Plan Checker – District of Squamish

29 June 2023

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The District of Squamish is located in the unceded traditional territory of the Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation). We offer gratitude to the Skwxwú7mesh People who have lived on these lands since time immemorial.

Plan Checker

Temporary Full-Time
(Anticipated end date January 4, 2024)

We are seeking a highly motivated Plan Checker to join our Community Planning team on a temporary full- time basis! This position involves performing technical and administrative work in addition to providing information services to the public on Building & Plumbing Code requirements. 
Key Responsibilities include:

  • Providing pre-application processing advice to customers based on applicable provincial legislation and District policy.
  • Providing information to clients regarding appropriate building code, sign permits, business licenses and other information related to development and other Community Services applications.
  • Communicating design and construction deficiencies to architects, engineers, designers and project managers and ensuring steps are taken to correct such items.
  • Inspecting work in progress at intervals sufficient to ensure work is done in compliance with the approved design.
  • And so much more!

Who you are: You possess a Diploma in Civil and Structural Engineering Technology or other relevant discipline from a recognized educational institution and the ability to obtain BC Building Inspectors Level 1 Certifications (BOABC). You’ve also worked for at least two years in the building construction industry, and you have gained knowledge in all things related to building bylaws, development processes and Community Planning applications.

Who we are:  The District of Squamish is a progressive and growing community. Our friendly, small-town setting, spectacular natural environment, thriving arts, culture and heritage scene and world-class recreational opportunities offer an incredible live-work-play lifestyle that few places can beat.  
We are a team of fun-loving yet highly dedicated and hardworking professionals who are committed to continuous learning, improvement, and excellence in service to our citizens – and so is our ideal candidate.

Think you would be the perfect fit? Then come and Deliver Outstanding Service at the District of Squamish! On top of our hourly rate of $37.68, this position is also eligible for 4% statutory pay and 5% vacation pay. In addition, this position is eligible for 12% in lieu of benefits for the duration of this assignment (455 hours completed).

We can’t wait to hear from you!  A complete job advertisement can be viewed at: 

Please submit your cover letter and resume quoting competition #23-77 to:
Human Resources
District of Squamish
37955 Second Avenue, P.O. Box 310,
Squamish, BC  V8B 0A3
Application deadline:  until filled
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 We thank all applicants for applying.