Building Code Enforcement Inspector - Temporary Full Time
Reporting to the Chief Building Official (CBO), the Building Code Enforcement Inspector is responsible for the administration and enforcement of provincial statutes and regulations applying to properties, including buildings, structures and their occupancy under their areas of responsibility, including but not limited to the Building Code Act, and the Building Code.
What you’ll do
- Follow up on existing dormant permits and lapsed orders for the purpose of obtaining compliance and closing files.
- Write and issue orders as appropriate when a contravention is found and follow up as may be necessary. Report findings to the Chief Building Official for review and direction.
- Respond to complaints and inspect properties to ensure their use and condition is in conformity with applicable statutes, regulations and by-laws.
- Interpret and explain procedures of inspections and give verbal and written approvals for various stages of construction as completed.
- Consult with permit applicants and the public with respect to the requirements of the Building Code
- Prepare and maintain accurate investigation and enforcement related reports for future possible court action.
- Initiate legal action through laying of charges including the swearing of information, service of summons and testifying in court as required.
- Prepare and submit reports to the Chief Building Official.
- Prepare and maintain data and records, both written and electronic, concerning all investigations, inspections, plan examinations and enforcement activities in a clear and concise manner consistent with the requirements of pertinent legislation, regulations and by-laws of the Corporation.
- Other duties as assigned.
What you’ll bring
- Two (2) year program in architectural or engineering technology from an accredited college of applied arts and technology or acceptable equivalent
- Provincial Certification of Qualification in Code Proficiency
- Certified Building Code Official (CBCO) status from the Ontario Building Officials Association
- Current membership in good standing with the Ontario Building Official Association
- Five (5) years’ experience in building construction field
- Five (5) years’ experience in municipal building code enforcement
- Knowledge and ability to interpret Codes, By-laws and working (construction) drawings, with an excellent understanding of the Building Code Act, Ontario Building Code, Ontario Fire Code and municipal by-laws
- Ability to resolve complex problems related to inspections
- Intermediate skills Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel) and building permit related software (preferably CityView)
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff, stakeholders and the general public
Valid Class G driver’s license and access to reliable transportation required