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

The City of North Vancouver
Building Inspector – Minor Structures

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 Planning and Development Department is looking for a regular full-time Building Inspector – Minor Structures to join their team. 

In this position you will perform building plan review, inspectional, regulatory and enforcement work related to building construction of single-family dwellings, garage/carports, and buildings regulated under Part 9 of the BC Building Code (non-complex buildings).  Specifically, you will conduct plan reviews and detailed inspections of all building classification types under Part 9 of the BC Building Code to ensure compliance with Construction Regulation and Zoning Bylaws and the BC Building Code.  Field work will involve inspecting construction to help 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 stakeholders 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 have a Diploma in Building Technology or completion of a recognized trades apprenticeship supplemented by completion of building code related courses.  You will have sound knowledge of inspection, regulatory and enforcement work related to building construction and current trade practices with considerable related work experience.  You will have sound knowledge of the BC Building Code, the ability to read plans and specifications, and the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally 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 obtain BOABC Level II qualification by February 28, 2021.

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

$34.98 – 41.29 per hour
(Pay Grade 23 – January 2019 rates)
Currently under review

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 Wednesday, November 25, 2020

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

Posting:  2020-0100

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