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Building Officials Nelson & Creston – Regional District of Central Kootenay

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is expanding the Building team! We are accepting applications for 2 new permanent, full time positions in Nelson, BC (Level 2 and 3) and 1 new permanent, full time position in Creston, BC (Level 2). The new positions have been added to meet the increased demand that comes with economic growth within our communities and will strengthen the Building team’s ability to deliver consistent, professional services to its residents. Joining our established team, the new Building Officials will be responsible for efficient end-to-end permitting and inspections services in line with their level of certification within a set geographical area. Current Level 1 Building Officials with current work experience who are interested in advancing their skills are also encouraged to apply.

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Closing date – 10:00 PM Monday January 1, 2018



Building Inspector 3 – City of Burnaby

This is building inspectional and regulatory work at the full working level. An employee of this class inspects large or complex residential, commercial and industrial construction, repairs or alterations to ensure compliance with Building and Zoning by-laws and the BC Building Code. Field work involves inspecting construction to ensure that design, material, workmanship and safety features meet or exceed standards and conform to approved plans and specifications. Discusses construction, alteration and repair matters with contractors, property owners and other interested parties; interprets applicable by-law requirements; advises architects, engineers, owners, contractors and tradespersons of construction changes or corrections required and checks to ensure that deficiencies are corrected; renders technical assistance as required. Surveys fire-damaged buildings prior to repair. Prepares reports on inspections and issues inspection notices when required standards have been satisfied. Ensures that builder has obtained all necessary service and utility inspections and clearances before passing building for framing and occupancy. Other duties include assisting in training of subordinate Building Inspectors, performing plan checking tasks on a temporary basis. Gives factual evidence in court and performs related work as required.

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Closing Date: Monday December 18, 2017




Chief Administrator Officer – Building Officials Association of BC **EXTENDED CLOSE DATE

The Building Officials’ Association of B.C. (BOABC) has over 700 members who primarily represent local government Building and Plumbing Officials and those involved in building design, construction, testing and research.

BOABC has grown since 1954 from 24 members situated largely in the Greater Vancouver area to seven geographic zones across British Columbia and the Yukon Territory. BOABC fulfills much the same objectives as originally proposed; consistent Code interpretation; a forum for discussion; education, standards of Code knowledge and since 1981, a technical certification program for our membership.

In addition to leading BOABC’s regular business operations, the Chief Administrator Officer will manage significant change in the transition to the BOABC’s new role as the administrative authority responsible for qualifying members under British Columbia’s new Building Act.  With direction from BOABC’s Executive Committee, the Chief Administrator Officer will assist members with training, certification and qualification, and work in partnership with the Provincial Government according to the terms of the Administrative Agreement to promote building officials’ competency.  He/She will represent the BOABC when promoting the building official profession through strategic partnerships and alliances, and will support the members’ interests in meeting the new qualification requirements.

Under the Building Act Administrative Regulation, the BOABC is delegated responsibility for the administration of building officials, the register, and monetary penalties.  At the Minister’s discretion, the Province may designate the BOABC’s Chief Administrator Officer as the registrar of qualified building officials under the Building Act, subject to suitability.

* All applications should be directed to the attention of by December 29th, 2017

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