Building Official (17-63)
Sep 08, 2017 4:30 PM
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. The Building Official also inspects ongoing construction for compliance with relevant regulations and takes action necessary to ensure all deficiencies and/or infractions are corrected.
Duties and Responsibilities
Please see the attached pdf job description below.
Applicants must have an Interprovincial Trades Qualification in Carpentry or Plumbing or a diploma from a recognized technical institute in Building Technology and a minimum of four (4) years’ building design and construction experience. Applicants must possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence and one of the following:
- Level 1 Building Official - Successful completion of the Building Officials Association of BC (BOABC) Level 1 building specialization exams or successful completion of the Plumbing Officials Association of BC (POABC) Level 1 plumbing specialization exam.
- Level 2 Building Official – BOABC Level 2 certification (i.e. successful completion of the BOABC Level 2 building specialization exams plus 3 years related experience) or POABC Level 1 certification (i.e. successful completion of the POABC Level 1 plumbing specialization exam plus 2 years related experience).
- Level 3 Building Official – BOABC Level 3 certification (i.e. successful completion of the BOABC Level 3 building specialization exams plus 4 years related experience) or POABC Level 2 certification (i.e. successful completion of the POABC Level 2 plumbing specialization exam plus 2 years related experience).
Compensation and Benefits
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)
Resumes with cover letters referencing the specific competition 17-63 will be received until 4:30 pm on Friday, September 8, 2017.
Human Resources, 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.