Building Inspector

City of Delta

One of the sunniest regions in BC's Lower Mainland, Delta embraces three unique communities - Ladner, North Delta and Tsawwassen.  The City of Delta is looking for dedicated individuals to join our team and share in our commitment to lead the way in public service excellence.

Building Inspector

The Building Section of the Community Planning & Development Department is seeking an experienced Building Inspector to work on a regular full time basis. The successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge of the BC Building Code and municipal inspection and permitting processes.

This technical, inspectional and regulatory work involves inspecting new and existing structures and building systems, or repair and/or alteration of building types that are classified as complex commercial, industrial, institutional and residential. The inspection ensures compliance with applicable codes, standards, regulations, by-laws, approved plans and specifications and municipal guidelines. The work entails interpretation of applicable by-laws and acts, the issuance of stop work orders as required, inspecting building construction and other installations during progress and on completion, examining plans and permit applications for compliance with standards and regulations, and providing information and assistance to the public on a variety of matters related to the work.   

Preferred qualifications include: Completion of Grade 12 along with post-secondary courses in building construction technology supplemented by 3-5 years’ experience conducting inspections and working with codes and standards in building design.  

Applicants must possess a Level 3 Building Officials Association of BC Certification and a valid Class 5 BC Drivers’ Licence.    

If you are an experienced inspector and are excited by this opportunity, you may be the person we are looking for.  

The City of Delta provides a competitive salary of $41.29 - $48.78 per hour (commensurate with experience) and an excellent benefits package including Municipal Pension Plan as well as an earned-days-off system. Consideration will be given to previous municipal service in regards to annual vacation entitlement.

Interested applicants are requested to apply online at, to competition #19-133 EX by July 28, 2019.

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those under consideration will be contacted. Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets must be submitted with your application. Preferred candidates will be required to submit a Police Information Check. 

City of Delta
Attention: Human Resources
4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta, BC V4K 3E2

Organization: City of Delta
Location: Delta, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Building Technology/Inspection
Posted: June 28, 2019, 3:10 pm
Expires: July 28, 2019, 4:30 pm

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