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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