Assistant Chief Building Inspector – City of Burnaby

As the third largest City in British Columbia, the City of Burnaby is committed to creating and sustaining the best quality of life for our entire community. As a City, we provide facilities and services that support a safe, connected, inclusive, healthy and dynamic community. With this in mind, comes great responsibility – we seek likeminded individuals who are passionate about the community, work with integrity and respect, and are innovative when it comes to the work and services Burnaby provides to our citizens.
The City of Burnaby is actively recruiting two Assistant Chief Building Inspectors for our Planning and Building Department. As a key member of the Building Division’s senior leadership team, you will have the opportunity to grow your skill set across a multitude of departmental areas such as Business Process Initiatives, Plan Checking, Customer Service, Inspections and Bylaw Enforcement. This position ensures consistent enforcement of applicable statues and acts as a technical resource in the area of building regulations. The Assistant Chief Building Inspector also supervises and leads a staff team. This is an exciting opportunity to secure a role in a leadership capacity which will allow you to master all facets of the Building Division.

Qualifications include
university graduation in Engineering or Architecture supplemented by courses in fire protection systems as well as senior management experience relating to the construction industry in a fast paced, technically diverse and challenging customer service environment. The ACBI role requires considerable knowledge of: BC Building Code and the National Fire Protection Association standards; building construction techniques including building, electrical, plumbing and gas, for all types of buildings; principles of structural, geotechnical, mechanical and electrical engineering; rules, regulations and policies governing departmental operations and the work performed. This role requires the ability to: solve complex technical problems, plan, organize, direct and evaluate the work of a diversified group of subordinates, perform research tasks; analyze technical data; prepare comprehensive technical reports and recommendations related to the work, communicate effectively orally and in writing, be innovative and adaptive to changing conditions. Membership in the Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC) or Architectural Institute of BC (AIBC). Building Officials Association of British Columbia (BOABC) Level 3 Qualification or registration as a Certified Professional is preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Also required is a Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia.
A career in municipal service lets you work at enhancing lives — starting with your own. This role offers growth opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits package, and the perks that come with working for a City that truly values its employees. If you have the right combination of teamwork and independent initiative, then this may be the job for you.
Hours of work: 80 hours bi-weekly; 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM with a nine-day fortnight schedule.

Two positions are available.
This posting will remain open until filled.
Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.
Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Building Technology/Inspection
Posted: December 31, 2020, 9:16 am
Expires: January 30, 2021, 11:59 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree
Job Experience: 5 years or more