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Building Inspector - Temporary Full-Time
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

August 31, 2020
at 11:59 PM
Job ID: 20-U081 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Job Description:
Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 135,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a temporary full-time Building Inspector (from approx. September 14, 2020 to September 13, 2021) to join our team of professionals in the Community Development Division, Permit, Licence and Inspection Services Department. Reporting to the Manager, Permit, Licence and Inspection Services, in this unionized position you will be responsible for performing regulatory work including inspections of ongoing construction and property to ensure conformance to bylaws, codes and standards.

• Inspect residential, commercial, industrial and institutional structures at various stages of construction
• Examine and review building plans, drawings and applicable documentation to ensure adequacy and conformance to bylaws, building and plumbing codes and standards
• Approve or reject work inspected and enforce changes and corrections as required
• Issue permits for all types of construction and structures where compliance with Township Bylaws, applicable codes and regulations have been met
• Provide input and retrieval of information from our computer system for the issuance of permits and the performance of inspections

• Graduation from a technical institute diploma program in Building Technology or a related subject; or completion of a recognized trades apprenticeship plus completion of code related courses supplemented by certification as a Building Official 1 (BOABC) and considerable related experience in municipal plan checking and/or the building construction industry; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
• Thorough knowledge of the B.C. Building Code, Plumbing Code, Municipal Bylaws and construction practices, policies and procedures
• Ability to interpret plans, specifications and related material and communicate effectively to provide the required information to the public, professionals and other staff
• Computer literacy and excellent interpersonal skills are essential in this role
• Certification as a Building Official Level 2 or 3 and Plumbing Official Level 1 will be considered an asset

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications/licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered. Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:

• BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must include with your application a current Personal Driving Record (select the 5 year option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date. To obtain a copy of your Personal Driving Record, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Please note that a copy of your Driver’s Licence and the Drivers Factor Report will not be accepted.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $40.35 – $47.69 per hour (5 steps, 2020 rates) plus 13% in lieu of benefits. The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

Internal closing date for this competition: August 25, 2020
External closing date for this competition: August 31, 2020

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Web Address:
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
Opening Date: August 17, 2020 08:30 AM
Closing Date: August 31, 2020 11:59 PM