Building Inspector, By-Law Enforcement Officer


Building Inspector, By-Law Enforcement Officer

Township of Selwyn
Location: Bridgenorth, Ontario
Posted: July 26th 2020
Deadline: August 5th, 2020
Salary: $32.05-$38.46 per hour

The Township of Selwyn boasts many local attractions and events that enhance the quality of life for residents and tourists alike.

Centrally located in the County of Peterborough, one hour north of the Greater Toronto Area, our community is surrounded by water on three sides and borders the City of Peterborough and the City of Kawartha Lakes.

Whether you are visiting the area to enjoy our many attractions, festivals and special events, our beautiful lakes and rivers, beaches and parks, or the hospitality of our local people and businesses, you'll find that Selwyn has so much to offer!

The Township of Selwyn is seeking a Building Inspector-By-Law Enforcement Officer, who will be responsible to inspect buildings under construction to ensure compliance with the Ontario Building Code Act, its regulations and all other applicable legislation. This position also enforces by-laws and acts as the By-Law Enforcement Officer.

Complete Job Description


The ideal candidate will have post-secondary education or equivalent in architectural or civil engineering technology or related field with three years related experience. Registration with the A.A.T.O, O.A.C.E.T.T or O.B.O.A. is considered an asset. Candidates will be qualified and registered with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing in the following categories:

  • general legal-process;
  • small buildings;
  • plumbing all buildings;
  • large buildings;
  • building services, and
  • building structural.

This person will be expected to work independently, as well as part of a team, using initiative and good judgement in carrying out the duties of the position. The person must be flexible, adaptable and possess excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. This person requires superior customer service skills and must act professionally in providing service to the public.

Strong knowledge of the OBC act and regulations, the Fire Code, the interpretation of planning documents, property standards, by-laws and applicable federal and provincial laws, is also required to fulfil the requirements of the position.

Additional Information

Should a satisfactory, fully qualified candidate not be found from the applicant pool, consideration may be given to a less qualified candidate.

The hourly wage range for this position is $32.05 to $38.46 based on a 35-hour workweek. The position is eligible for the township’s comprehensive benefits plan.   

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter by 12 noon, Wednesday, August 5th, 2020.

Interviews are expected to be conducted the week of August 10th, 2020.

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the information gathered is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and will only be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation for accessibility purposes is available upon request during the recruitment process.

Contact Information
Kim Berry, HR Coordinator
Township of Selwyn
P.O. Box 270,
Bridgenorth, Ontario, Canada
K0L 1H0

Fax: 705-292-8964
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