Building – Plumbing Official

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Building – Plumbing Official

As a result of increased demand for building permits and inspections to support new construction, including single family residences, multi-family residential units, as well as commercial development and institutional improvements; the District of Invermere is seeking an experienced and customer service focused Building – Plumbing Official to join our team. This new position provides a great opportunity for the right candidate to improve their inspection skills and experience. The selected candidate will be expected to review building and construction plans, issue building permits, and perform on-site building / plumbing inspections. The District of Invermere is a rapidly growing community with about 3300 permanent residents. Invermere is nestled on the shores of Lake Windermere in the Columbia Valley of British Columbia. If you enjoy the outdoors and wish to live in a community that offers year-round recreational activities and an incredible quality of life, then Invermere is an ideal place to live and work.

The Position:

The ideal candidate for this position will preferably have journeyman experience in one of the building trades or a minimum of 4 years of related construction experience. In addition, they will also possess a minimum Building Level 1 certification (Level 2 preferred), have a Plumbing Level 1 certification, be entered into the registry of qualified building officials with the Building Officials’ Association of BC, and possess a valid class 5 BC driver’s license, with a good driving record. A satisfactory criminal records check is required for this position.

Reporting to the Manager of Building & Protective Services, and under the general direction of the Chief Administrative Officer, the successful applicant will have a thorough knowledge of the BC Building Code and BC Plumbing Code, general knowledge of the Community Charter and Local Government Act (BC). Primary duties include examining and reviewing building plans, construction drawings, and applicable documentation to ensure adequacy and conformance with construction codes and standards, and municipal bylaws (e.g., Building Bylaw and Zoning Bylaw). The Building – Plumbing Official will also perform regulatory work including inspections of ongoing construction and property to ensure conformance with the above; and take necessary action to ensure all deficiencies and/or requirements are addressed. The work of the Building – Plumbing Official also involves inputting, and retrieving, information through the District’s computer system/s; for example, recording permits issued and inspection details).

This is an excellent opportunity to join a team dedicated to creating a vibrant, sustainable, complete, and livable community. The District of Invermere offers a competitive salary and benefits package for the selected candidate.

How to apply:

If you are interested in the position, please send a cover letter and resume outlining your qualifications and experience to or the address below by 4:00 pm, April 30, 2021 quoting “Building – Plumbing Official 2021”.

Andrew Young, Chief Administrative Officer


Kindry Luyendyk, Corporate Officer

  • District of Invermere
  • PO Box 339
  • 914 – 8th Avenue
  • Invermere, BC V0A 1K0
  • Tel: 250-342-9281

Additional information about this opportunity, including a copy of the related Job Description may be found on the District of Invermere website:

This opportunity may remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

We appreciate all applicant’s interest; however, only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.

Invermere “An ideal place to live, work, and play.”

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