The City of Port Colborne, located on the south coast of the scenic Niagara region, Niagara’s Port of Call has found the perfect balance – successful industrial and commercial sectors, comfortable and scenic residential areas, white sand beaches, unique culinary choices, the world class Sugarloaf Marina, fishing, golfing, trails, shopping districts along the historic Welland Canal – truly a community that adds to the overall Niagara Experience. A great place to work and raise a family!

The City of Port Colborne is seeking a dedicated and energetic individual for the role of Building Inspector. Reporting to the Chief Building Official, the Building Inspector examines plans and specifications, inspects at specific stages for the construction, alteration, renovation and demolition of all classifications of building to enforce compliance with the Ontario Building Code and Regulations and relevant Municipal By-laws for the purpose of permit issuance. The Building Inspector investigates building code complaints and issues building orders where necessary.

The ideal candidate will have a 3-year College Diploma in civil, construction engineering, architectural technology or a related discipline, along with three (3) years’ experience in building construction acceptable to the Corporation. You will hold and maintain qualifications to be a Building Inspector as required by the Ontario Building Code Act and Ontario Building Code Regulations. You have strong communication, problem-solving and decision-making skills and the ability to function effectively with minimal supervision.

The salary for this unionized position is $36.23 per hour, based on 35 hours per week.  The City also offers a competitive benefit and pension package.

For full details, please see the job description here

To confidentially explore this exciting and challenging opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter quoting Competition #2022-42 by 4:00pm on August 19, 2022. 

City of Port Colborne
66 Charlotte Street, Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 3C8
Fax: 905-835-2969

We thank all those who apply but advise that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The City of Port Colborne is an equal opportunity employer.  

Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. If contacted for an interview, please advise the Human Resources staff of any measures you feel you need to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 (S.O. 2001, c.25) and will be used to select a candidate.