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Building Inspector III

Peace River Regional District

Join the Peace River Regional District team in the mighty Peace Region of northeastern BC – world renowned for our friendly people, spectacular outdoor recreation and linkages to the Yukon and Alaska. The Peace River Regional District includes four electoral areas and seven member municipalities, with a total population of approximately 66,000, covering a vast 120,000 square kilometers.

Position Description:

In response to the recent activation of provincial certification requirements, the Regional District is seeking a qualified individual, to perform the responsibilities of Building Inspector III to provide services for six member municipalities of the Peace River Regional District. Working from the Dawson Creek office and reporting to the General Manager of Development Services, the Building Inspector III will provide code review, inspection services and support for the municipalities of Dawson Creek, Pouce Coupe, Chetwynd, Tumbler Ridge, Hudson’s Hope and Taylor. The Building Inspector III will also work with the current building inspectors of Dawson Creek and the Peace River Regional District. This work is being done under a five year contract for service between the Regional District and the participating municipalities with the potential for renewal.

  • The ideal candidate will have a Level III Certification from the Building Officials Association of BC and three years of field experience working for local government at a Level III capacity.
  • Additional preferred qualifications include: Level 1 Plumbing certification; WETT certification and 3 years of supervisory experience.
  • The successful candidate will also have extensive knowledge of all phases and types of modern construction practices, methods, materials and equipment as well as knowledge and experience of BC local government legislation and bylaws, construction standards and regulations.
  • The applicant will be asked to provide a criminal record check and a Class 5, BC Driver’s License abstract.

Compensation: This is a full-time union position with a competitive wage and benefit package pursuant to the collective agreement.

How to Apply:

A detailed job description is available at This position will be posted until filled. Qualified applicants are requested to forward their resume, cover letter and at least three references, “in confidence” to:

Peace River Regional District
Attention: Ronda Wilkins, Executive Assistant
PO Box 810,
Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4H8
Telephone: (250) 784-3207
Confidential Fax: (250) 784-3220

.We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted

Building Inspector III Peace River Regional District British Columbia

Expiry Date: 2017-06-20
Date Posted: 2017-04-20
Province: British Columbia
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