Manager, Building Inspection & Bylaw Enforcement

Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD)

Majestic mountains, the rugged West Coast Trail, serene lakes and one of the world’s tallest free-standing timber rail trestles all lie in the picturesque Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD). Located on Vancouver Island, the CVRD provides a wide range of local government services to a population of 80,000, located within its 4 distinct municipalities and 9 electoral areas.

Are you a team leader motivated by challenge?

Then this opportunity is for you!

Reporting to the General Manager of Land Use Services, the Manager, Building Inspection & Bylaw Enforcement oversees the administration, performance and provision of effective and efficient services related to building inspection and bylaw enforcement in a uniform manner, consistent with the regulations and policies of the division. This is an operational management position that leads, guides and supports a multi-disciplinary team in a unionized environment.

Your professional qualifications will include:
  • Degree/diploma in a related field
  • 2 years post-secondary courses in law enforcement and conflict management
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible management-level experience in the field of building inspection and bylaw enforcement ideally in a local government environment
  • Knowledge and experience interpreting and applying various legislation
  • Substantive supervisory experience in a unionized environment with proven people leadership skills
  • Current and valid BC Drivers’ License

As the ideal candidate you will have functional knowledge of modern building practices and a broad knowledge of the Local Government Act, Community Charter, regional district bylaws, court proceedings, rules of evidence, labour and WorkSafeBC regulations. You are adept at managing work teams, finances and project deadlines. You possess exemplary political acumen and verbal and written communication skills.

The Cowichan Valley Regional District offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including flextime. For a complete job description or further information on this exciting opportunity, please visit our website at

Please forward your resume in complete confidence to the Human Resources Division before 4:30 p.m. on January 5, 2018 quoting competition LUS17097-E. We can be reached by e-mail at (please use either MSWord or pdf format), or by mail at 175 Ingram Street, DUNCAN BC  V9L 1N8, or by fax at (250)746‑2522.

The Cowichan Valley Regional District would like to thank all applicants. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Manager, Building Inspection & Bylaw Enforcement Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) British Columbia

Expiry Date: 2018-01-01
Date Posted: 2017-11-10
Province: British Columbia