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Building Inspectors 1, 2 and 3

Competition No.: 2021-218
Duration: Temporary Full Time
Salary: See Posting Details Below.
Schedule: 70 hours bi-weekly; Monday to Friday from 7:30AM - 4:15 PM (Nine-Day Fortnight)
Special Notes: Subject to Note ‘Q’ of Schedule ‘B’ of the CUPE 23 Inside Division Collective
Miscellaneous:
Last Updated: 8/30/21 8:38 AM

Description

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

The City of Burnaby is recruiting for multiple vacancies for Building Inspector 1, Building Inspector 2 and Building Inspector 3 to perform building inspectional and regulatory work to ensure compliance with the Building, Zoning and Sign by-laws and BC Building Code. These are exciting positions with ample opportunity for professional development and growth potential from one position to the next within Building Inspection. The work becomes progressively more complex and diverse between the levels with the Building Inspector 1 performing entry-level work, up to the Building Inspector 3 performing work at the full working level. A Building Inspector 1 inspects single and two family building construction. The Building Inspector 2 inspects Part 9 buildings.  The Building Inspector 3 inspects Part 3 buildings. Responsibilities for all Building Inspectors include inspecting construction projects for compliance with appropriate bylaws and codes and issuing inspection notices, advising appropriate persons and agencies of construction changes or corrections required; providing technical assistance as required; surveying fire-damaged buildings prior to repair; providing factual evidence in court; and performing related work as required.

All positions require knowledge of related bylaws, acts and regulations and the ability to interpret the same accurately; of standard practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment used in building construction; the ability to interpret and enforce regulations impartially and tactfully; to communicate effectively orally and in writing; and to maintain effective working relationships with related contacts.

Qualifications for all Building Inspectors include completion of grade 12 and graduation from an Institute of Technology with a Diploma in Building Technology or completion of a recognized carpentry trade apprenticeship. The Building Inspector 1 requires sound experience as a Plan Checker 1 or an equivalent combination of training and experience and successful completion of the BOABC Level 1 Exam (i.e. Qualification) or to be enrolled into Level 1 Building Official-in-Training Program (BOIT) and obtain qualification within 12 months. Building Inspector 2 requires sound experience as a Plan Checker 2 or Building Inspector 1 and successful completion of the BOABC Level 2 Exam (i.e. Qualification) or to be enrolled into Level 2 Building Official-in-Training Program (BOIT) and obtain qualification within 18 months. Building Inspector 3 requires considerable experience as a Building Technologist or Building Inspector 2 and successful completion of the BOABC Level 3 Exam (i.e. Qualification) or to be enrolled into Level 3 Building Official-in-Training Program (BOIT) and obtain qualification within 24 months; along with the BOABC certification, an equivalent combination of training and experience. All positions require a valid BC Driver’s Licence.

Salary:  Building Inspector 1: $5,107 – 5,320 – 5,538 – 5,771 – 6,011/Month   

             Building Inspector 2: $5,538 – 5,771 – 6,011 – 6,264 – 6,538/Month 

             Building Inspector 3: $6,538 – 6,815 – 7,098 – 7,402 – 7,725/Month 

Two positions are available. They are Temporary Full Time until December 31, 2022.

The closing date for this competition has been extended until filled.  New applications are welcome!

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.





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