The Corporation of the City of North Vancouver
Plan Checker I
The City of North Vancouver is the urban core of the beautiful North Shore and has a long-term vision to be “The Healthiest Small City in the World”, with five key priorities to be a City for People, a Liveable City, a Vibrant City, a Connected City and a Prosperous City.
The Planning and Development Department is looking for a regular full-time Plan Checker 1 to join their team.
You will be responsible for the plan review of commercial, industrial, residential, and other complex buildings to ensure compliance with the provincial building code and municipal regulations/bylaws. You will provide information, interpretation and assistance to home owners, contractors and the general public on permit applications, by-law requirements, related regulations and codes and will discuss plans, proposed projects and non-conformance issues to clarify problem areas and work to resolution. In addition, you may inspect the attachment of signs and building canopies to ensure sign bylaw compliance as well as carry out plan reviews in support of other development applications in the City.
You will hold a Diploma of Technology in Building, plus have considerable related experience in municipal plan checking and/or in the building construction industry, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. You will have strong customer service and communication skills, effective problem solving skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across a variety of stakeholders. Strong knowledge of related bylaws, acts, and regulations; the ability to read plans, surveys, and related material and a Class 5 B.C. Driver’s License are also required. Computer literacy in MS Office as well as electronic permit processing software will be considered a strong asset.
Candidates will need to be BOABC Level III “Qualified” for Building Officials on or before February 28, 2021 in order to review plans within the scope of work for this position.
$36.45 to 43.04 per hour
(Pay Grade 24– January 2019 rates)
Hours of Work:
The City of North Vancouver currently works on a compressed work schedule of 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, with one scheduled day off (Monday or Friday) approximately every 3-week scheduling cycle.
If you are passionate about making the City of North Vancouver an even greater place to live, work and play, apply on-line through the Career Portal at www.cnv.org by January 23, 2020.
Thank you for your interest in the City of North Vancouver.