Town of Gibsons

Building Inspector - Casual                                 

The Town of Gibsons has an opening for a motivated individual to fill the position of Building Inspector – Casual.

Located on the Sunshine Coast, 40 minutes by ferry from Horseshoe Bay, the Town of Gibsons is a vibrant growing community of 4,200 residents. Gibsons is known for its natural beauty, small craft harbour, coastal climate and the numerous special events that are held throughout the year for locals and visitors. Boating, fishing, hiking, camping, mountain biking, paddling and sunset beach walks are just some of the activities that are enjoyed daily by residents of Gibsons and our neighbouring coastal communities. Your family will enjoy living here and your friends will want to visit often.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Building Inspector-Casual position plays an integral role within the Planning team to ensure the safety and compliance of new building projects. The position is primarily responsible for plan checking, issuing permits, on-site inspections, maintaining records and data entry, advising the public on building techniques, and interpreting and enforcing the Town’s bylaws regulating construction activities and the BC Building Code.

The successful applicant must be self-motivated, capable of working independently and as part of a team, and have a strong background in building inspection in a municipal context. Computer skills, excellent interpersonal, organizational and written and verbal communications skills, and the ability to deal effectively with the public are all essential skills required for this position. Applicants will have a thorough knowledge of the BC Building and Plumbing Codes and least a Level II certification from the Building Official’s Association of BC and a minimum of five years of experience as a municipal building official, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may also be considered.

This is a union position reporting to the Director of Planning and will be called in on a casual basis and expected to cover for sick and vacation leave. The Town offers 10.2% in lieu of vacation and paid holidays in addition to the wonderful living and working surroundings.

Rate of Pay: $38.96/hour

Apply in confidence by June 29, 2018 at 4:30 pm to:

David Douglas
Director of Finance/Human Resources
Town of Gibsons
474 South Fletcher Road
PO Box 340
Gibsons, BC V0N 1V0

Phone: 604.886.2274
Fax:  604.886.9735
Web site:

Applicants should include resume and cover letter. The Town thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Location: Gibsons, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Building Technology/Inspection
Posted: June 6, 2018, 12:22 pm
Expires: June 29, 2018, 4:30 pm