Assistant Manager - Building Inspection

Regional District of Central Kootenay


Assistant Manager - Building Inspection

Permanent, Full Time Position  
Nelson, BC

With an outstanding temperate climate, surrounded by mountains and set on the shores of Kootenay Lake, part of Nelson's charm is its stunning scenery and quintessential small-town atmosphere. But don't let the location fool you - this community boasts a strong and diverse economy. Locals enjoy a wide range of recreational activities year round including skiing, hiking, biking, fishing, ice sports and much more. Join us in the Kootenays and see what everyone’s talking about!

The RDCK is seeking applications for the new Assistant Manager position based in Nelson, BC. If you are a certified Building Official looking for a position that develops and enhances your management skills, this is the opportunity you have been waiting for. Reporting to the Building Manager, the Assistant Manager oversees daily operations of Building Inspection Services throughout the RDCK and provides inspection services on large Part 9 buildings and other complex building permit applications. The Assistant Manager is the first point of contact for Building Officials’ inspection and permitting questions, working with each team member to provide mentoring and training that promotes their ongoing development. In collaboration with the Manager, the successful applicant will inform and implement policy and procedures that promote consistent, professional Building Inspection services across the Regional District.

This is a management career track position designed for Building Officials looking to develop their managerial skills. The RDCK offers a competitive salary and benefits package, work/life balance and an amazing community to call home. Regular travel within the RDCK is a requirement of this position. The RDCK is an equal opportunity employer.

Position status:
Manager—Permanent, Full Time

Hours of work:
35 hours per week

Salary range:
$77,436.30—$88,378.38 (will increase January 1, 2019)

  • Significant knowledge and ability to apply BC Building, Plumbing and Fire Codes, Local Government Bylaws and Pro-cedures, Provincial Statutes and Enactments relevant to building construction and property development;
  • Level 3 Certification with the Building Officials Association of British Columbia; or Level 2 with commitment to attain Level 3 within 1 year of commencement.
  • Level 1 Certification with the Plumbing Inspectors Association of British Columbia;
  • Minimum 5 years experience providing building inspection services, ideally in a regional or municipal setting;
  • Minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience;
  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in Building Sciences, Science or trade certification in Building or Plumbing;
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record, valid BC Drivers License and a satisfactory Drivers Abstract,.

This posting, along with a detailed job description, can be found on our website at under Administration, Jobs & Employment Opportunities. Applications in the form of a resume and cover letter listing qualifications, experience and skills relative to the position will be accepted by email or post until 4pm on January 7, 2019. If you have any questions about this position, please contact us by phone or email before the closing date.

Human Resources, Regional District of Central Kootenay
Box 590, 202 Lakeside Drive, Nelson, BC V1L 5R4
Phone: (250) 352-8150

Thank you for your interest in working with the Regional District of Central Kootenay.
All submissions will be acknowledged although only those individuals shortlisted to participate in the interview/testing process will be contacted again.
This posting may be used to fill other similar positions with the RDCK over the next six months.

Organization: Regional District of Central Kootenay
Location: Nelson, BC
Region: West Kootenay / Boundary
Professional Category(s): Building Technology/Inspection
Posted: November 21, 2018, 11:10 am
Expires: January 7, 2019, 12:00 pm

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