Building Inspector – City of North Vancouver (North Vancouver, BC)

The City of North Vancouver
Building Inspector

  Regular Full Time

The City of North Vancouver is the urban core of the beautiful North Shore and has a long-term vision to be “The Healthiest Small City in the World”, with five key priorities to be a City for People, a Liveable City, a Vibrant City, a Connected City and a Prosperous City.

The City of North Vancouver Planning and Development Department is looking for a regular full-time Building Inspector to join their team. 

In this position, you will perform building inspectional, regulatory and enforcement work related to building construction.  Specifically, you will conduct detailed inspections of all building classification types under construction, repair or alteration to ensure compliance with Building and Zoning by-laws and the BC Building Code.  Fieldwork will involve inspecting construction to ensure that the design, materials, workmanship and safety features meet or exceed standards and conform to approved plans and specifications.  You will review construction, alteration and repair matters with contractors, property owners and other interested parties; interpret applicable by-law requirements; advise architects, engineers, owners, contractors and tradespersons of construction changes or corrections required and check that deficiencies are corrected.  You will also prepare reports on inspections and issue inspection notices when required standards have been satisfied.  You will perform plan checking tasks when required.

You must have a Carpentry TQ and/or Diploma in Building Technology or a related field with thorough knowledge of inspection, regulatory and enforcement work related to building construction and current trade practices with considerable related work experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  You must have thorough knowledge of the BC Building Code, the ability to read plans and specifications, and the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.  Prior experience in a municipal inspector’s role with experience in permitting software would be considered an asset.  A class 5 BC Driver’s License as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office and use of mobile computers (iPad) is also required.

Candidates must be BOABC Level III qualified by February 28, 2021.

You will be required to provide your own transportation in return for reimbursement according to the Vehicle Policy.

$39.56 – 46.75 per hour
(Pay Grade 26 – January 2019 rates)

Hours of Work:
The City of North Vancouver currently works on a compressed work schedule of 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, with one scheduled day off (Monday or Friday) approximately every 3-week scheduling cycle.

If you are passionate about making the City of North Vancouver an even greater place to live, work and play, apply on-line through the Career Portal at by Sunday, December 20, 2020.

Thank you for your interest in the City of North Vancouver.

Posting:  2020-0105   

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