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Town of Vestal

Building & Code Inspector


The Town of Vestal, NY is currently seeking a qualified person for the position of Building and Code Inspector. The successful individual will be responsible for duties which include; but are not limited to: the review and approval of all plans and specifications submitted with applications for local building permits. Inspections are made of buildings, both erected and under construction or repair, confirming compliance with approved plans, specifications, local building codes, zoning ordinances, the Multiple Residence Law and the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code.  Other tasks as necessary include obtaining compliance with applicable codes, and in instances of noncompliance, issuance of citations and referral to appropriate authorities.  Possession of a current NYS-DOS Code Enforcement Official Certification or the ability to obtain certification within 18 months of appointment is required.


  1. A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associates Degree or higher in civil engineering, construction technology or closely related field; OR
  2. B) Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma and 2 years experience in building construction; OR
  3. C) Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma and 2 years of experience as either a municipal building inspector or code enforcement officer; OR
  4. D) An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of A), B) and C) above.


This is a civil service competitive position.  The successful candidate will receive a provisional appointment and will be required to take and pass a civil service exam when given and be reachable on the resulting eligible list.  Applications can be downloaded from the Town’s website ( under job opportunities and then clicking the link to Broome County Employment Application.  Completed applications with cover letter are to be submitted to Human Resources, Town of Vestal, 605 Vestal Parkway West, Vestal, NY 13850 by August 6, 2021.  The Town is an equal opportunity employer.


Please see the Employment Application below: 

Broome County Employment Application