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Safety Codes Officer (Building Inspector)

Job Type: 
Inspectional / Regulatory / Enforcement
City of Beaumont
Competition Number: 
Job Description : 

Beaumont is seeking a permanent, full-time Safety Codes Officer in the building discipline. Reporting to the Manager, Current Planning the Safety Codes Officer will carry out a variety of tasks including, but not limited to:

  • administering and enforcing the Safety Codes Act and related regulations, and City bylaws;
  • reviewing permit applications and issuing permits, and preparing site inspection reports noting observations and instances of non-compliance for residential and commercial projects; 
  • conducting ongoing site inspections and pre-permit site evaluations according to applicable Building Codes and enforcing laws guided by the Code as well as reviewing designs, working drawings and material specifications and any changes during construction or renovation;
  • providing accurate technical information to the public, contractors and staff; and
  • ensuring current legislation and changes are clarified and implemented.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a building safety codes officer.
  • A valid Certificate of Competency as a Building Safety Codes Officer Group A, Level I and Group B, Level I, or the equivalent per the new certification structure. A Level II or Level III certification is desirable.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Practical knowledge and experience in Word and Outlook, and permitting software;
  • Demonstrated time management, organizational, and decision making ability;
  • Competency in reviewing plans and coordinating with interested parties;
  • Ability to effectively resolve issues and attain corrective measures; 
  • Demonstrated internal and external customer service skills including the ability to build and maintain relationships with industry partners; and
  • A valid Class 5 driver’s license.
Closing Date: 
November 16, 2020
Application Return: 

This position offers a competitive salary based on qualifications and experience as well as a competitive benefits package, and a 40-hour work week. If you think you are the one we are searching for, please submit your cover letter and resume, indicating the Job ID number 20-52 in the subject line, to careers@beaumont.ab.ca. This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Compensation will be reviewed in accordance with qualifications and experience.  

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.