Building Official

Department: Community Development

Closing Date: Will remain open until filled

Competition Number: 22-01

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Building Official. Under the general direction of the Supervisor, Building Inspections, the Building Official reviews and processes building permit applications, ensuring that the design of proposed construction meets the requirements of applicable regulations. They inspect ongoing construction for compliance with relevant regulations, takes action necessary to ensure all deficiencies and/or infractions are corrected.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached PDF job description below.

Requirements

Applicants must have an Interprovincial Trades Qualification in Carpentry or Plumbing or a diploma from a recognized technical institute in Building Technology and 2 years building design or construction experience. Applicants must possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence, a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, and one of the following:

  • Level 1 Building Official – Successful completion of the Building Officials Association of BC (BOABC) Level 1 building specialization exam or successful completion of the Level 1 plumbing specialization exam.
  • Level 2 Building Official – BOABC Level 2 building certification and Level 1 plumbing certification.
  • Level 3 Building Official – BOABC Level 3 building certification and Level 2 plumbing certification.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position. Relocation assistance may be provided to the successful applicant.  Based on a 35 hour work week, the rate of pay is based on level of certification:

Level 1 Building Official – $40.71 - $42.85 per hour

Level 2 Building Official – $43.40 - $45.68 per hour

Level 3 Building Official – $46.43 - $48.87 per hour

(Jan 2022 Rate)

Comments

To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter (.docx or PDF file format) to employment.opportunities@nanaimo.ca referencing the specific competition 22-01 by the application deadline.

The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

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