BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Plan Checker

Regular Full Time Position

The District of Saanich is one of the four core municipalities within the Capital Regional District. The community is home to 114,000 citizens and is comprised of urban, suburban and rural areas, and 12 diverse neighborhoods. Saanich is known for its progressive initiatives in the areas of Environmental Protection, Climate Change, and Community Planning.

We are looking for an experienced Plan Checker to process and check building permit applications, plans and specifications for accessory buildings and single family dwellings (including secondary suites) governed by Part 9 of the BC Building Code.  This position ensures that the proposed building designs, materials and devices comply with the BC Building Code, municipal bylaws and development permits; coordinates the processing of building permit applications through District Departments involved in review and assists with building and plumbing inspections.

Requirements include: successful completion of the BOABC Level 1 building specialization exam and successful completion of the POABC Level 1 plumbing specialization exam; two year diploma from a technical college or university in engineering or architecture or completion of a BC Trade Qualification; two years of experience in the construction industry involving the interpretation and application of building plans and possession of a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $33.35 per hour and an excellent benefits package. Job description and competition information can be found at This is an open until filled posting.  Please apply quoting competition 19138 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email  As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Categories: Building Technology/Inspection
Posted: June 18, 2019, 8:36 am
Expires: December 31, 2019, 11:45 pm