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Building Inspector Employer: MLA Plannning Region Location: Dauphin, MB Application Deadline: TBD

Job Description:

The MLA Planning Region provides service to the Municipality of McCreary, RM of Lakeshore, RM of Dauphin, Mossey River Municipality, Municipality of Ethelbert, Municipality of Gilbert Plains, and Grandview Municipality.

The ideal candidate will have experience in the review of building plans and will have the ability to provide detailed reports. This position requires the candidate to perform initial and ongoing construction inspections to ensure compliance with building by-laws, codes, standards/regulations and by-laws pertaining to building safety and property standards. The building inspector is responsible for issuing building, plumbing, occupancy, relocation, and demolition permits. The successful candidate will have a strong ability to work with minimal supervision and will be required to utilize professional judgement to assess situations.

The incumbent will be required to develop a thorough understanding of Municipal development plans and zoning by-laws and will meet regularly with the public to assist them in understanding the requirements. Additionally, they will receive, review and issue development permits and assist in the application for variation orders, conditional use orders and bylaw amendments.

We work in an exciting, fast-paced environment and the successful candidate will possess the following:
• Excellent organizational and time management skills.
• Ability to communicate respectfully and in an approachable, friendly manner.
• Comfortable working with computers and have a demonstrated proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of programs, including Excel.
• Ability to work independently and show initiative, as well as part of a team.
• Post-secondary education in a related field, or a combination of a minimum of 3 years relevant training and experience.
• Well-developed problem-solving skills and enjoys working through complex situations to identify the appropriate course of action.
• An extensive knowledge of building design, approved practices and materials used in building construction.
• A valid class 5 Province of Manitoba driver’s licence and a reliable vehicle is required for the position.
• Further professional development will be offered to ensure your success.

Our comprehensive benefits package includes a defined benefit pension program, paid sick and bereavement leave, and a health and dental plan. We offer a competitive salary range of $80,000.00 to $100,000.00, negotiated based on experience and qualifications.

This position is available immediately and the successful candidate will have time to train alongside our current Building Inspector.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, wage expectation and a minimum of three professional references to:
MLA Planning Region
P.O. Box 574
Dauphin, MB, R7N 2V4
Phone: (204) 638-4531

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Direct Applications To:

As mentioned above

Application Deadline: Open until filled