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The City of Nanaimo is a rapidly growing community with a population of approximately 89,000.  Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, on the east coast of Vancouver Island, we are centrally located, about 1½ hours from Victoria and 2 hours from Vancouver by ferry.  With affordable housing, a university and well-developed parks, recreational, cultural and social amenities, Nanaimo is truly an extraordinary place to live.

Temporary Full-Time
Building Official

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a temporary full-time Building Official. Under the general direction of the Supervisor of Building Inspections, the Building Official reviews and processes building permit applications, ensuring that the design of proposed construction meets the requirements of applicable regulations. The Building Official also inspects ongoing construction for compliance with relevant regulations and takes action necessary to ensure all deficiencies and/or infractions are corrected.
 
Applicants must have an Interprovincial Trades Qualification in Carpentry or Plumbing or a diploma from a recognized technical institute in Building Technology and a minimum of four (4) years’ building design and construction experience.  Applicants must possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence and one of the following:
  • Level 1 Building Official - Successful completion of the Building Officials Association of BC (BOABC) Level 1 building specialization exam or successful completion of the Plumbing Officials Association of BC (POABC) Level 1 plumbing specialization exam.
  • Level 2 Building Official – BOABC Level 2 certification (i.e. successful completion of the BOABC Level 2 building specialization exam plus 2 years related experience) or POABC Level 1 certification (i.e. successful completion of the POABC Level 1 plumbing specialization exam plus 2 years related experience).
  • Level 3 Building Official – BOABC Level 3 certification (i.e. successful completion of the BOABC Level 3 building specialization exam plus 4 years related experience) or POABC Level 2 certification (i.e. successful completion of the POABC Level 2 plumbing specialization exam plus 4 years related experience). 
It is anticipated that this vacancy will be up to 4 months in duration. This is a unionized position. The rate of pay is based on level of certification:
 
Level 1 Building Official – $34.05 - $35.84 per hour
Level 2 Building Official – $36.15 - $38.05 per hour
Level 3 Building Official – $38.53 - $40.56 per hour
 
For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at www.nanaimo.ca
 
Resumes with cover letters referencing “Building Official” will be received until 4:30 pm on Friday, June 2, 2017.
 
Human Resources, City of Nanaimo
455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo BC  V9R 5J6
Fax: (250) 755-4449
Drop off in person: 2nd Floor, City Hall (455 Wallace Street)
Email:  employment.opportunities@nanaimo.ca
 
For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community,
please visit our website at www.nanaimo.ca
 
Resumes with cover letters referencing “Building Official” will be received
until 4:30 pm on Friday, June 2, 2017.
 
Human Resources
City of Nanaimo

455 Wallace Street, Nanaimo BC  V9R 5J6
Fax: (250) 755-4449
Drop off in person: 2nd Floor, City Hall (455 Wallace Street)
Email:  employment.opportunities@nanaimo.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates
selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Building Inspection
Posted: May 19, 2017, 11:56 am
Expires: June 2, 2017, 4:30 pm