The Eastern District Planning Commission is seeking applications for the following position:

Building/Fire Inspector

RESPONSIBILITIES: As one of a team of building inspectors, this person will perform a variety of tasks primarily from the Port Hood Office related to the administration of the Fire Safety Act and the National Building Code. Among the specific duties, this person will respond to public inquiries, receive and review building plans, issue building permits and inspect ongoing construction to ensure compliance with the National Building Code, do field work related to the issuing of civic addresses, do inspections related to the requirements of the Fire Safety Act, and the Dangerous and Unsightly Premises provisions of the Municipal Government Act and will be responsible for all of their own correspondence

CERTIFICATION: Priority will be given to applicants with certification as a CBO (Level 1 or 2) Building Inspector in the Nova Scotia Building Officials Association; however, District Planning will consider a Professional Engineer; Certified Engineering Technologist; or Certification from other Provinces as Equivalents

REQUIREMENTS: As well as the above, applicants will be able to deal with the members of the public in a tactful and professional manner; have a working knowledge of personal computers; hold a valid Drivers License and have access to a vehicle in good working order.

The Commission reserves the right to fill the position at an Assistant Building Official level on the corresponding lower salary scale for strong candidates without certification

SALARY:$53,372 - $75,817 (Commensurate with experience, certification level or equivalent qualifications). Please note the Commission is presently undertaking a Salary Scale review.

Cover letters and resumes including the names of at least two references will be received until 4:30 p.m., Thursday November 10, 2022: at jdbain@edpc.ca or addressed to:

John Bain, Director
Eastern District Planning Commission
3 – 606 Reeves Street
Port Hawkesbury NS B9A 2R7
Email: jdbain@edpc.ca