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To post a job on the BOABC website, there is a fee of $400.00 plus GST. This includes the job posting, as well as a mass email that is sent out to our members advising them of the new posting. You will need to send a PDF of the job posting to info@boabc.org .



House Moving & Salvaging Program Coordinator-City of Richmond

The City of Richmond is currently looking to hire a Temporary Full-Time Program Coordinator to coordinate the implementation of the City’s House Moving and Salvaging program, which will involve relocating existing houses and salvaging building materials from demolition sites, and provide an opportunity to maximize the amount of materials that can be recycled.

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City of New Westminster- Sr.Plan Reviewer

The City of New Westminster is seeking a Senior Plan Reviewer to supervise technical work in directing the day to day plan review function of Building Services. You will plan, assign, review, coordinate and supervise the work of junior staff on matters related to the plan review function. Duties will include coordinating the activities of the plan review function with other departmental activities; developing and implementing procedures to ensure the timely and efficient processing of plans; coordinating with other civic departments to obtain required input and approvals prior to issuing building permits; performing technical plan reviews on the more complex building permit applications; non-conformance issues with external and internal staff; interpreting and explaining regulations and bylaws; reviewing applications for rezoning, development permits and subdivisions; participating in the review and evaluation for alternative solution proposals and appeals to the BC Appeal Board; organizing pre-construction meetings for the issuance of permits and drafting reports and correspondence.

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Building Inspector II – City of Parksville

This position consists of technical inspection and regulatory work involving plan checking, the issuance of plumbing, building and sign permits, inspection of structural work, plumbing and appropriate heating equipment installations in dwellings and some commercial buildings to ensure that all work done complies with applicable regulations and bylaws. Inspection, assignments are determined from notices of new construction, alterations or installations obtained on applications for permits. Considerable responsibility and independence of judgement is entailed in interpreting regulations to contractors or private builders as the Building Inspector has power to suspend construction work in the field and may be required to defend his decision as a witness in Court. Difficult problems and controversial decisions are decided by consultation with a supervisor who periodically checks the work for technical adequacy and maintenance of prescribed standards. In addition to the building inspections work, the Building Inspector responds to inquiries from the public on all matters relating to the Building Inspection Department and assists in Bylaw Enforcement, processes applications and user permits for sewer and water connections, administers business licence bylaw, assists in co-ordinating development permit applications and handles nuisance complaints. Prepare monthly building statistics and reports for various agencies. Supervision of the work of a junior employee may be required.

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Chief Building Inspector – City of Campbell River

The City of Campbell River is looking for a Chief Building Inspector to join our Community Planning and Development Services Department. You will provide leadership and direction to the Building Services staff by planning, assigning, supervising, guiding and reviewing their daily work. The role will include communicating technical matters to the general public in a manner to gain understanding and compliance. You will also perform highly skilled technical reviews and regulatory work of a complex nature.

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Senior Building/Licence Official – The City of Terrace

The City of Terrace is currently looking for a qualified applicant to fill the position of Senior Building/Licence Official with the Development Services Department. Under the direction of the Director of Development Services, the successful candidate will oversee business licencing and enforce miscellaneous bylaws within the City of Terrace.  This position also supervises and directs the Assistant Building/Licence Inspector(s) and clerical support staff. The successful candidate will possess exemplary communication skills as well as the skillset and vision to assist the community during this exciting period of economic growth and transition.

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Building Officer – Plumbing and Drainage – Palmerston North City Council

Now is your opportunity to move and work in New Zealand.
Palmerston North City Council is looking for a Plumbing and Drainage Building Officer. The lifestyle is one of affordable easy living. Beautiful homes, short commutes, and stunning scenery make Palmerston North City and Manawatu the perfect place to live. It is consistently ranked among the most affordable cities in New Zealand to live in, and has a huge range of high quality homes at very affordable prices.

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Plan Checker – CVRD

A Plan Checker is required to fill a temporary full time position (up to one year) in the Building Inspection & Bylaw Enforcement Division, Land Use Services Department at the Cowichan Valley Regional District. Reporting to the Manager, Inspections and Enforcement, the role of the Plan Checker is to support the Building Inspectors in plan checking and digitization of building files. Work involves the coordination and examination of plans and specifications accompanying applications for all types of residential permits to ensure compliance with the BC Building Code, other relevant building bylaws, and applicable enactments cited in those documents.

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Residential Plan Reviewer – City of Surrey

As a member of the Planning & Development Department’s Building Division team, the Residential Plan Reviewer will be primarily responsible for the following duties in relation to single family dwellings, duplexes, buildings, and related accessory building construction

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Supervisor – Commercial Plans Review – District of North Vancouver

Our Planning, Properties and Permits Division is looking for an experienced Supervisor – Commercial Plans Review to join the team. This is supervisory, technical and regulatory work primarily involving the examination and checking of the more complex plans and permit applications for compliance to building and zoning bylaws and related regulations; processing building permit issuances and rejections; discussing construction, alteration and repair matters with contractors, engineers, architects, homeowners and the public; interpreting requirements; and advising on required changes and/or corrections. In this role, you will act in a senior capacity leading, supervising and mentoring the Commercial Plans Reviewers to ensure that commitments are met, and that work load is distributed evenly with adequate coverage to ensure a consistent and high level of service to the public. You will also provide guidance and assistance on the more complex and challenging projects as well as preparing development and work plans for the team.

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