BC Local Government Job Posting Service

By-Law Enforcement Coordinator

Competition No.: 2018-222
Duration: Temporary Full Time
Salary: $5,323 – 5,547 – 5,778 – 6,020 – 6,284/month (Pay Grade 23)
Last Updated: 1/9/19 9:00 AM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

Reporting to the Supervisor, By-Law Services in the Building Department, you will be responsible for a wide variety of technical, inspectional and regulatory work involving the enforcement of City by-laws and the coordination of all prosecutions or adjudications within the jurisdiction of the Planning and Building Department. This position inspects buildings, dwelling units, and construction sites to identify violations of City by-laws and takes remedial action or initiates legal action; advises Building Inspectors, trades inspectors and Planning Department staff concerning the collection of information for legal action; coordinates group inspections and prepares reports regarding potential prosecutions, court orders and adjudications. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include the completion of grade 12, supplemented by technical courses related to building construction. An apprenticeship or considerable experience in the building trades and considerable experience in enforcement work, preferably related to municipal by-laws or an equivalent combination of training and experience is desired. The successful applicant will have considerable knowledge of the relevant sections of the Building, Electrical, Plumbing, Gas and other related by-laws and legislation; considerable knowledge of the rules, regulations and procedures in adjudication hearings and of the rules of evidence; sound knowledge of policies and regulations related to construction, alteration and repair to housing structures; working knowledge of policies and regulations related to use and development of real property; working knowledge of heating systems, ventilation, drainage and related factors in building construction; ability to investigate, inspect and evaluate the circumstances regarding alleged illegal occupancies in a variety of dwelling structures; ability to recognize infractions of a variety of by-laws as they apply to standards of construction and building services; ability to prepare concise and factual reports, recommend remedial action, prepare cases and issue by-law notices and represent the City in adjudication proceedings; the ability to perform investigative duties with firmness, tact and diplomacy; and the ability to effectively communicate technical and legal requirements both verbally and in writing. Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required.

The closing date for this competition has been extended to Friday, January 18, 2019.

New applications are welcome!

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Bylaw Enforcement
Posted: January 9, 2019, 3:49 pm
Expires: January 18, 2019, 4:45 pm