BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Building Inspector


Permanent Full-Time  

35 Hours per Week

To be determined

4:00 p.m., September 27, 2019 

Encompassing an unparalleled geographic region in the heart of British Columbia, the Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) offers the best of both worlds. Urban life within vibrant communities and outlying rural regions that showcase the region's beauty - pristine but rugged mountains, rolling grasslands, lush evergreen forests, with both historic and modern areas offering a variety of recreational pursuits, all within 45,000 square kilometres. Headquartered in the City of Kamloops, the TNRD provides a wide range of local government services to the population of 130,000 living within its 11 diverse municipalities and 10 electoral areas.

The Role: Reporting to the Chief Building Inspector, the Building Inspector is responsible for reviewing, assessing and enforcing compliance with building bylaws, codes, statutes and regulations pertaining to building safety and regulatory standards of the BC Building Code. The primary responsibility of the permanent position is in the field conducting inspections. This position will also be responsible for plan review and permit issuance, ensuring excellent service within the TNRD and seven of our member municipalities.

Required Education and Experience: You will have a minimum BOABC level 1 certification with applicable field experience. 

You will have sound knowledge of:
  • Residential construction plans for compliance with regulations and permit issues
  • Non-compliant construction and determining appropriate action
  • Inspection reports to ensure full completion
  • BC Building Code and Plumbing Code

The rate of pay is based upon level of BOABC certification and experience:  
  • Building Inspector I  $2,277.27 – $2,634.42 biweekly  
  • Building Inspector II $2,397.21 – $2,777.03 biweekly  
  • Building Inspector III $2,517.12 – $2,919.60 biweekly 

The position requires frequent contact with building professionals, public and staff to request information, explain deficiencies, and provide general and technical information on building regulations. Utilizing excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and outstanding customer service skills, you shall demonstrate a considerable degree of professional judgment when evaluating conformity with codes and regulations and interacting with the customers. You have a valid Class 5 BC driver’s license, with a good driving record. 

This position falls under the provisions of the Collective Agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 900.

Please email your application to by 4:00 p.m. on September 27, 2019 quoting Competition # 2019-053. Applications must include a cover letter and a resume outlining your qualifications and experience. 

Thank you for considering the Thompson-Nicola Regional District as a place to share your talents!

We appreciate the interest of all applicants. Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Location: Kamloops, BC
Region: Thompson / Shuswap / Columbia
Professional Categories: Building Technology/Inspection
Posted: September 12, 2019, 9:44 am
Expires: September 27, 2019, 4:00 pm