Building Official 3 – City of Port Moody (Port Moody, BC)

Building Official 3

Job order – J0121-1469 – Regular Full-Time
Title Building Official 3
Category Building, Bylaw & Licensing
City Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada

Job Description Building Official 3

The Building Official 3 will review, evaluate, and determine suitability of constructions projects for compliance with applicable legislation and expected levels of life safety for all alterations and new construction for all building types under Part 3 and Part 9 of the BC Building Code, including but not limited to condos, townhouses, industrial, high rises, and commercial mixed use buildings. This position will review building permit applications, perform inspections, and mentor Building Division staff with assigned inspections or projects.

The City of Port Moody is seeking a Building Official 3 to perform inspections, review plans, mentor and coach other inspectors, interpret code and standards, and provide technical knowledge and expertise during the building permit process.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Completion of a Trades certificate (recognized four year trades apprenticeship) or Building / Construction Technology diploma 
  • Level 1, 2, and 3 Building Certification as well as Level 1 and 2 Plumbing Certification with BOABC 
  • Minimum five years of experience as a Municipal Building Official 
  • Registered Building Official (RBO), Registered Architect with AIBC, or Professional Engineer with EGBC 
  • Experience with a variety of construction types such as wood frame, concrete and steel, structural steel frame, or masonry 
  • Knowledge of sprinkler, fire alarm, HVAC, and electrical systems 
  • Strong independent judgement and creative decision-making skills 
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills 
  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License and access to a vehicle


Please note that employment with the City of Port Moody is subject to receipt of a satisfactory police information check and a satisfactory driver’s abstract.  Successful candidate must have own vehicle available for all shifts.

The City of Port Moody strives to be an employer of choice and offers an excellent benefit package as well as professional development opportunities.

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