Brief description

The position of building and environment inspector consists of conducting inspections of buildings or land to verify compliance with various municipal laws and regulations related to construction and environment.


  • Assist the entire urban planning department on various issues in development and environment;
  • Compile and classify planning and environmental data;
  • Conduct the necessary inspections to ensure compliance of authorized work;
  • Determine violations and issuing required notices and violation tickets;
  • Inform residents about any matters relating to urban planning and environmental bylaws;
  • Manage and track urban planning and public works records;
  • Participate in technical committees; prepare reports and reviews;
  • Prepare criminal cases and represent the city in court when required;
  • Prepare on request, proposals for amendments to regulations;
  • Require the offenders to make corrections in accordance with environmental laws and regulations.

Qualifications and requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent;
  • Ability to give full attention to what other people are saying and to use logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions;
  • Ability to adjust actions in relation to others’ actions and to manage one’s own time and the time of others.

Competencies (in order of importance)

  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Leadership — Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Self Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.

Lines of communication

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 Working conditions

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