Manager of Inspection Services

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 character.
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Manager of Inspection Services

The District of Mission is looking for a progressive and innovative leader to lead its Inspection Services Division. Reporting to the Director of Development Services, the Manager of Inspection Services manages the programs, staff and operations for the building inspection and bylaw enforcement functions of the municipality. The position oversees the day to day operations of dedicated staff and is accountable for the preparation of reports related to the division for consideration and approval by the Chief Administrative Officer, committees and elected officials. You will ensure both leadership and support are provided in the development, formulation and administration of policies and programs to ensure the operational objectives of the department are met.

The successful candidate must be a customer service specialist able to develop and lead high functioning teams. Professional communication and dispute resolution skills are essential as this position guides the resolution of complex and contentious issues, provides advice related to development, bylaws and enforcement, building construction safety, and functions in a leadership role in facilitating development of policies and programs. Interpersonal skills and focus on data-driven decision making are keys to success in this position as are exceptional written communication skills.

The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of the BC Building Code and related standards and codes, as well as knowledge and aptitude for the development and enforcement of municipal bylaws and an understanding of land use development and planning processes.

You will have your degree or diploma in public or business administration, or a related field, and a minimum of five years’ experience in a municipal environment including supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You will have sound knowledge of municipal government and budgetary control. Strong computer skills are also required.

If your experience and education have prepared you for success in this position and you are committed to working in a manner that supports a respectful, healthy and safe environment we invite you to apply.

This excluded position offers a wage rate commensurate with your qualifications and experience along with a comprehensive benefits package, pension plan, a 9-day fortnight work schedule and the opportunity to work with an excellent team.

If this career opportunity interests you, please apply via the Careers page on our website (Job ID 2018-06) by Monday, September 24, 2018.

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 Category(s): Building Technology/Inspection, Bylaw Enforcement
Posted: September 6, 2018, 3:04 pm
Expires: September 24, 2018, 4:30 pm

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