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The NYS Division of Building Standards and Codes has provided a link to submit your yearly report of activities to the Secretary of State:

Please submit by April 1st.

The Department of State Division of Building Standards and Codes (DBSC) is pleased to offer a Train-the-Trainer Program at the New York State Academy of Fire Science on February 13, 2019 for all qualifying interested individuals.  This one-day course is designed to provide the participants with the information they will need to present six-hours of annual in-service training to individuals certified as Building Safety Inspectors. The training will include six separate 1-hour classes.  Following the successful completion of the Train-the-Trainer Program, participants will be permitted to teach the six 1-hour classes on a schedule that suits the needs of their department. The participants will be issued a CD which will contain the PowerPoint course material, instructor manual and student workbook.  Individuals will be responsible for printing the materials needed for the courses that they are providing. 

Participants in the Train-the-Trainer Program must meet the following criteria in order to participate:

  • Be certified as a Building Safety Inspector or Code Enforcement Official and be in active certification status;
  • Be a training instructor for a fire department or be a Certified Code Enforcement Official with at least two years’ experience delivering In-service training as an adjunct instructor through DBSC; and
  • Completed Fire Instructor I or equivalent or have at least an Associate’s Degree in the Building Construction field or equivalent.

Individuals wishing to obtain additional information on the Train-the-Trainer program should email the Division of Building Standards and Codes by January 18, 2019.  The email address is:

Village of Greenwood Lake is looking for a P/T Certified Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer. Salary based on experience. Please submit resume to or mail to Village of Greenwood Lake, PO Box 7, Greenwood Lake, NY   10925.

Part time Building Inspector/Fire Inspector. NYS Code Enforcement Official Certification required. This is a Union position for approximately 16 hours a week with the salary based on experience. For more information and an employment application contact the Plattekill Town Hall 845-883-7331.The Town of Plattekill Town Hall is located at 1915 Rt 44-55, Modena, NY 12548 and the website is 

Building Inspectors Needed

The Town of Goshen in Orange County has several larger projects approved and will be building within the next several weeks and continue for approximately 18 months to 3 years. This includes several warehouses, a convention facility, and LEGOLAND. The town engineering firm, H2M will be the direct employer while you are working on these projects. You will be working as a consultant, not a town employee.

The position may be somewhat flexible, full or part time. That will be discussed when you contact H2M. For further information you may call the Town of Goshen building department at 845-294-6430, or or Dennis Lindsay at 845-357-7238.


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