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Employment Opportunties

A listing of Job Opportunities with the Town of Newburgh is displayed below. Click on the title of a specific job to view more details about that job. 

The Town of Newburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

General

One Part-time Building Inspector III

This part-time position is in the Code Compliance Office.  It is a twenty-hour position.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This work involves responsibility for inspecting the construction and repair of buildings and structures and for enforcing the provisions of the local building, residence, and zoning ordinance and the Multiple Residence Law. A Building Inspector III is responsible for reviewing and approving all plans and specifications submitted with applications for local building permits and for inspecting buildings, both erected and under construction or repair, for compliance with approved plans and specifications, the local building code, the zoning ordinance, and the Multiple Residence Law. Work is performed under the general direction of the local legislative body or top administrative officer and may involve the supervision of a small number of technical or clerical assistants. Routine travel is a requirement. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: Oversees the operation of the municipal building department; Reviews, checks and approves plans and specifications submitted with building permit applications for compliance with building code, the zoning ordinance and applicable laws prior to issuing permits; Inspects buildings and structures in the process of construction or repair for compliance with approved plans and specifications and all requirements of applicable ordinances and laws; Issuance of building permits and certificates of occupancy as appropriate; Explains the requirements of the local building code, the local zoning ordinance and the New York State Multiple Residence Law and other applicable laws to building contractors and to the general public; Inspects existing buildings and structures to insure their conformity with safety standards; Orders unsafe conditions in existing structures to be removed and arranges for condemnation notices to owners and builders of improper or hazardous structures; Investigates complaints and assists in prosecuting violations of the building code and zoning ordinance; maintains records of acts and decisions; Prepares periodic reports of buildings and structures erected or altered, of permits issued, of fees collected and estimated costs of work covered by such permits, for presentation to the local governing body. Attends meetings as required.

REQUIRED knowledge, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of modern practices, principles, materials, and tools used in building construction; thorough knowledge of the requirements of the local building code and the zoning code; good knowledge of the building trades; good knowledge of the principals of engineering and architecture; good knowledge of the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building and Residential Codes; ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with other public officials, with building contractors and with the general public; ability to read and interpret plans and specifications; ability to be firm but courteous; honesty; thoroughness; tact; good judgment; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A. Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with an Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering Technology, Architectural Technology, Construction Technology or related field; and two (2) years paid work experience in building construction, code enforcement or building inspection; OR B. Graduation from high school or possession or a high school equivalency diploma and four (4) years paid work experience in building construction, code enforcement or building inspection; OR C. Graduation from high school or possession or a high school equivalency diploma and possession of a valid New York State Basic Code Enforcement Training Certificate.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license

Salary: $20.00 per hour per the part-time salary schedule.

If interested please contact my office charleneblack@townofnewburgh.org for an application.

Part-time Recreation Aide

One Part-Time Position in the Recreation Department. 

This is entry-level recreation work involving responsibility for assisting in a variety of recreation activities and caring for facilities and equipment while in use.  Assists in conducting programs or activities at a recreation center or other facility, keeps records of attendance, activities, etc.  Work is performed in accordance with specific instructions and under the direct supervision of a higher-level recreation employee.  Does related work as required.

REQUIRED KNOWELDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Ability to maintain simple records, give and follow simple instructions, perform light manual labor, get along well with others.  Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  At time of appointment, possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the State of New York is required.

SALARY: $17.31 per hour and hours may vary.  Position will be at the Desmond Estate.

If interested in applying, please contact Charlene Black in the Personnel Office for an application at (845) 566-7785.
 

Public Works

Full-Time Laborer Position in the Highway Department

The work involves responsibility for routine manual work requiring physical endurance and a willingness to perform arduous tasks.  Work is performed under the direct supervision of a designated supervisor.  Does related work as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITES:  Ability to perform routine manual work; ability to lift heavy weight; ability to follow oral and written instructions; willingness to work under all weather conditions; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  NONE (NON-COMPETITIVE)

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  At the time of appointment possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the State of New York is required.

All applicants have to be pre-approved by the Orange County Human Resource Department

SALARY: Per the CSEA Contract.  If interested please call Charlene Black, Personnel at 845-566-7785 or email her at charleneblack@townofnewburgh.org.
 

Motor Equipment Operator for Highway Dept

THE TOWN OF NEWBURGH IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR MOTOR EQUIPMENT OPERATORS FOR THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT. CANDIDATE MUST HAVE A VALID CDL CLASS B OR BETTER.  MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF WORKING A MOTOR VEHICLE IN CONNECTION WITH SNOW REMOVAL AND TRANSPORTATION OF HIGHWAY SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT.  PERFORMS MANUAL LABOR WHEN NECESSARY.  MAINTAINS MOTOR EQIPMENT AND ATTACHMENTS IN A CLEAN AND SERVICEABLE CONDITION.
   FOR MORE INFORMATION AND IF INTERESTED,  APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT, TOWN OF NEWBURGH TOWN HALL, 1496 RT 300 BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 8:30 AM AND 3:00 PM.