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Residential Building Inspector I or II

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Openings 1
Division City Of Regina
Location Name
City of Regina
Regina, Saskatchewan, CA
Date Posted Feb 12, 2019
Profession Legal and Regulatory
Experience Level(s) Not Specified
Desired Employment Status Permanent, Full Time
Education Level(s) College - Diploma
Job ID job-3788
Hourly rate
Rate per annum
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Position Summary

This job position belongs to Legal and Regulatory occupation group.  Please ensure you create or submit a resume associated with the Legal and Regulatory occupation skills matrix.

This position is primarily responsible for processing residential building permits and responding to customer inquiries related to building permit applications to ensure the effective enforcement of municipal bylaws, building codes, and related provincial statutes in order to achieve regulatory compliance. This position is responsible for the examination and evaluation of building permit applications. The Residential Building Inspector I position responsibilities do not include signing authority for final approval of inspections and work is performed under close supervision and guidance.  This position reports to the Supervisor, Permit Processing

Typical duties include: 

  • Perform the duties of the Permit desk including receiving and issuing building permits, responding to customer inquiries and ensuring all information is accurate and in compliance with City policies and procedures.
  • Provide technical advice and interpretation of building and zoning bylaws and regulations for the general public, contractors, property managers and various City departments on matters relating to the effective compliance of building and zoning procedures and regulations for residential construction.
  • Liaises with the Legal Department and prepares prosecutions if unable to obtain voluntary compliance, including attending court as a witness, to ensure that outstanding code and bylaw violations are resolved.
  • Prepare complex correspondence and statistical reports pertaining to permit applications and violations ensuring file information is organized and thorough.
  • Perform related duties as required.

Candidates will be screened on the following criteria:

*** To be considered for this position you must clearly identify your qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities and where you obtained them in your application/resume. ***

  • Demonstrated knowledge of related regulations and assigned civic bylaws, building codes as well as relevant sections of applicable provincial statutes.
  • Knowledge of the standard procedures and practices of surveying and the ability to interpret and apply surveyor’s data and field notes.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships and facilitate dialogue and communication with a variety of stakeholders such as fellow employees, City Administration and Council, contractors, business and industry, government agencies and the general public.
  • Ability to interpret and enforce civic bylaws, building codes and relevant sections of applicable provincial statutes ensuring consistency, accuracy and impartiality in application.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and concepts effectively in oral and written form to a variety of audiences including, written reports and one-on-one dialogue.
  • Ability to work with considerable independence demonstrating sound decision making, time management and organizational skills, problem analysis, conflict resolution and mediation skills.
  • Ability to interpret building construction plans, sketches, blueprints and specifications.
  • Ability to use windows-based computer software programs such as word processing, spreadsheets and email.

Residential Building Inspector I (RBI I):

Education and Experience:

  • Typically the knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position are obtained through successful completion of a two (2) year diploma in Architectural Technology, Engineering or Building Construction Technology or educational equivalent, combined with two (2) years related experience working in a building construction or inspection environment.
  • Must possess a Certificate of Achievement stating successful completion of the Building Code Training for Canadians – 1995.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have available the use of a vehicle (a travel allowance is provided).

Residential Building Inspector II (RBI II):

Education and Experience:

  • Typically the knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position are obtained through successful completion of a two (2) year diploma in Architectural technology, Engineering or Building Construction Technology or educational equivalent, combined with three (3) years related experience working in a building construction or inspection environment.
  • Must possess a Building Officials Class 1 License as set out in the requirements of the Saskatchewan Building and Accessibility Standards Administration Regulations.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have available the use of a vehicle (a travel allowance is provided).

*Note:

  • Depending on qualifications, the successful candidate will be hired as either a RBI I or II
  • Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Candidates selected for interview will be required to provide proof of acquired education
  • In accordance with the City of Regina Criminal Record Check Policy, the position requires that the successful candidate provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment.

Division: City Planning & Community Development
Department: Planning & Development Services
Salary Grade: CUPLE Local 7: Pay Class 10 - RBI I or Pay Class 12 - RBI II
Salary: RBI I: $24.39 - $31.17/hour; or RBI II: $27.70 - $35.36/hour

The City of Regina values diversity in our workforce and encourages applications from all qualified Employment Equity candidates.


We will contact applicants we wish to consider within six weeks of the competition closing date. All applicants are thanked for their interest.

Applications are being accepted until February 24, 2019
 

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