BC Local Government Job Posting Service

The City of Port Moody is a growing community of 34,000 residents located 30 minutes east of downtown Vancouver at the head of the Burrard Inlet and just steps from seaside parks, mountain trails and lakes. To achieve our mission of providing services that enhance the quality of life for all of our residents, we are looking for motivated individuals to complement our team.

Plumbing /Building Official 3

Job ID

Job Class
Regular Full-time

Employment Group
CUPE 825 (Inside)

# of Vacancies

Posting Period
September 11 - 25, 2019

Position Overview
The City of Port Moody is seeking a Plumbing/Building Official 3 to perform inspections, review plans, mentor and coach other inspectors, interpret code and standards and provide technical knowledge and expertise to plans and projects in the building permit and city bylaw process.

The Plumbing /Building Official 3 will review, evaluate, and determine suitability of construction projects for compliance with applicable legislation and expected levels of life safety for all alterations and new construction for all building types under Part 3 and Part 9 of the BC Building Code, including, but not limited to, condos, townhouses, industrial, high rises and commercial mixed use buildings.  This position will review building permit applications, perform inspections, and mentor Building Division staff with assigned inspections or projects. 

Please note that employment with the City of Port Moody is subject to receipt of a satisfactory police information check and a satisfactory driver's abstract.  Successful candidate must have own vehicle available for all shifts.   Please submit your online application @ by the posting close date.

Basic Qualifications
Various combinations of relevant education and experience will be considered:
  • Completion of a Trades certificate (recognized four year trades apprenticeship) or Building Technology diploma
  • Level 2 Plumbing Official Certification from BOABC as well as an RBO
  • Level 1, 2 and 3 Building Certification from BOABC
  • Five years of job related experience as a Plumbing/ Building Official
  • Registered Architect with AIBC, or Professional Engineer (P.Eng) with EIBC are also eligible
  • Experience with a variety of construction types such as wood frame, concrete and steel, structural steel frame or masonry
  • Knowledge of sprinkler, fire alarm, HVAC and electrical systems
  • Strong independent judgement and creative decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver's License and access to a vehicle

Date Added

Branch/Location Office
City Hall

Port Moody

British Columbia [BC]

Compensation - Hourly
$44.30- $47.69

Compensation & Benefits Overview
The City of Port Moody strives to be an employer of choice and offers an excellent benefit package as well as professional development opportunities.


Location: Port Moody, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Building Technology/Inspection,Plumbing/Pipefitting/Gas/Steam
Posted: September 12, 2019, 1:40 pm
Expires: October 12, 2019, 11:59 pm