October 10, 2017 - October 24, 2017


Building Department

Position:  1–Fire Inspector*                                     Group: CSEA (Civil Service Employees Association)

*This is a competitive title within Westchester County Department of Human Resources for which there is a current eligible list.

Salary Range: $49,072 - $79,944                             Work Week:  35 hours

Distinguishing Features of this Class:  Under general direction, the incumbent of this position inspects residential, commercial and/or industrial properties for existing fire hazards and issues recommendations for the correction of such hazards.  In addition, inspections are conducted for violations of and compliance with existing codes, local fire prevention ordinances and/or depending on jurisdiction, oversee the work of other personnel involved in fire prevention.  Does related work as required.

Click here for Westchester County Dept of HR local job description for examples of work              

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and (a): three (3) years of experience as a volunteer or paid fireman, a building inspector, an assistant building inspector, or similar position with responsibility for enforcing building codes, that must have included fire inspection work and (b) proof of satisfactory completion of the prescribed minimum basic code enforcement training course, which includes the subject areas set forth in Section 1208-2.1C of NY State Dept of State Rules and Regulations, Title 19, Chapter XII at time of appointment.

SUBSTITUTION:  Satisfactory completion of 30 college credits towards a degree in Engineering, Building Construction, Civil Technology, Architectural Technology or a related field may be substituted at the rate of 30 credits per year of the above required experience, up to a maximum of two years.  There is no substitution for one (1) year of service.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  (1) Possession of a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in NY State at time of appointment.  (2) Incumbents who are charged with enforcement of NY State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code must maintain certification on an annual basis by completing in-service training as outlined in Section 1208-2.1C of NY State Dept of State Rules and Regulations, Title 19, Chapter XII, Part 1208-2.1– Minimum Standards for Code Enforcement Personnel in the State of NY. 



            Personnel Manager – Office of the Town Comptroller

            Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Avenue Greenburgh New York 10607

            Email: personnel@greenburghny.com

The Town of Greenburgh does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religious beliefs, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status or veteran status.  Discriminations based on the above is strictly prohibited.  This policy applies to all terms adn conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, compensation, promotion, transfer training, leaves of absences, and seperations.  Some positions may require pre-employment testing including but not limited to: background search, pre-employment physicals and drug screening. 

Employment of competitive positions within the Town of Greenburgh are regulated by New York State Civil Service laws.  Those laws require an examination to be taken and placement on a Certrification of Eligibles list to be considered for employment within minicipal government.

In Westchester County Civil Service Laws are administered and enformed by the Department of Human Resources for Westchester County.   Announcements for upcoming civil service tests may be obtained at http://humanresources.westchestergov.com/ along with applications and fee information for the examinations.

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