BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Superintendent, Building Inspection

The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) is one of 28 regional districts in the Province of British Columbia. Regional Districts across the Province strive to ensure all provincial residents have an effective form of local government, while also representing municipal residents on regional issues. The RDN provides regional governance and services to the municipalities of Nanaimo, Lantzville, Parksville, and Qualicum Beach, as well as seven unincorporated Electoral Areas. Established in 1967, of the 28 Regional Districts in the province, the RDN is British Columbia's fifth most populous Regional District and home to more than 155,000 people

Reporting to the Manager, Building & Bylaw Services, the Superintendent, Building Inspection Services is responsible for the effective operations of the department and ensures that technical requirements, organizational goals and community service standards are met in relation to the delivery of building inspection services in the Regional District of Nanaimo. The Superintendent provides support, advice and recommendations regarding a variety of department operations, technical interpretations and associated legislation. The Superintendent works collaboratively across RDN stakeholders to foster collaborative relationships, partnerships across diverse geographical and innovative construction applications and opportunities.

The successful candidate will have an undergraduate Degree or Diploma in engineering, building technology, architecture or a related field, accreditation as a Certified Professional or Registered Building Official with Building Officials Association of British Columbia, and has a Trades Qualification in carpentry or construction. The successful candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years prior job-related experience in a local government setting, including a minimum of three (3) years supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The role requires excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and effective problem-solving abilities. An equivalent combination of training and experience will be considered.

The Regional District of Nanaimo is committed to employment equity. They welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Should you be interested in learning more about this unique opportunity with RDN, please contact Carol Robinson or Stevie Baker White at 604-998-4032 or forward your resumé, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three references, in confidence, to All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We will respond to all who express interest.

  • Technically astute
  • Communication
  • Building inspection
  • Carpentry and/or Construction
  • Supervisory

  • Leadership
  • Strategic thinker
  • Relationship builder
  • Accountable
  • Problem Solver

  • Cover Letter, resume and three references
  • Via email:

Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Building Technology/Inspection
Posted: July 11, 2019, 3:19 pm
Expires: August 12, 2019, 4:30 pm