR

B) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university   with an Associate’s Degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology,   Construction Technology or Fire Protection and Safety and one (1) year of full-time paid experience in building or fire prevention inspection, building construction work or in a building trade; OR

C) Currently possesses a New York State Department of State Code Enforcement Certification as mandated in the State of New York Title 19 NYSCRR Part 434.5 (Certification of Code Enforcement Personnel) and has completed any necessary In-service Code Enforcement Personnel Training to maintain proper certification; (Candidates stating, they possess the NYS Department of State Code Enforcement Certification will be required to provide proof of such certification and that the certification is currently in compliance with the regulations set forth under the State of New York Title 19 NYSCRR Part 434.5 (Certification of Code Enforcement Personnel) OR

D) Three (3) years of full-time paid experience as described in (B) above.

 SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

 Pursuant to the Department of State Division of Building Standards & Codes in the State of New  York the incumbent must:

• Complete Basic Training requirements within eighteen (18) months of appointment.

• Obtain certification after completing the required Courses 9A16, 9B16, 9C16, 9D16, 9E16 and   9F16.

• Maintain the required yearly in-service training (24 hours annually) and any required advanced   in-service training.

This will be a provisional appointment. The successful applicant will need to take a civil service  examination and score within the top three interested candidates in order to be permanently  appointed.

 Application deadline: Monday, September 27 at 1 p.m.

Job description and application form are available here:

Job Description 

Town of Canton Application 

Send letter of interest, completed application, resume, three letters of recommendation and copy of certification(s) to:

Town Clerk Karin Blackburn
60 Main Street, Canton, NY 13617

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