CVRD Job Posting Building Official in Around Town

June 20, 2024

The Comox Valley Regional District is seeking a permanent full-time Building Official Level I or II. 

The Comox Valley Regional District has a job opening for a Building Official. The posting is open until the end of June.

Primary responsibilities will be: 

  • Inspecting building projects and buildings for which a permit has been issued to determine compliance to the building bylaw, the building code, and other enactments respecting safety.
  • Discussing construction matters with owners, designers, and contractors, and advising of deficiencies. Ensuring deficiencies are corrected and where required, determining appropriate enforcement actions including issuing stop work orders.
  • Reviewing documents including plans, drawings, certificates, and reports received from customers, lawyers, engineers, and other building industry professionals to ensure compliance to the building bylaw, the building code, and other enactments respecting safety.
  • Keeping accurate manual and electronic records of inspections, deficiencies, and enforcement actions, and preparing related reports as required.
  • Assisting customers at the building inspection counter and responding to telephone enquiries; explaining bylaws, policies and procedures and responding to complaints about building, permit, and inspection issues.

Reporting to the Manager of Building Inspection Services, the salary for the union position is $41.10 per hour for Level I or $43.27 per hour for Level II with a 35-hour work week. 

The closing date is June 28.  For full details visit

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