Building Official 1

Building Official 1

02 Sep 2021
District of Columbia, Merritt 00000 Merritt USA

Building Official 1

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Job Description

The City of Merritt is seeking a Building Official I to join our team. As a Building Official I, you will check and interpret plans and specifications, compare plans with the construction in progress, suggest and enforce changes or corrections required with impartiality and sound judgement. You will work with the guidance and mentorship of the Senior Building Official as you review building and plumbing permit applications, issue licences and permits in accordance with established procedures and conduct on-site building and plumbing inspections of business and residential premises.


  • Certified Level 1 Building Official or Building Inspector courses that meet the level I requirements with the willingness tocomplete the BOABC level 1 certification.
  • Plumbing inspection certification or willingness to obtain qualification.
  • Member of the Building Officials Association of BC (BOABC) or eligible for membership.
  • Solid understanding of relevant acts and regulations including but not limited to BC’s energy step code, the Building Act and Building Act General Regulation, Building Codes, Safety Standards Act, regulations and safety standards, Local Government Act, Community Charter.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • A valid Driver's License (class 5) and satisfactory driving record.

For new hires, and for those working in designated positions of trust, including those working directly with vulnerable persons, employment is conditional on a satisfactory police information check.

Additional Information

It is an exciting time to be a part of our team!At the City of Merritt, you'll find a diverse and forward-thinking team committed to inclusive, collaborative, and innovative approaches to meet challenges, achieve our mission, and make a difference in the community.

We invite you to bring your skills, passion and expertise to join our team. We offer competitive salaries and total compensation packages, including comprehensive health and dental benefits, well-being benefits, a valuable pension plan, and meaningful work in a safe, healthy, and respectful environment.

Please apply online

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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