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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 

The Town of Smiths Falls Requires One (1) Full-Time 

DEPUTY CHIEF BUILDING OFFICIAL/PLANS EXAMINER (40 HOURS PER WEEK) 

The Town of Smiths Falls is a vibrant, progressive single tier municipality with a population of  9,000. One of Eastern Ontario’s most scenic communities, we are centrally located within an hour  of Ottawa, Kingston, Brockville and the US border. The Town provides a high quality and  affordable life for its residents, with beautiful heritage buildings, two theatres, a charming  downtown, and world-class museums and recreational facilities.  

Reporting to the Chief Building Official, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring  compliance with provisions of the Ontario Building Code and all other relevant legislation and  regulations while performing all aspects of a Building Official, including efficient delivery of  building inspections and planning inspections from the initial enquiry, examination of drawings  and issuance of permits, through to compliance inspections and record keeping.  

To be considered for this position, you must have at least 3 years of municipal or construction  experience or equivalent experience involving the Building Code and Building Code Act.  Knowledge and understanding of the Ontario Building Code, the Ontario Building Code Act,  Ontario Plumbing Code, Fire Code and applicable Municipal, Provincial and Federal laws is  essential.  

Additional qualifications include: 

Critical thinking skills along with the ability to problem solve and work under pressure are  essential. You will be required to provide excellent and efficient customer service, answer building  code enquiries and assist with the completion of applications including over the counter review. 

The successful applicant will be required to provide a Police Criminal Reference Check. 

Please submit a detailed resume outlining current experience, background and education. The  resume must be received in writing to the Human Resources Advisor, no later than 4:30 p.m. on  March 12th, 2021. Replies should be addressed to Brenda Martineau, Human Resources Advisor  at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail at Town of Smiths Falls, P.O. Box 695, 77 Beckwith Street  North, Smiths Falls, Ontario, K7A 4T6. 

The Town of Smiths Falls is an equal opportunity employer, committed to ensuring all candidates are able to  participate in the interview process fully and equally. If contacted for employment, please let us know if you require  any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process. 

We thank all applicants for their interest and only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Personal information collected from applications is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of  Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used to determine qualifications for employment. Questions  about the collection of Information should be directed to the Clerk at the address indicated above.