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MLA Planning Region Building Inspector

Posted: January 31, 2020

The MLA Planning Region provides service to the Municipality of McCreary, RM of Lakeshore, RM of Dauphin, Mossey River Municipality, Municipality of Ethelbert, Municipality of Gilbert Plains, and Grandview Municipality.
We are looking for a full-time building inspector to service the MLA Planning Region. The ideal candidate will have experience in the review of building plans and will have the ability to provide detailed reports. This position requires the candidate to perform initial and ongoing construction inspections to ensure compliance with building by-laws, codes, standards/regulations and by-laws pertaining to building safety and property standards. The building inspector is responsible for issuing building, plumbing, occupancy, relocation and demolition permits. The successful candidate will have a strong ability to work with minimal supervision and will be required to utilize professional judgement to assess situations.
The incumbent will be required to develop a thorough understanding of Municipal development plans and zoning by-laws and will meet regularly with the public to assist them in understanding the requirements. Additionally, they will receive, review and issue development permits and assist in the application for variation orders, conditional use orders and bylaw amendments. Excellent, organizational, interpersonal and strong communication skills are essential to this role.
The successful applicant will have a post-secondary education in a related field, or a combination of a minimum of 3 years relevant training and experience. An extensive knowledge of building design, approved practices and materials used in building construction is required for success. Further professional development will be offered to ensure your success. The candidate must be comfortable working with computers. A valid class 5 Province of Manitoba driver’s licence is required for the position.
Individuals interested in this position should send a resume, cover letter, a minimum of three professional references and expected salary to MLA Planning Region at P.O. Box 574, Dauphin, MB, R7N 2V4, or email
This position is available immediately.
Please contact the RM of Dauphin Municipal office at 204-638-4531 for additional information.
The selection committee intends to review applications as received and applications will continue to be accepted until the right candidate is found.
We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.