The City of Nanaimo is a rapidly growing community with a population of approximately 89,000. Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, on the east coast of Vancouver Island, we are centrally located, about 1½ hours from Victoria and 2 hours from Vancouver by ferry. With affordable housing, a university and well-developed parks, recreational, cultural and social amenities, Nanaimo is truly an extraordinary place to live.
The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Building Official. Under the general direction of the Supervisor of Building Inspections, the Building Official reviews and processes building permit applications, ensuring that the design of proposed construction meets the requirements of applicable regulations. Inspects ongoing construction for compliance with relevant regulations, takes action necessary to ensure all deficiencies and/or infractions are corrected.
Applicants must have an Interprovincial Trades Qualification in Carpentry or a diploma from a recognized technical institute in Building Technology and a minimum of 4 years’ building design and construction experience. Applicants must possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence, a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, and and one of the following:
- Level 1 Building Official - Successful completion of the Building Officials Association of BC (BOABC) Level 1 building specialization exams.
- Level 2 Building Official – BOABC Level 2 building certification.
- Level 3 Building Official – BOABC Level 3 building certification. This is a unionized position. A comprehensive benefit package is included. Based on a 35 hour work week, the rate of pay is based on level of certification:
Level 1 Building Official – $34.05 - $35.84 per hour
Level 2 Building Official – $36.15 - $38.05 per hour
Level 3 Building Official – $38.53 - $40.56 per hour
(July 2016 rate – subject to Job Evaluation)
please visit our website at www.nanaimo.ca
referencing the specific competition 18-37 should be directed to:
City of Nanaimo
455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo BC V9R 5J6
Fax: (250) 755-4449
Drop off in person: 2nd Floor, City Hall (455 Wallace Street)
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates
selected for further consideration will be contacted.