Building Inspector 1


Contribute to making the District of North Vancouver a great place to live, work and play for generations to come. Stretching from Deep Cove in the east to the Capilano River Canyon in the west, the District of North Vancouver is characterized by innovative municipal government that maintains and enhances the quality of life for its residents and businesses. Fuelled by the District’s award-winning vision to build vibrant and sustainable communities for people of all ages and backgrounds, we are looking to fill this regular full-time position. A flexible, family-friendly employer with an inclusive work place culture, the District offers exciting career options, professional development opportunities and a competitive salary and benefits package. Work for an employer of choice, help build this North Shore community, and leave a lasting legacy for future generations.
Our Planning, Properties and Permits Division is looking for a seasoned Building Inspector 1 to join the team. In this role, your primary responsibility will be the inspection of residential, industrial and commercial projects during construction, alteration and repair to determine conformity with established bylaws, acts, codes, standards and regulations. You will also examine and check plans and permit applications for compliance to building and zoning bylaws and related regulations; process building permit issuances and rejections; discuss construction, alteration and repair matters with contractors, engineers, architects, homeowners and the public; interpret requirements; advise on required changes and/or corrections and carry out other relevant duties as assigned by the Section Manager.
  • Diploma in Building Technology from a recognized institution and several years’ related experience and/or completion of apprenticeship in carpentry trade or equivalent plus considerable related experience;
  • Preference will be given to applicants with BOABC Level 3 certification;
  • Valid B.C. Driver’s Licence required;
  • Self-motivated individual with a thorough understanding of building construction practices and methods, relevant by-laws, acts, codes, standards and regulations;
  • Ability to read and interpret plans and related material to recognize technical requirements;
  • Tactful and effective communicator;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
We are looking for individuals who can grow with us. The District is committed to your professional development and will provide funding for you to obtain Building Inspector Level 1, 2 and 3 certification.
The pay range for this unionized position is $41.37 to $44.93 per hour (2017 rates) based on a 35-hour work week with a comprehensive benefits plan and 3 weeks of vacation to start.  If you have what we are looking for and enjoy working in a fast paced environment with a group of enthusiastic and dedicated people, we want to hear from you. Please apply on-line at by September 29, 2017.
We thank you for your interest in employment with the District of North Vancouver and advise that only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

Location: North Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Building Technology/Inspection
Posted: September 14, 2017, 10:27 am
Expires: September 29, 2017, 4:30 pm