Plan Checker

Competition Number: 22370


Job Title: Plan Checker

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

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

Salary: $34.70/hr and an excellent benefits package

Posted Date: November 25, 2022

Closing Date: December 7, 2022

Last Modified: November 25, 2022, 11:40 am

Status: Closed


The District of Saanich is one of the four core municipalities within the Capital Regional District. The community is home to 114,000 citizens and is comprised of urban, suburban and rural areas, and 12 diverse neighborhoods. Saanich is known for its progressive initiatives in the areas of Environmental Protection, Climate Change, and Community Planning.

We are looking for an experienced Plan Checker to process and check building permit applications, plans and specifications for accessory buildings and single family dwellings (including secondary suites) governed by Part 9 of the BC Building Code.  This position ensures that the proposed building designs, materials and devices comply with the BC Building Code, municipal bylaws and development permits; coordinates the processing of building permit applications through District Departments involved in review and assists with building and plumbing inspections.

Requirements include:  successful completion of the BOABC Level 1 building specialization exam and successful completion of the POABC Level 1 plumbing specialization exam; two year diploma from a technical college or university in engineering or architecture or completion of a BC Trade Qualification; two years of experience in the construction industry involving the interpretation and application of building plans and possession of a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

*As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted.*

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.


Job Description for Plan Checker