New Job Plan Checker 1 In British Columbia

Plan Checker 1
Plan Checker 1

Plan Checker 1

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $31.41 an hour
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

Plan Checker 1

Competition #22-003
Status: Regular Full Time CUPE
Department: Buildings
Salary: $31.41 - $37.00 per hour
Closing: January 2, 2023

Come grow with The City of Maple Ridge! Are you a team player with a “can do attitude”, excellent communication and customer service skills? We have the perfect opportunity for you!

We are hiring a regular full time Plan Checker 1 (two positions). This position will be responsible for reviewing building permit applications for Single Family Dwellings and other minor Part 9 structures in conformance with applicable city & provincial regulations. The Plan Checker 1 will respond to customer inquiries and provide clear written and verbal direction related to construction processes.

High school graduation including or supplemented by courses relating to safety codes.
BOABC Level I certification or an equivalent in experience relating to the processing of permits.
Considerable experience relating to the processing of permits.


  • Considerable knowledge of applicable sections of the Building Code, and other related safety regulations, procedures, permits, and bylaws as they relate to the work being performed.
  • Considerable knowledge of the applicable departmental practices, procedures, rules and regulations, and of the requirements of other Municipal departments relative to all types of permit application processing
  • Sound knowledge of record keeping, filing, public contact, and related functions.
  • Sound administrative knowledge of the codes and bylaws applicable to the processing of all permits.
  • Ability to effectively work with Data Management Systems including AMANDA.
  • Ability to establish priorities and schedule workloads to meet established Department Performance standards.
  • Ability to deal effectively, tactfully and courteously with the public, and to maintain effective working relationships with other employees.
  • Ability to read permit application plans and drawings and to make decisions in accordance with applicable codes, rules, policies, and regulations.
  • Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to make arithmetic calculations accurately with speed, calculate construction costs and related permit fees.
  • Ability to check, maintain, and process a variety of office records; compose routine and non-routine correspondence, compile information and maintain municipal permits related Data Bases.

Valid Class 5 driver’s license valid in the Province of British Columbia.

  • BOABC Level 1 Qualification
  • Registration as a Building Official

At the City of Maple Ridge, we are dedicated to cultivating an inclusive culture that actively values and embraces diversity. We strive to attract and retain a talented, diverse workforce that is broadly reflective of the community we proudly serve. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process by contacting [email protected].

The City of Maple Ridge is a great place to work with competitive compensation packages that include the Municipal Pension Plan, a strong employee wellness program and the opportunity for professional career growth and professional development. If you want to help shape a growing community in a municipality that strives for service excellence, then this is the position for you.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Education : Other trades certificate or diploma
Experience : Experience an asset