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Building Inspector 1

Surrey, BC
Full Time
4 days ago

As one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, City of Surrey is a globally recognized leader in building vibrant, sustainable communities through technology and innovation. City of Surrey employees are talented innovators, inspired by meaningful work and the opportunity to drive our city-and their careers-forward. Build a City. Build a Future at the City of Surrey.

Employment Status

Union - CUPE Local 402 - Regular Full-Time


The Planning and Development Department is looking to add a Building Inspector 1 to its team! This position is responsible for inspection and regulatory work involving inspecting and checking buildings and on-site requirements for compliance to the design, materials, workmanship and safety devices with relevant by-laws, regulations and codes.


  • Coordinating daily inspection schedules with other inspectors
  • Reading and interpreting building plans
  • Writing reports and correspondence on issues including but not limited to inspections, complaints and investigations
  • The position requires superior communication skills, both verbal and written, to convey information to the public, professionals and other staff. Computer literacy and excellent interpersonal skills are required.


  • Completed Grade 12 supplemented by a post-secondary diploma or certificate in Building Technology or related discipline.
  • At least three years' experience in building trades.
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience will be considered.
  • Technical achievement of the Level I Certificate from the Building Officials Association of BC
  • A valid BC Driver's License with access to a personal vehicle for business purposes.

Conditions of Employment

This position requires completion of a Police Information Check.

Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Closing Date

This job will be posted until October 24, 2019.

Our Values

Integrity - Service - Teamwork - Innovation - Community

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