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<ul><li><p> Posted: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Job Number: I-17-36 Job Type: Full time Permanent, Union Closing Date: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 </p><p>Choose Barrie The City of Barrie is a vibrant, progressive and growing community with deep connections to our heritage, to nature and to the opportunities surrounding us. Our community values quality of life; the ability to play year-round with 300 hectares of park space, our beautiful waterfront, our lively downtown core and the nearby hills, wetlands and forests. We also value connections; to our neighbours and the community, to our road and rail network, and to the opportunity Barrie provides to enjoy life. Everything Barrie has to offer, from the water we drink to the roads we travel on, has one thing in common - </p><p>municipal workers. Joining a municipality is one of the most rewarding, engaging and exciting careers you could </p><p>choose. It is a career you can take pride in knowing that every day you make a positive impact on an entire </p><p>community. We are one team, with one goal and we all work together to continue making our community great. </p><p>The Opportunity </p><p>The Planning and Building Services Department is comprised of two branches: Community Planning and Building Services. The Department's mission is to guide the growth and development of Barrie towards a vibrant, livable and resilient community through development of a strong policy framework for land use decision making and development review services, and to administer and enforce the Ontario Building Code to ensure the safety of the City's residents. The two Branches work together to implement provincial policies, address corporate strategic objectives and apply best practices in land use planning and building practices, and guide development and growth with full support from professional, technical and administrative support staff. Feedback and interaction with a variety of other Departments within the organization, and gained through public consultation, are key to realizing Council and corporate directions, many of which are initiated and commenced through the planning and building processes. Under the general guidance and direction of the Supervisor of Building Services, the Building Inspector position conducts inspections for the construction, renovation, change of use, and demolition of all classifications of buildings to enforce compliance with the Ontario Building Code and applicable municipal by-laws. Additionally, this position investigates and researches complaints regarding contraventions of the Ontario Building Code and/or applicable municipal by-laws and issues applicable building orders when required. Lastly, this position provides functional and/or technical guidance, direction, or interpretations to various stakeholders regarding the Ontario Building Code and applicable municipal by-laws. Overall, this position plays an integral role in ensuring that the construction, renovation, change of use and demolition activities of buildings within the City are properly inspected to provide and maintain a level of quality that complies with the Ontario Building Code and applicable municipal by-laws to protect public health, safety ensuring efficient construction within the City of Barrie. </p><p>BUILDING INSPECTOR </p></li><li><p>Our Culture and Qualifications of the Job Corporate Culture </p><p> Your workplace values align with our corporate values of Strive, Share and Care and you want to join us in providing exceptional services and programs to build a prosperous, growing and sustainable community </p><p> Education (degree/diploma/certifications) </p><p> Three (3) year College Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, Architectural Technology and/or related discipline </p><p> Registered Building Official with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) </p><p> Valid Building Code Identification Number (BCIN) from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) </p><p> Qualifications in the following categories as defined under Part 3 of Division C of the Building Code from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH): o Building Services o Building Structural o Complex Buildings o General/Legal Process o Large Buildings o On-site Sewage Systems o Plumbing All Buildings o Small Buildings </p><p> Eligibility for and willingness to obtain and maintain the Certified Building Code Official (CBCO) Designation from the Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA) </p><p> Valid Ontario Class G2 or greater Drivers Licence in good standing with a reliable vehicle to use on corporate business </p><p> Experience </p><p> Five (5) years of experience performing duties related the above mentioned major responsibilities Knowledge/Skill/Ability </p><p> Thorough knowledge of the Building Code Act and the Ontario Building Code </p><p> Working knowledge of the following legislation, regulations and/or requirements, including but not limited to: o Construction Regulations o Occupational Health and Safety Act o Building design and construction principles o Lot grading and drainage control principles </p><p> Working knowledge of building construction methods to evaluate the construction of structural, mechanical, fire safety provisions and lot grading practices </p><p> Working knowledge of current traditional and/or contemporary building industry issues, trends and best practices </p><p> General knowledge of municipal government services and programs </p><p> Demonstrated ability to read and interpret building plans with respect to architectural design, structural systems, plumbing systems, heating systems, fire safety systems and lot grading </p><p> Demonstrated ability to conduct inspections to assess and evaluate the construction of structural, mechanical, fire safety provisions and lot grading practices </p><p> Demonstrated ability to: o exercise discretion and judgment when handling confidential, sensitive, and/or controversial information o maintain a high standard of public relations at all times o perform in a manner which is consistent with corporate goals, vision, mission, and values o interact effectively and courteously with all levels of staff and contacts in a political and community/client </p><p>service environment o develop, promote and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders o exercise discretion and judgment in order to make sound decisions o communicate information and ideas in writing in a manner that can be understood by others </p><p></p></li><li><p> o verbally communicate information and ideas in a manner that can be understood by others o work under pressure to meet deadlines and/or peak period workloads o exert effort to lift, push, pull, or carry objects for short periods of time </p><p> Intermediate organizational, prioritization, time management, multitasking, and project management skills </p><p> Intermediate research, analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills </p><p> Intermediate interpersonal, customer service, mediation, public relations, verbal communication, written communication, and record keeping skills </p><p> Basic computer literacy utilizing Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Outlook, Word) and the Internet </p><p> Intermediate computer literacy utilizing permit and inspection tracking software (AMANDA and/or Accela) Availability to accommodate deadlines and/or peak period workloads that may extend beyond designated normal workday hours and/or normal hours per week </p><p>Other Important Information </p><p> Location: City Hall, 70 Collier Street, Barrie Hours: The normal hours of work are 40 hours per week, in accordance with the Collective Agreement. Wage: This is a Level-9 position in the CUPE Local 2380 bargaining unit with a 2017 pay range of $78,000.00 per year to $93,412.80 per year ($37.50 to $44.91per hour). </p><p>Benefits: This position includes a comprehensive union benefit plan, including but not limited to extended health and dental coverage, life and accident insurance, paid vacation and sick days, short/long term disability plans, OMERS pension plan, discounted rate for City Fitness Memberships and much more. </p><p>The Application Process </p><p>Please submit your resume electronically by quoting file # I-17-36 Building Inspector in the subject line (MS Word or pdf format only) to email by Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Dont meet the credentials as outlined but have years of directly related experience? Please see the Citys Education Equivalency Procedure to determine if you may qualify for equivalency. Further information is available at </p><p> Position Equivalency Code: D Please note that verification of educational credentials will be required at the interview stage of the selection process. </p><p> The City of Barrie is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Personal information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) for the purpose of candidate selection. Disclaimer: The job posting has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required of employees to do this job. For full position details, please request a copy of the Job Description by emailing We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. </p></li></ul>