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Building Inspector/By-Law Enforcement Officer(s)

Municipality of Chatham-Kent

Situated between two beautiful, fresh water lakes, Chatham-Kent is home to a rich, colourful landscape which creates a wonderful backdrop for our unique towns and welcoming communities. Our large geography, great climate and abundance of natural amenities ensure that there are activities for people of all ages and interests. Internationally known for our heritage, culture, and a variety of attractions and festivals. Chatham-Kent is an ideal location for you to live, work and play.

The Opportunity

The Municipality of Chatham-Kent is looking to you as our next Building Inspector/Bylaw Enforcement Officer with the Building Development Services Division. You will review plans and conduct inspections for residential, small buildings and on-site sewage systems to ensure compliance with the Ontario Building Code, Municipal by-laws and other applicable law. Using strong interpersonal and judgement skills, you will investigate and resolve inquiries/or complaints.

The Ideal Candidate

We are seeking a customer service minded professional with qualifications through the Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing (MMAH) in;

  • Powers and Duties of CBO
  • House
  • Small Buildings
  • Plumbing - All Buildings
  • On-site Sewage Systems

Our ideal candidate has three years of related experience in issuing permits and conducting inspections in a Municipal setting, or in the construction industry. Your knowledge is complimented by your post-secondary education in Architectural or Construction Technology (or related). Our ideal candidate will possess knowledge of building construction methods, techniques and technology, in addition to strong interpersonal, communication, organization and time management skills.


This permanent full-time position has an annual wage range of $61,565 to $77,477 (based on grade 8 of the 2016 non-union compensation plan), plus benefits following the successful completion of a 90 day probationary period. The Municipality offers a comprehensive benefit package, including long term disability and an extended health plan.

Notwithstanding the above, candidates who do not fulfill all of our requirements may be considered in a Development Status capacity. Satisfactory passing of a vulnerable sector check, and proof of qualifications will be required of any successful candidate(s) for this position.

How to Apply

Please submit our application form and your resume to the address below before 4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 21, 2017:

Municipality of Chatham-Kent
Attn. Cathy J. E. Hoffman, MPA, CHRL
Chief Human Resource Officer
Fax:  519.436.3237

315 King Street West
P.O. Box 640
Chatham ON   N7M 5K8
Email address: (preferred)

Click here for our Building Inspector posting. You will also find a media release regarding a job fair on Thursday, July 13, 2017.

The Municipality of Chatham-Kent is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fair and accessible employment practices that attract and retain talented employees. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources & Organizational Development (HROD) at 519-360-1998 or Applicant information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation and will be used strictly for the purpose of candidate selection. We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Building Inspector/By-Law Enforcement Officer(s) - Chatham-Kent ON

Expiry Date: 2017-07-21
Date Posted: 2017-06-19
Province: Ontario
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