DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work involves inspection of gas installations. Responsibilities include site inspections of any work involving liquid propane (LP) and natural gas installations, ensuring that all plumbing, and/or mechanical installations are being or have been performed appropriately. The incumbent has enforcement powers to the extent of issuing stop orders and appearance tickets to violators. The position entails a high degree of responsibility since errors in judgment might endanger lives and property. Work is performed under general supervision. Supervision of others is not a responsibility of this position. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE, KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of the provisions of the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code, as well as all other laws, regulations and codes applicable to fire inspection of buildings and properties; Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other public officials, with building contractors and with the general public; Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications; Ability to enforce codes and regulations firmly, tactfully, and impartially; Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; Tact; Courtesy.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
Pending Jurisdictional Classification