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Building Department Positions (Full-Time Appointments)
Municipality: Fraser Valley Regional District This posting closed on

February 4, 2019
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 2019-04 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Building
Job Description: We are the third largest regional district in BC and deliver over 100 services to six municipalities and eight electoral areas. Our region covers more than 13,000 km2 stretching from Hatzic Prairie to Boston Bar. In short, we have a little bit of everything. If you enjoy a job that offers a lot of variety, and the opportunity to work both indoors and outdoors, then you should check us out.

We are inviting applications from qualified building officials that can do everything “from soup to nuts.” Depending on your qualifications, you could fill the positions of Building Plans Reviewer/Permit Coordinator; Building Inspector/Plan Checker; Building Inspector; and Building Inspector II/Facilities Coordinator.
Duties: A typical week at the FVRD, depending on your position, could see you helping residents start the building process by reviewing plans and drawings; providing residents with information on the steps required to get a building permit; providing technical advice and information to assist developers; builders; governmental agencies and the public on construction requirements; reviewing building plans and permits; issuing building permits; performing on site building inspections; working with our bylaw enforcement staff to issue violation tickets; working with the Planning Department on various files; coordinating maintenance and repairs of our FVRD Chilliwack and Deroche offices; facilitating, reviewing and updating building bylaws and procedures; and preparing reports for our senior management staff.

We offer a positive, supportive, team-based work environment with an emphasis on collaboration. We believe in lifelong learning and are committed to providing and supporting training and professional development opportunities for our staff. If you have a positive, can-do attitude and a keen sense of humour, you will fit right in. Bring your positive energy, ambition and desire to learn, and we’ll take care of the rest.
Educational Requirements: The ideal candidates will be a qualified Level One to a certified Level Three from the Building Officials Association of British Columbia; have experience in building inspection and working in the construction industry; and have sound knowledge of the B.C. Building Code and other related bylaws, acts, standards and regulations pertaining to the construction industry, and preferably, up-to-date knowledge of the decisions of the Building Code Appeal Board.
Salary: The wage range for these positions is provided below. These positions are subject to a six month probationary period. After successful completion of the probationary period, the candidate(s) will move to the Job Rate for the position. All positions come with a comprehensive benefits package.

Building Plans Reviewer/Permit Coordinator: $31.59 to $37.16
Building Inspector/Plan Checker: $32.63 to $38.39
Building Inspector: $33.68 to $39.62
Building Inspector II/Facilities Coordinator: $35.39 to $41.63

Please note that the wage rates for these positions are under review as we are currently updating our wage structure to reflect the newly required certifications for the Building Inspection positions.
Additional Information: The FVRD offers a great place to work and live with a mix of rural and urban lifestyles along with an abundance of recreational and cultural opportunities. For more information about the FVRD, please visit our website at

If this opportunity excites you, and you want to contribute to a positive work environment, we want to hear from you. Please submit your resume, along with a cover letter, indicating how you meet the qualifications. Please quote Competition #2019-04 and send, in confidence, by 4:30 p.m. on February 4, 2019, to: or mail to:
Human Resources Department
Fraser Valley Regional District
45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC V2P 1N6

Or fax confidentially to: 604-702-5461

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
Web Address:
Address: 45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC
V2P 1N6
Opening Date: January 16, 2019 08:30 AM
Closing Date: February 4, 2019 04:30 PM