Building / Plumbing Official 1 or Building / Plumbing Official 2 – District of Saanich

27 June 2023

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DISTRICT OF SAANICH
LEGISLATIVE & PROTECTIVE SERVICES
INSPECTION SERVICES

BUILDING / PLUMBING OFFICIAL 1 or
BUILDING / PLUMBING OFFICIAL 2

One Permanent Full Time Position
 
The District of Saanich is the largest municipality in beautiful Greater Victoria, blending both the urban and rural environment and home to approximately 117,000 citizens.  Employing more than 1,500 members, our greatest asset is a high performing workforce. We provide a collaborative, dynamic and progressive work environment that consistently attracts top-quality people, enables them to perform at their best and grow their skills. Our competitive wages, excellent benefits package, generous pension plan, flexible work program (willing to consider part-time work for this position), supporting and inclusive work environment and progressive initiatives make the District of Saanich a highly desirable place to invest your talent.
 
The Inspection Services Division is seeking an experienced Building / Plumbing Official to perform skilled office and field inspection work reviewing all types of buildings; administering the BC Building Code and enforcing municipal bylaws. The Building / Plumbing Official is responsible for plan and document examination and Building Permit processing for the construction, alteration, and repair of buildings. The successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge of the B.C. Building Code, B.C. Plumbing Code, and municipal inspection and permitting processes.
 
Requirements for the Building / Plumbing Official I: BOABC Level I qualification and POABC Level I qualification are required; diploma from a technical college or university in engineering or architecture; three years of directly related experience with codes and standards in building design, preparation of construction documents and construction inspections, including plumbing systems, and a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.
 
Requirements for the Building / Plumbing Official II: BOABC Level II certification and POABC Level I certification are mandatory; diploma from a technical college or university in engineering or architecture; six years of directly related experience with codes and standards in building design, preparation of construction documents and construction inspections, including plumbing systems, and a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.
 
The successful candidate will be required to work Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
 
These are C.U.P.E. Local 2011 positions, the Building / Plumbing Official 1 with a wage of $42.96 and the Building / Plumbing Official 2 with a wage of $47.74, and an excellent benefits package. Job description and competition information can be found at www.saanich.ca.  Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18, 2023, quoting competition 23219 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7. Although we thank all applicants for applying, only those under consideration will be contacted.
 
The District of Saanich is recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers for 2023. As an equitable and inclusive employer, we value diversity of people to best represent the community we serve and provide excellent services to our citizens. We strive to attract and retain passionate and talented individuals of all backgrounds, demographics, and life experiences.  If you require any adjustments to enable participation at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact in confidence accessibilityHR@saanich.ca. Although we thank all applicants for applying, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.