Building Inspector

City of Dawson Creek

Building Inspector

Full Time Permanent
Internal/ External Posting No. 2018-67


Development Services

November 5, 2018

4:30 pm, November 19, 2018

$34.73 (after probation, Level 2)


40 hours per week

The City of Dawson Creek requires an experienced Building Official (Level 2 preferred) to perform a variety of duties related to the enforcement of the BC Building Code and City of Dawson Creek Building Regulation Bylaw under the supervision of the Director of Development Services, Senior City Planner, or designate. The job involves skilled work including plan reviews, permit issuance, and site inspections primarily for standard buildings and structures, and may include occasional bylaw enforcement duties. Interpretation of the building and plumbing code, and local regulations and bylaws regarding construction and development including zoning and subdivision regulations, are routine functions of the position. The successful applicant must have the ability to use tact and discretion when settling requests, complaints, or clarifying information and be able to prepare concise reports and correspondence.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
  • Grade 12 diploma
  • BC Institute of Technology Building Inspection Course
  • Building Officials Association of BC Level 1 or 2 Certification (2 preferred)
  • Plumbing Official Level 1 or higher certification
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Minimum one year experience in a trade such as carpentry or plumbing, and/or other relevant work experience, ideally as a building inspector in a local government setting.

Consideration may be given to candidates with Level 1 certification, though Level 2 certification is preferred. The successful applicant will have the ability to perform all duties in a safe manner and the required physical agility and ability to complete duties requiring physical effort. A proven ability to provide excellent service to the public is also required.

A complete job description is available upon request.

Candidates should submit a resumé marked with the job posting name and number to John MacArthur, HR Manager, at City Hall 10105 12A Street or email a pdf or word document to, with the job posting name and number in the subject line, no later than 4:30 pm on the closing date reference above. The City thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Dawson Creek is committed to a30mmodating persons with disabilities whenever reasonably possible during the selection and employment process. You must be legally entitled to work for any employer in Canada to be eligible for this position.

Organization: City of Dawson Creek
Location: Dawson Creek, BC
Region: Peace River
Professional Category(s): Building Technology/Inspection
Posted: November 6, 2018, 1:49 pm
Expires: November 19, 2018, 4:00 pm

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