Building Safety Codes Officer (Temporary 1 Year)

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Job Number: J0217-0600
Job Title: Building Safety Codes Officer (Temporary 1 Year)
Job Type: Temporary Full Time
Location: Calgary
City/Province: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Number Of Positions: 1
Date Posted: March 18, 2017
Closing Date: April 2, 2017
Start Date: April 3, 2017
End Date: March 30, 2018

As one of Canada’s fastest growing municipalities, Rocky View County offers significant opportunities for professional development. Our dedicated employees work with a variety of stakeholders to develop innovative and unique solutions for the complexities of rural and urban development. We seek individuals who thrive on challenges, who provide excellent customer service in a fast-paced environment, and whose positive energy enables the County to grow and prosper.

Position Summary:

The Building Safety Codes Officer is responsible for the inspection and enforcement of building plans and on-site construction in compliance with the Alberta Safety and Land Use Bylaw.

Core Accountabilities:

• Inspect buildings under construction to ensure conformity to examined plans and Alberta Building Code. Maintain log of all construction activity in accordance with the Building Quality Management Program (QMP).
• Review building plans through consultation with homeowners and designers to ensure minimum standards are applied according to the Alberta Building Code.
• Issue building permits. Ensure all applications are in compliance with Land Use Bylaw (setbacks, heights, minimum floor areas, uses) and Alberta Building Code.
• Monitor and report building or other development activity undertaken without required approval.
• Collaborate with various inspection agencies (plumbing and gas, health and fire) as required to determine best practices.
• Responsible for mentoring safety codes personnel.
• Liaise with all levels of the Development Services department, as well as other departments to increase effective communication and expedite resolution concerns, questions and issues.
• Act in a professional and responsible manner to protect the integrity of employees and the business of the County.
• Display a professional and ethical responsibility to protect privacy, use information appropriately, and maintain the confidentiality and security of all information related to employees, business and residents of Rocky View County.
• Adhere to Health and Safety Legislation and Rocky View safe work policies and procedures at all times, ensuring the protection and safety of self, co-workers, the public and environment.
• Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Position Requirements:

• Possess a Journeyman Carpenter certificate or another trade certificate covered by the Alberta Building Code; or be a graduate of a minimum two-year architectural, building, construction, civil, or mechanical diploma program; or hold a degree in Civil, Structural, Mechanical Engineering or Architecture with relevant experience or equivalent.
• Certification as a Safety Codes Officer through the Safety Codes Council.
• Display strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Possess excellent attention to detail, organizational, prioritizing and time management skills.
• Demonstrate time management, organizational and decision making ability.
• Demonstrate superior customer service skills to both internal and external customers.
• Well-developed communication and interpretation skills, with the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team.
• Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access).
• Possess a valid class 5 driver’s license.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please Note: All applicants must be legally entitled to live and work in Canada.

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