Safety Codes Officer (1 year term)

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Job Number: J0922-0286
Job Title: Safety Codes Officer (1 year term)
Job Type: Temporary Full Time
Location: Rocky View County
City/Province: Rocky View County, Alberta, Canada
Number Of Positions: 1
End Date: October 1, 2023
Salary: $42.38 - $49.80/Hour

Rocky View County is committed to providing our employees a respectful and stable work environment, unique benefits that promote work/life balance, and opportunities for professional learning and personal growth. We seek individuals who thrive on challenge and will contribute their positive energy, innovation, and service mindset to making a difference and contributing meaningfully to the vibrant community of 40,000 people who call Rocky View County home.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Safety Codes Supervisor, the Safety Codes Officer (SCO) is responsible for the review of building permit applications and the inspection and enforcement of on-site construction to ensure compliance with the Alberta Safety Codes Act and associated legislation, and the Rocky View County Land Use Bylaw.

Core Accountabilities:

 Review building plans through consultation with homeowners and designers to ensure minimum standards are applied in accordance with the National Building Code – 2019 Alberta Edition.
 Review plans to ensure compliance with the Land Use Bylaw (setbacks, heights, floor area, uses).
 Issue Building Permits and associated sub-trade permits.
 Liaise with all levels of Rocky View County to increase effective communication and expedite concerns, questions and issues.
 Review Alternative Solution Proposals for conformance to legislation
 Write Orders under the Safety Codes Act.
 Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.
 File maintenance and follow-up review of documents throughout construction.
 Attend court proceedings when needed.
Individual Accountabilities
 Act in a professional and responsible manner.
 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.
 Demonstrate critical thinking skills.
 Exhibit a progressive attitude to grow the role and the department.
Site Inspections
 Inspect buildings under construction at various stages, to ensure conformity to examined plans and the National Building Code – 2019 Alberta Edition.
 Complete site inspections, write Inspection Reports and maintain records in accordance with the Quality Management Plan.
 Monitor and report construction activity undertaken without required approval.
 Collaborate with various inspection agencies (Plumbing, Gas, Health, Fire, and Electrical).

Position Requirements:

Possess a Journeyman Carpenter or a Civil/Architectural Technology background and progressive experience as a Safety Codes Officer.
 Certification as a Building Residential and Building HVAC Residential Safety Codes Officer through the Safety Codes Council.
 Display strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
 Possess and demonstrate excellent time management, organizational and decision-making ability.
 Demonstrate superior customer service skills to both internal and external customers.
 Well-developed interpretation skills, with the ability to work independently and collaboratively on a multi-disciplinary team.
 Proficient in MS Office Suite.
 Possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license.
 Experience using CityView is an asset.
 Work in accordance with the requirements established by the RVC Health and Safety Program and the Alberta OHS Act, Regulation and Code.
 Take reasonable care to protect their health and safety and other persons at or in the vicinity of the worksite while they are working.

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.

The personal information in this application is being collected for the purpose of the selection and recruitment and is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, section 33(c). If you have questions regarding the collection or use of this information, contact the Director of Employee Relations.

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