Building Inspector – City of North Vancouver

17 July 2023

Apply for this job

Email *

Job Description

  • Anywhere


City of North Vancouver

Building Inspector

Temporary 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 temporary full-time Building Inspector to join their team for approximately 2 years.
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 bylaw 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.
Along with possessing a post-secondary diploma in Building Technology, you will be BOABC Level III “Qualified” for Building Officials, or enrolled in the Building Official-in-Training Program (BOIT) and on target to be Level III “Qualified” within a required timeline. Ideally you have 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. A class 5 BC Driver’s License and as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office and use of mobile computers (iPad) will be required. Prior experience in a municipal inspector’s role with experience in permitting software would be considered an asset. 
You will be required to provide your own transportation in return for reimbursement according to the Vehicle Policy.
For temporary full-time positions of eight (8) months or longer, a City employee who is successful on the posting will have the right to revert to their former position.
$41.16 – $48.64 per hour + benefits
(Pay Grade 26 – January 2021 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 Friday, August 4, 2023.
Thank you for your interest in the City of North Vancouver.
Posting: 2023-0128