Manager of Building Inspections

Department: Community Development

Closing Date: Mar 24, 2017 5:30 PM

Competition Number: 17-14

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a Manager of Building Inspections.  Reporting to the Director of Community Development, the Manager of Building Inspections is responsible for the planning, organizing, direction and control of the Building Inspections Section.  This position is designated as the City’s Chief Building Inspector and is responsible for the approval of plans and specifications and the direction of the inspection of all buildings and structures in the City of Nanaimo to ensure compliance with Building Code and bylaw requirements.  The incumbent will exercise considerable independent judgment and action in his/her daily work and only complex matters or matters of major impact or policy are referred to the Director.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached pdf Job Description below.


Applicants must have graduated from a recognized University with a Degree in Engineering or Architecture; or graduated from a recognized Technical Institute with a Diploma in Building or Civil Technology; or completed a Trades Qualification in Carpentry or Plumbing.  A minimum of 5 years’ related experience is required, including 3 years in a management supervisory role preferably in a municipal environment.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.                           

Applicants must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s licence, a membership or be eligible for membership in the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC or the Architectural Institute of BC and obtain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check.

Compensation and Benefits

This is an Excluded position and a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package is included.


Resumes with cover letters referencing the specific competition 17-14

will be received until 4:30 pm on Friday, March 24, 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.

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