Building / Plumbing Official

Competition Number: 22009

Job Title: Building / Plumbing Official

Department: Building, Bylaw, Licensing and Legal Services - Inspection Services

Position Type: 2 Permanent Full Time Positions (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $39.76/hr and an excellent benefits package

Posted Date: January 13, 2022

Last Modified: March 28, 2022, 3:51 pm

Status: Open Until Filled


The Inspection Services Division is seeking experienced Building/Plumbing Officials to perform skilled office and field inspection work reviewing all types of buildings; administering the BC Building Code and enforcing municipal bylaws. The Building / Plumbing Official is responsible for plan and document examination and Building Permit processing for the construction, alteration and repair of buildings. The successful candidates will have demonstrated knowledge of the B.C. Building Code, B.C. Plumbing Code, and municipal inspection and permitting processes.

Requirements include: BOABC Level II qualification and POABC Level I qualification are mandatory; two year diploma from a technical college or university in engineering or architecture; three years of directly related experience with codes and standards in building design, preparation of construction documents and construction inspections, including plumbing systems and a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

The successful candidates will be required to work Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Important Information:

The District of Saanich has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to help keep our employees and community safe. The requirement remains in effect until April 8, 2022 after which, the policy will be suspended. It is important to know that the requirement may be reinstated and unvaccinated employees may not be able to work. In order for the District to respond to any changing vaccination requirements for staff, we request that you verify your COVID-19 vaccination status with us during your first week of employment.