Job Opportunity: Building Inspector

Job Opportunity: Building Inspector

The Town of Minto is well situated between the major centres of southern Ontario and popular recreational areas along the eastern shore of Lake Huron and southern Georgian Bay. This rural community with a population of approximately 9,000 is seeking an experienced and highly motivated Building Inspector to join our team.

Reporting to the Chief Building Official, the successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing plans and inspecting construction projects within the Town of Minto, ensuring that all buildings within the Town are compliant with the provisions of the Ontario Building Code and other applicable laws.

Required Knowledge:

  • Certified Building Code Official (CBCO), as assigned by the Ontario Building Officials Association, or willingness to achieve;
  • Post-Secondary Education in architectural technology, applied science technology or a related field;
  • Good working knowledge of the Ontario Building Code Act and it’s Regulations;
  • Familiarity with Building Materials, Construction, and Procedures;
  • Ability to read and understand plans, blueprints, and building construction drawings;
  • Must hold the appropriate motor vehicle license (G) classification
  • The following Provincial Designations Qualifications are required:
    • House
    • Small Buildings
    • Plumbing – All Buildings
    • On-Site Sewage Systems
  • The following Provincial Designations Qualifications would be considered an asset:
    • Large Buildings
    • Complex Buildings
    • Building Services
    • Detection, Lighting & Power
    • Fire Protection
    • General Legal/Process

The Town of Minto offers competitive wages commensurate with experience and education, with a salary range of $26.24 to $34.99 per hour (2019 rate), plus a comprehensive benefits package.  Please submit your resume before 4:00 pm Friday July 5, 2019 to:

Quinn Foerter, Clerk’s Assistant/Human Resources
5941 Hwy 89, RR 1
Harriston, ON  NOG 1ZO
Or fax: 519-338-2005
Or e-mail

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will be treated in strict confidence.  Any personal information that is collected under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act will be used only for job selection purposes.   Please note: In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, please contact the Acting CAO with accommodation inquiries at 519-338-2511 ext 222.