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Building Safety Codes Officer

Job Type: 
Inspectional / Regulatory / Enforcement
Town of Olds
Job Description : 

The Town strives for a culture focused on our values of being dedicated, helpful and knowledgeable. Serving the busy Queen Elizabeth II and Highway 27 corridor, and continuing to grow, the Town of Olds issued 176 Development Permits and 108 Building Permits valuing over $31 million during 2018.  

The Town of Olds invites applications for a full-time Building Safety Codes Officer. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Building Safety Codes Officer is responsible for the implementation of the Town of Olds Quality Management Plan (QMP) – Building.  The QMP forms the basis of the Town of Olds process as it relates to building inspections and plan examination to ensure compliance with applicable legislation and code to help protect the health and safety of our community. Working as part of a team with individuals in Planning & Development, and the Fire Prevention Officer – Inspector, the Building Safety Codes Officer will perform plan reviews as development and building permit applications are received, perform inspections and prepare deficiency lists and/or issue stop work orders related to all parts of the Alberta Building Code and National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings. This position will also provide code advice to members of the public. 

The Building Safety Codes Officer works closely with the Director of Operations on the implementation and daily implementation of the QMP and will act and make recommendations on how to ensure that its mandate is maintained or improved. 


  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Certification from the Safety Codes Council in Building Part 3
  • Certification from the Safety Codes Council in Building HVA All 
  • 3 -5 years’ experience in building inspections, preferably in a municipal setting   
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s license 
  • Pre 2016 certification from the Safety Codes Council in Building Group A Level 3 and Mechanical Group B Level 2 may also be considered. 

Compensation is based on a 40-hour work week. Compensation includes benefits. A detailed job description including specific qualifications can be found on the Town of Olds website at www.olds.ca/contacts/employment-opportunities 

Closing Date: 
June 17, 2019
Application Return: 

This position will remain open until June 17, 2019 at 8:30 am MDST. Interested parties are invited to submit a resume and cover letter outlining their qualifications to:

Human Resources
Town of Olds
4512 46 Street
Olds AB T4H 1R5
Fax 403.556.6537

E-mail: hr@olds.ca