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Assistant Building Inspector


Distinguishing features of the position: Under the supervision of and reports directly to the Director of Building and Fire Prevention. Assisting the Director of Building and Fire Prevention in performing the duties as related to the position.

Eligibility of Employment:
Must have NYS Certification as a Code Enforcement Officer; experience in plan review and inspections as well as enforcement of the International Code Council (ICC) Codes and the New York State Supplements. This position falls under the Monroe County Civil Service Rules.

Typical Work Activities:
Duties of the position include the review and approval of submitted plans and specifications for new construction, additions, alterations, repairs and demolition of buildings and structures for compliance with state and local codes, performing necessary field inspections for compliance with said codes.

Issues Permits, Certificates of Compliance and Occupancy as well as stop work orders and orders to vacate and maintains appropriate records for such activities.

Explain and clarify the requirements of state and local codes as well as the local zoning ordinances to contractors and the general public.

Performance Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:
Good knowledge of the methods, practices and materials involved in building construction; good knowledge of the International Code Council Family of Codes and the New York State Supplements; good knowledge of the building trades; working knowledge of architecture and engineering; ability to explain state and local laws, code and ordinances; ability to read and interpret working plans, drawings and specifications; ability to conduct inspections of buildings under construction; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with public officials, building contractors and the general public; good judgement; attention to detail; willingness to work outdoors; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Applications can be found on the Town website at
Please submit your application, letter of interest and resume to