Town of Ithaca Job Posting


TITLE: Electrical & Code Enforcement Officer

LOCATION: Town Hall, 215 N. Tioga Street, Ithaca

SALARY RANGE: $30.69 / Hour -2019 rates

CIVIL SERVICE EXAM: Yes, provisional appointment pending next exam


This is a responsible technical position that reviews plans for, and completes inspections of, construction and building use for compliance with the Town Code and enforces the National Electric Code, State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building codes family. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director or Senior Code Enforcement Officer with a moderate level of leeway allowed for the use of independent judgment in carrying out the work activities. The incumbent will perform all related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: At the time of application, the candidate must demonstrate:

(a) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered two year college with an Associate’s degree in electrical construction technology, electrical technology, electrical engineering or related field AND three (3) years of full time paid experience (or its part time equivalent), as a Journeyman Electrician or other electrical trades work experience OR

(b) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma AND five (5) years of full time paid experience or its part time equivalent, as a Journeyman Electrician or other electrical trades work experience OR

(c) Any combination of training and experience equal to or greater than that described in (a) and (b) above.

NOTE: Experience as a Code Enforcement Officer with electrical inspection experience may be substituted for the work experience in the electrical field required in (A), (B) and (C) above.


  • • Incumbent must complete IAEI certification within eighteen months of appointment, if they do not already have it. Incumbent must maintain certification for the duration of employment.
  • • Incumbent must successfully complete the prescribed training programs established by the NYS Fire Administrator and the NYS Fire Fighting and Code Enforcement Personnel Standards and Education Commission within eighteen (18) months of appointment. In addition, incumbents must attend and complete the continuing education requirements on an annual basis. Incumbent must maintain said certification for the duration of employment.
  • • Must possess and maintain a valid New York State Drivers’ License.

Submit online county application at -scroll down to Town of Ithaca listings. Please attach a cover letter and resume when filing.

Questions regarding the online applications contact Civil Service 607-274-5526

Applications deadline: 4pm on Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Questions: Judy Drake, Human Resources Manager (607) 273-1721 or

The Town of Ithaca is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is striving to diversify its workforce.


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