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Plan Checker I - Temporary Full-Time
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

August 6, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 18-U098 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Permit, Licence and Inspection Services
Job Description: Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 123,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a temporary full-time (from approximately August 7, 2018 to approximately August 9, 2019) Plan Checker I to join our team of professionals in the Community Development Division, Permit, Licence and Inspection Services Department.

Reporting to the Manager, Permit, Licence and Inspection Services, you will be responsible in this unionized position for performing regulatory work including checking building applications and plans for single and two family dwellings and small buildings for compliance with bylaws, building codes, development permits and other regulations and when required suggesting changes to ensure compliance. You will also answer enquiries from the public on application procedures, bylaws, building codes and other regulations. The work involves liaising with other regulatory agencies and municipal departments to ensure that requisite permits and approvals have been obtained. You will calculate construction costs and permit fees from prepared schedules of costs, prepare routine correspondence relating to application procedures, municipal requirements and regulations, check building sites to obtain information to assist in processing building applications.

Your education will include Grade 12, with courses in industrial arts and some related experience or equivalent combination of training and experience. Graduation from an Institute of technology in Building technology, and or completion of an apprenticeship as a journeyman carpenter will be an asset. Level 1 Certification from the Building Officials Association of BC is desirable plus sound related experience in building construction industry or an equivalent combination of training and experience. You will have the ability to establish priorities and schedule workload to meet deadlines, read and decipher complex building plans, and calculate construction costs and permits fees are essential including computer training and experience.

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

Please have these ready to upload when you apply:

• BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $29.16 – 34.29 per hour (2018 rates), plus 13% in lieu of benefits. The hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm Monday, August 6, 2018.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Web Address:
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
Opening Date: July 23, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: August 6, 2018 04:30 PM