Building Official

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary
Posted a month ago
Grand Forks,
$44.26 - $50.34 per hour
Full Time

Job Description

he Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) is located in the southern interior of British Columbia and prides itself on providing smart, sustainable governance and services to its constituents throughout our 8,200 km2 region. Join us here where you’ll find mountains, lakes and rivers, abundant breathtaking vistas and endless adventures, not to mention a burgeoning arts and culture scene.

The RDKB is currently seeking applications to fill a permanent, full-time Building and Plumbing Official position in Grand Forks, BC. This is a new, additional position joining our Grand Forks Building team to support ongoing demand for Building Inspection services throughout the Boundary region.
Reporting to the Manager of Building Inspection Services, the Building and Plumbing Official is responsible for providing a range of building and plumbing inspection services, including plan reviews and field inspections for compliance with applicable building and plumbing codes and relevant regulations. The Building and Plumbing Official is also responsible for processing building permit applications, assisting in administration and building bylaw enforcement, and providing technical information to the public.

To be considered for this opportunity, please be advised:

  • The preferred candidate will possess Level 3 qualifications from the Building Officials Association of BC (BOABC), Level 1 Plumbing Qualifications and a minimum of 5 years work experience in a local government environment.
  • Level 1 and 2 qualified Building Officials with previous local government work experience will also be considered for this position
  • Applicants with education, training and work experience equivalent to a technical degree or diploma in a related discipline such as engineering, civil or building technology may be considered for this position.
  • ACBOA or other equivalent Canadian building inspection certifications will be considered for this position

Applicants must also possess:

  • An interprovincial Trades Qualification in Carpentry or plumbing, or a diploma from a recognized technical institute in Building Technology, or equivalent
  • 4 years’ building design and construction experience
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License
  • Satisfactory criminal record check

The RDKB offers a competitive compensation package that includes enrolment in the Municipal Pension Plan, wellness allowance, extended health benefits and disability insurance as well as vacation and sick leave benefits. We value work/life balance, working 7 – 7.5 hours per day (summer/winter hours). This is a unionized position, making it entitled to overtime should additional hours be requested.

We pride ourselves on being a great place to work, where we enjoy working collaboratively to deliver smart and sustainable service to our constituents. The RDKB and its teams have been recognized with accolades in finance, safety, leadership, environmental initiatives and more. If you’re looking for a meaningful job and a great place to live, please submit your application.

For more information about this opportunity, please review the job descriptions for each certification level:

To be considered for this opportunity, please visit our Careers page. Applications will be accepted until Friday March 29, 2024.

Position Information
Full Time

Office Hours: 
Monday to Friday, 35-37.5 hours per week (winter/summer schedule)

$44.26 – $50.34/hr (2024) dependent on level of certification

CUPE Local 2254

To be successful, candidates must possess the right to work in Canada. The RDKB is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. Only those applicants shortlisted for this opportunity will be contacted. The RDKB thanks all candidates for their interest.

Professional Categories: Building Technology/Inspection

Posted: February 27, 2024, 8:33 am
Expires: March 29, 2024, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
Rate: $44.26 to $50.34 Hour
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