Inspector - Trades II

District of West Vancouver

Inspector - Trades II

(Replacement Temporary Full Time)


The West Vancouver Planning and Development Services Division has an immediate opening for a replacement temporary, full-time Building Inspector for approximately 12 months.  We are interested in hiring someone who is able to bring both technical and practical experience to the position.  The ideal candidate would be able to carry out inspections on buildings of varied classifications as well as the ability to carry out Part 3 building permit plan reviews is preferred.  An ability to confidently liaise with consultants, construction site personnel, and other municipal staff is essential.

The successful candidate should possess:

  • Thorough knowledge of the current BC Building Code and Municipal Zoning and related bylaws
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with particular experience interacting with the general public
  • The ability to enforce regulations with impartiality and sound judgment
  • Sound knowledge of building design and approved practices and materials used in building construction


The successful candidate will have completed a Diploma in a Building or Engineering discipline (or equivalent) and possesses experience in building construction and design, or an equivalent combination of experience, training and trade certification. Level 3 and RBO certification by the Building Officials Association of British Columbia is preferred but not required.

A valid BC Driver’s Licence and a vehicle are necessary for this position. During the assessment process, candidates will be asked to submit an acceptable Driver’s Abstract from ICBC.

The successful candidate will be required to supply a police information 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, licences and certificates required of candidates.

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

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

Rate of Pay:
$39.58 to $46.76 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. Friday March 29, 2019

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Portal at www.westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position. Please note that all candidates must apply via the Career Portal; we do not accept resumes via email or hard copy.


 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): Engineering, Building Technology/Inspection
Posted: March 14, 2019, 4:51 pm
Expires: March 29, 2019, 11:59 pm

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