Building Inspector

Regional District of Nanaimo

Notice of Employment Opportunity

Building Inspector 

Permanent Full-Time Position Internal/External Posting

Strategic and Community Development 

The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) has an employment opportunity for a permanent full-time Building Inspector within the Building and Bylaw Services section of its Strategic and Community Development Department.

Reporting to the Manager of Building and Bylaw Services, under the direction of the Building Inspection Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing and preparing plan checks, issuing permits, and inspecting buildings at various stages of construction to ensure compliance with applicable bylaws and statutes.  These building inspections include buildings in personal, business and commercial categories.  Duties also include responding to public inquiries, and initiating enforcement action on non-compliant structures.

Applicants must possess a Diploma in Building or Civil Technology, certification from the Building Officials Association of BC – minimum Level I (Level II or III preferred), plus a minimum of five (5) years prior job related experience in a local government setting, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A thorough knowledge of the BC Building and Plumbing Codes as they relate to residential and commercial buildings and an ability to review and evaluate building plans is also required.  A trade’s qualification in carpentry or plumbing is preferred, and the incumbent must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License is required.

This is a permanent full time Union position (35 hours per week) and the (2019) rate of pay is $38.38 to $40.40 per hour.  This position offers an attractive benefits package as provided within the Collective Agreement between the Regional District of Nanaimo and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 401. 

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume clearly outlining their education, experience and qualifications as it relates to this position.

Please quote Competition 2019-01 and submit via email to or fax to 250-390-4163. Applications can also be sent to the attention of Human Resources at Main Reception Administrative Building, Regional District of Nanaimo, 6300 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo, BC V9T 6N2

Applications will be accepted until 4:00 pm, on February 4, 2019

Thank you for your interest in this position- only those under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: Regional District of Nanaimo
Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Category(s): Strategic Initiatives/Planning, Community Development
Posted: January 4, 2019, 12:50 pm
Expires: February 4, 2019, 4:00 pm

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