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Current job postings

Please submit all job applications to Human Resources by the application deadline included with the specific job posting. We thank all applicants that apply. We'll only contact you if you're selected for an interview.

Building Inspector

The Building Inspector will be responsible for working in accordance with the statutory requirements to enforce Provincial Statutes and Regulations of the Ontario Building Code, Building Code Act, and other corporate policy as they apply to buildings and structures. Compensation for this position is $36.25 to $42.40 (2021 rates) per hour, for 35 hours per week. This is full time position with a comprehensive benefits package.

Closing date

The closing date for this job posting is December 14, 2021. 

Duties

As the Building Inspector for the Township of Severn, you'll have the following duties:

  • Responsible for plan examination submitted with building permit applications to ensure compliance with the Ontario Building Code and relevant Municipal by-laws, as directed by the Chief Building Official.

  • Conduct site inspections of buildings and structures at various stages of construction to ensure compliance with approved drawings, plans and specifications and relevant Municipal by-laws, and reports all unsafe conditions to the Chief Building Official.

  • Organize and maintain personal records, office records and evidentiary records sufficient to the requirements of the department and court appearances, to enable prosecution proceedings under the Ontario Building Code Act and the Provincial Offences Act.

  • Organize and maintain personal records, office records and evidentiary records sufficient to the requirements of the department and court appearances, to enable prosecution proceedings under the Ontario Building Code Act, and the Provincial Offences Act.

  • Respond to written, telephone and counter inquiries from the public concerning the Ontario Building Code.

  • Conduct septic inspections pursuant to the Ontario Building Code and Ontario Building Code Act.

  • Conduct lot grading inspections for single detached dwellings to confirm compliance with Lot Grading requirements under the Ontario Building Code and Ontario Building Code Act.

Qualifications

Review the minimum qualifications for this position:

  • Building Inspection Technician Program Graduate, or equivalent discipline.
  • Certified Building Code Official.
  • 2 years’ experience at a municipal level. 
  • Computer proficiency and has a working knowledge of Microsoft Products, and other municipal related software programs. 
  • Ability to prioritize workload and to work effectively and efficiently with minimum supervision. 
  • Excellent verbal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Valid Ontario Unrestricted G Driver’s License.

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume (PDF format only) to:

Michelle Prophet Healy

Manager of Human Resources, Township of Severn

1024 Hurlwood Lane, P.O. Box 159

Orillia, Ontario, L3V 6J3

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Please submit all job applications to Human Resources by the application deadline included with the specific job posting. We thank all applicants that apply. We'll only contact you if you're selected for an interview.

Employment accommodations

We're committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment. Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the hiring process. Please contact us if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process.

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