Plan Checker

District of Mission

Mission is located in the lower mainland of BC, and is nestled on the southern coastal mountain slopes overlooking the lush Fraser River Valley. Mission is a rapidly growing and dynamic community of approximately 38,000 residents, located 15 minutes north of the US border and 70 kilometers east of Vancouver. Although Mission is part of a broader metropolitan area, it still maintains its distinct and welcoming small town flavor.
If...working for a growing community and making a difference...
working for a progressive employer in the beautiful Fraser Valley...
working with an exceptional team, appeals to you...
You may be the person we are seeking.

Plan Checker

The District of Mission’s Development Services Department, Building Division, is seeking an experienced and self-motivated individual to join the building inspection team on a full-time basis. Under the supervision and direction of the Manager of Inspection Services or the Chief Building Official, your primary responsibility will be plan checking for building permit applications regulated under Part 9 of the BC Building Code to ensure compliance with relevant provincial building and plumbing codes and municipal bylaws. On occasion, you will also conduct inspections within your level of certification.

Along with completion of grade 12 and a Diploma in Building Technology from a recognized technical institute or experience at the journeyperson level in one of the building trades, you will have BOABC Certification Level One, plus one year’s experience working in the area of building code administration, inspection or plan review; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Preferably a Level One Certification with the Plumbing Officials Association of BC or the ability to obtain certification within 24 months is considered an asset. A valid Class 5 BC driver’s license and a clean driving record are also required.

You will have excellent organizational skills; the ability to problem-solve; work independently and you will possess a confident and composed demeanor in all work situations. One of the key areas of responsibilities for this position is front counter work including the screening of building permit application intake and answering public inquires as they building and construction within the community. For this reason, you must have the ability to develop and maintain positive and collaborative working relationships with a broad variety of stakeholders. You must be a proficient user of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).

The hourly rate for this full-time position is $36.20 plus a comprehensive benefit package and a commitment to ongoing training, career development and advancement opportunities within the organization. This position is 70 hours bi-weekly on a 9-day fortnight (extended hours for 9 days and 1 day off every two weeks).

If this position is for you, please apply via the Careers page on our website (Job ID 2020-01) by Monday, January 27, 2020.

We thank all interested candidates however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Organization: District of Mission

Location: Mission, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Building Technology/Inspection,Plumbing/Pipefitting/Gas/Steam
Posted: January 7, 2020, 11:00 am
Expires: January 27, 2020, 4:30 pm

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