BC Local Government Job Posting Service

The Corporation of the City of North Vancouver

Assistant Plan Checker 1 (Level 1 Building Official)

Temporary Full-time

The City of North Vancouver is the urban core of the beautiful North Shore and has a long-term vision to be “The Healthiest Small City in the World”, with five key priorities to be a City for People, a Liveable City, a Vibrant City, a Connected City and a Prosperous City.
The Planning and Development department is currently recruiting for a temporary full-time Assistant Plan Checker 1 until approximately December 2022.
In this position you will be responsible for the plan review of sign bylaws, residential dwellings, secondary suites and ancillary structures, to ensure compliance with the provincial building code and municipal bylaws.  You will provide information, interpretation and assistance to home owners, contractors and the general public on permit applications, by-law requirements, related regulations and codes and will discuss plans, proposed projects and non-conformance issues to clarify problem areas and work to resolution. 
You will have Level 1 Qualification with BOABC as well as a Diploma of Technology in Building or a related discipline, plus related experience in municipal plan checking and/or in the building construction industry, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You will have strong customer service and communication skills, effective problem solving skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across a variety of stakeholders.  Thorough knowledge of related bylaws, acts, and regulations; the ability to read plans, surveys, and related material and a Class 5 B.C. Driver’s License are also required. Computer literacy in MS Office as well as electronic permit processing software will be considered a strong asset.
For temporary full-time positions of eight (8) months or longer, a City employee who is successful on the posting will have the right to revert to their former position.
$34.96 to 41.16 per hour
(Pay Grade 22 – January 2021 rates)
Hours of Work:
The City of North Vancouver currently works on a compressed work schedule of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, with one scheduled day off (Monday or Friday) approximately each three-week scheduling cycle.
If you are passionate about making the City of North Vancouver an even greater place to live, work and play, apply on-line through the Career Portal at  by Wednesday, May 26, 2021.
Thank you for your interest in the City of North Vancouver.
Posting:  2021-0066

Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Planning & Development, Building Technology/Inspection
Posted: May 4, 2021, 3:01 pm
Expires: May 26, 2021, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $34.96 to $41.16 Hour