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Posted on: October 14, 2022

Notice of Plumbing Exam

The City of Amsterdam Plumbing Board will be accepting applications for the Plumbing License Examination and a Certificate of Competency through November 4, 2022 to those who qualify.


Requirements:  A person desiring or intending to conduct the trade or business of plumbing in the City of Amsterdam, New York, shall be required to submit to an examination before an Examining Board of Plumbers appointed according to law, as to his/her experience and qualifications for such trade, business or calling.  He/she must have served at least five (5) years as a journeyman plumber in the employ of a master plumber or in the alternative, must have procured the equal of such experience or qualifications in trade school training.  It shall not be lawful for a person to conduct such trade, business or calling unless he/she shall have first obtained a Certificate of Competency from the Examining Board of Plumbers in the City of Amsterdam. 


Application forms are available in the City Engineer’s Office, City Hall, 61 Church Street, Amsterdam, New York.  If you have any questions, you may call 841-4301.   Qualified candidates meeting requirements will be notified as to date of examination.