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Employment with the Municipality of McDougall


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Building Inspector – Full-time position Municipality of McDougall

Are you interested in working in a growing community nestled in the Georgian Bay Biosphere?

Are you seeking a lifestyle that balances access to urban amenities with all the benefits of world class outdoor recreation opportunities? Our municipality is looking for a Building Inspector like you.

The Municipality of McDougall benefits significantly from its location along the shores of Georgian Bay and numerous inland lakes. Located just two hours north of Toronto via Highway 400, McDougall is home to 2,702 permanent residents, with a population that more than doubles seasonally. McDougall is a year-round destination offering many recreational activities and opportunities for residents and visitors.

The municipality is looking to bolster its building department. The current department is managed by one full time position with occasional part time assistance. We strive to provide above average service levels to the construction industry and our ratepayers.

Under the direction of the Chief Building Official, the building inspector responsibilities will be as defined in the Ontario Building Code Act, including plans review, issuance of building permits and completing inspections for all classes of permits identified in the Municipal Building By-law in accordance with provincial legislation and other municipal By-laws.

Building Inspector – Full-time position

Municipality of McDougall

As the ideal candidate, you will be registered as a building official with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, and possess qualifications as defined under Part 3, Division C of the Building Code. You will be expected to remain registered as a building practitioner as a condition of employment. You must be in good standing with the Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA) and possess CBCO certification or be willing to work towards CBCO. Candidates who do not fully possess all the qualifications will be considered if willing to work towards obtaining the required qualifications in a timely manner. We will provide training for the right candidate who possesses a suitable combination of practical experience and knowledge. You have excellent verbal and written communication skills, professionalism and tact when dealing with the public, along with working knowledge of legislation, regulations, policies, and procedures that impact planning and building inspection related matters. Direct experience in a municipal setting and formal education and/or training in the building trades are considered assets.

We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply and contribute their skills to our team.


■ Salary commensurate upon experience and qualifications.

■ The position is based on a 35-hour work week ending at 11AM on Fridays.

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Deadline for submitting application: Thursday, February 29, 2024

Please submit your covering letter and resume quoting the Job Posting title to

Tim Hunt,

Chief Administrative Officer

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Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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