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Job title: Chief Building Official
Company: Government of Nunavut
Job description: Reporting to the Director, Safety Services, the Chief Building Official provides management leadership and technical expertise in the establishment of new or updated codes or standards, administering permits, conducting inspections, enforcing compliance orders, review and reconsideration of decisions and orders, and attend appeal hearings. The Chief Building Official leads a team of plumbing building officials and building officials for the development and administration of related regulations, guidelines, policies, procedures and programs within the Government of Nunavut departments and agencies.
The Chief Building Official provides leadership, mentoring and support to a team responsible for permitting and compliance monitoring of every new building project in the territory. The position will directly supervise staff within the Office of the Building Official. Buildings include those used for assembly, institutional, residential, commercial, mercantile, and industrial occupancy, and range from simple to complex in size and design. As the senior regulatory authority this position is responsible to confirm that construction complies with regulations, codes, and standards.
The Chief Building Official provides technical leadership in the development of new and updated codes and standards, regulations, and operational policy and, gives advice to and seeks direction from the Community and Government Services executive team. These decisions are used by the Chief Building Official in working with the Building Advisory Committee, stakeholders, and the public in achieving consensus. The Chief Building Official represents Nunavut and the Deputy Minister on the national Provincial/Territorial Policy Advisory Committee on Codes and contributes to the development of model national codes and standards to ensure suitability for adoption by Nunavut.
Eligibility for appointment by the Minister as Nunavut’s Chief Building Official requires the candidate to be certified or licensed, or qualified Building Official as recognized in one or more Canadian provinces or territories with a minimum of six (6) years’ experience in an inspection or regulator capacity. A minimum of three (3) years of progressive managerial experience in a related role is required. Experience working in rural, remote, or northern communities is a strong asset. Completion of a degree or certificate issued by a recognized Canadian post-secondary facility in one of the following building design and construction related fields will be considered an asset: Completion of a degree in Architecture or Engineering, completion of a Certificate or diploma in Architectural or Engineering Technology, building trades related Journeyman Certificate or completion of a Public Service Management Certificate program.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French.
Fluency in Inuktitut/Inuinnaqtun is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to . Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.
- The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit. Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
- Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
- Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
- Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
- Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
- Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Government of Nunavut
P.O. Box 1000, Station 430 Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Has closing date
Honourable Jeannie Ehaloak Minister of Community and Government Services
Jeannie Hakongak Ehaloak was elected in the general election held on October 30, 2017, to represent the constituency of Cambridge Bay in the 5th Legislative Assembly of Nunavut.
Expected salary: $112028 per year
Job date: Sun, 05 Sep 2021 07:26:45 GMT
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