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Building Inspector - Regular Full-Time
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

September 26, 2019
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 19-U119 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Permit, Licence and Inspection Services
Job Description: Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 123,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a Regular Full-Time Building Inspector to join our team of professionals in the Community Development Division, Permit, Licence and Inspection Services Department.

Reporting to the Manager, Permits Licensing and Inspection Services, you will be responsible in this unionized position for performing regulatory work including inspections of ongoing construction and property to ensure conformance to bylaws, codes and standards; examining and reviewing building plans, drawings and applicable documentation to ensure adequacy and conformance to bylaws, codes and standards. You will also take the necessary action to ensure all deficiencies and/or requirements are corrected. The work involves the input and retrieval of information from our computer system for the issuing of permits and the performance of inspections.

Your education will include graduation from a technical institute diploma program in Building Technology or a related subject; or completion of a recognized trade’s apprenticeship plus completion of code related courses; supplemented by certification as a Building Official 1 (BOABC); and considerable related experience in inspection / municipal plan reviewing / or the building construction industry; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A minimum of one-year experience in plumbing inspections would be an asset in this position. Certification as a Building Official level 2 or 3 and Plumbing Official Level 1 would also be an asset. Thorough knowledge of the B.C. Building Code, Plumbing Code, and Municipal Bylaws, construction practices, policies and procedures is necessary, as well as superior communication skills, to convey necessary information to the public, professionals, and other staff. Computer literacy and excellent interpersonal skills are essential. Building Official Level 2 or 3 (BOABC) is preferred.

A valid BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside is required. A current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5-year option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below must be uploaded with your application in order to be considered for this opportunity and in order for your application to be complete. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Applications without an attached Driver’s Abstract will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered. Please have this ready to upload when you apply.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $39.56 - $46.75 per hour (5 steps, 2019 rates), plus benefits. The hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm Thursday, September 26, 2019.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Web Address:
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
Opening Date: September 5, 2019 08:30 AM
Closing Date: September 26, 2019 04:30 PM