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The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) is located in the southern interior of British Columbia. Surrounded by mountains, lakes and rivers, this region is abundant in breathtaking vistas and endless adventures, not to mention a burgeoning arts & culture scene. The RDKB administration office is located in Trail, BC, and when combined with the nearby communities of Warfield, Montrose, Fruitvale and the resort community of Rossland have a population base of approximately 20,000 people. The area is well known for its downhill and cross-country skiing and mountain biking.

The RDKB delivers services in the areas of building inspection, regional planning, protective services, liquid and solid waste management, and recreation and culture. We invite you to bring your skills, passion and expertise to help us continue to provide a professional level of governance that is both responsive and accountable to the needs of our regional communities. We offer competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; a municipal pension plan; and varied opportunities for professional growth and development.

Our Building Inspection Services Department in Grand Forks, BC is currently seeking a:

Building and Plumbing Official – Level 3, 2, 1 or “in training”

Permanent Full Time

Reporting to the Manager of Building Inspection Services, the ideal candidate will be Level 3 qualified, however all levels of applicant will be considered. The Building and Plumbing Official is primarily responsible for providing a range of building and plumbing inspection services. This includes conducting plan reviews and field inspections for compliance with applicable building and plumbing codes and relevant regulations. The building and Plumbing Official is also responsible for processing building permit applications, assisting in routine administration of departmental matters, building bylaw enforcement, and provides technical information to the general public.

This is a unionized position with CUPE 2254, and includes a comprehensive benefit package. Based on a 35 hour work week between April and September and a 37.5 hour work week between October and March. The 2019 pay rate for this position ranges from $38.20 to $43.44 per hour. Compensation for the Building Official “In-training” position is currently under review.

Detailed job descriptions for these positions can be found on our website at

Persons interested in this position may submit a cover letter and resume` to:

Maureen Forster, Executive Assistant
843 Rossland Avenue, Trail, BC V1R 4S8
Direct: 250.368.0235

This Position will remain open until filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Location: Trail, BC
Region: West Kootenay / Boundary
Professional Categories: Building Technology/Inspection,Plumbing/Pipefitting/Gas/Steam
Posted: October 29, 2019, 8:38 am
Expires: December 13, 2019, 4:30 pm