Permits Clerks

(Replacement Temporary Full-Time, Internal Posting)


The District of West Vancouver Permits & Inspections Department has an immediate opening for a skilled, motivated and service-focused individual to join our team as a replacement temporary full-time Permits Clerk for approximately 12 months. This position will be responsible for:

  • receiving, classifying and processing permit applications;
  • providing detailed and accurate information to the public pertaining to building/trade permit applications;
  • answering phones and emails and directing the public to appropriate District personnel;
  • maintaining files and records related to the work;
  • reviewing building permit application drawings and documentation for completeness; and,
  • performing other related duties as required.


The preferred candidate will possess: Excellent customer service skills and experience preferably in public sector environment. Extensive experience and/or training in computer, word processing and data base maintenance.  Sufficient physical strength to lift and maneuver large planning documents. The successful candidate has completed: Grade 12, supplemented by post-secondary courses/certificates in office administration.  Course work in building or engineering technologies, the ability to read architectural plans, knowledge of bylaws and regulations such as zoning, and/or building regulations, proficiency in Prospero Land or equivalent electronic permit tracking system and familiarity of building permits processes and construction terms/stages would be considered an asset. The successful candidate will be required to supply an acceptable criminal record check and a copy of their credentials.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licenses and certificates required of candidates.  

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licences and certificates required of candidates.

Position Status:
WVMEA (Union) – Replacement Temporary Full-Time

Hours of Work:
35 hours per week (hours and days of work may vary)

Rate of Pay:
$27.43 to $32.26 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. Thursday March 21, 2019

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position. OR Please click the Apply Now button below to apply for this position.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.


Organization: District of West Vancouver
Location: West Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Customer Services, Permits & Licences
Posted: March 14, 2019, 4:40 pm
Expires: March 21, 2019, 11:59 pm

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