Service Contractor's License
To provide pool service in Suffolk County you need a County Home Improvement Contractor’s License, commonly called a County Business License for contractors who engage in the service of plumbing, heating and or electrical elements of swimming pools, permanent spas and/or portable spas. You must provide the Department of Labor, Licensing and Consumer Affairs proof that you or someone from your company has obtained the Pool & Hot tub Alliance’s (PHTA) Certified Service Technician (CST), Certified Service Professional (CSP) or Certified Builder Professional (CBP) certification or other approved equivalent program, and demonstrate two years of experience and training in servicing pools and/or spas.
Prerequisites to Apply for your CSP
- 5 years of industry experience
- Holds a current Certified Pool & Spa Service Technician® (CST) certification
- Pass the CSP Exam
Prerequisites to Apply
- 2 years of industry experience
- Successful completion of the Certified Service Technician® (CST) course
- Pass the CST Exam
View the PHTA website for more details.