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Electrical Inspector 1

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Position Title Electrical Inspector 1
Job Status Auxiliary
About Us
Home to vast parkland and attractions including Grouse Mountain, Lynn Canyon and Capilano Suspension Bridge, the District of North Vancouver is inspired by nature, and enriched by people. Designated one of BC’s Top Employers for six years, the District offers exciting professional development opportunities and a competitive total compensation package including a nine day fortnight and hybrid work options. This is an exciting time to join the District, as we embark on a range of initiatives to transform digital service delivery, customer experience, and our approach to climate action. Known for being a flexible, family-friendly employer with an inclusive workplace culture, the District of North Vancouver is an exceptional place to work. If you are civic-minded and interested in making an impact on people and businesses on the beautiful North Shore, consider working for the District of North Vancouver.

Position Overview
This is technical, inspectional and regulatory work involving the inspection of electrical equipment and installations to ensure compliance with applicable electrical codes, acts, standards and regulations.  Supervised by the Electrical Inspector 2, the incumbent inspects residential, commercial and industrial electrical installations and equipment to ensure that martials used have been approved by the Canadian Standards Association and that such installations comply with by-laws, codes and regulations. The incumbent will check plans and specifications submitted for approval before work permit issue or rejection; provide technical assistance, advice and information to the public, contractors, designers and engineers on matters related to the work; issue electrical permits, certifications and compliance orders; record field inspections; prepare reports and correspondence and perform related clerical work.

The successful applicant will possess: 
  • Thorough knowledge of Canadian Electrical Code and other related regulations and acts
  • Considerable knowledge of methods, practices, materials, tools and equipment used in electrical installation, construction, operation and maintenance projects. 
  • The ability to check and interpret plans and specifications; recognize technical requirements and suggest required changes; exercise sound judgement; establish and maintain effective working relationships and act in the absence of the senior electrical inspector. 
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, contractors, engineers and electricians. 
  • Skil in the use of tools and equipment related to work performance. 

Completion of Grade 12 and an electrical apprenticeship with sound related journeyman experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  A valid B.C. Driver’s License, along with use of personal vehicle if corporate vehicle is not available is a requirement. Applicants must be eligible to be appointed as an Electrical Safety Officer. Preference will be given to those with considerable related experience, preferably as an Electrical Safety Officer.  

The pay range for this unionized position is $46.07 to $54.44 per hour (2024 rates) plus 12% in lieu of all benefits increasing to 16% following the completion of 1600 hours of work. 

The District of North Vancouver is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and accessible work environment. If you have what we’re looking for an have a passion to serve people and the community, and a demonstrated commitment to supporting a healthy and safe workplace, we would like to hear from you.  Please apply online at to be considered. This posting will remain open until filled.

If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please inform us when we contact you.

We thank you for your interest in employment with the District of North Vancouver and advise that only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

We respectfully acknowledge the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), on whose ancestral lands the District of North Vancouver is located.

Compensation The pay range for this unionized position is $46.07 to $54.44 per hour (2024 rates) plus 12% in lieu of all benefits increasing to 16% following the completion of 1600 hours of work.
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 24-05A
Job Open Date 02/23/2024
Job Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Technical/Trade School Certificate/Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other