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Safety Codes Officer

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City of Fort Saskatchewan
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Job Description : 

Planning & Development Department
Competition #J0921-2010
Safety Codes Officer One (1) Permanent Full-time Position

The City of Fort Saskatchewan is looking for a professional, friendly and self-motivated individual to join the Planning & Development Department. Reporting to the Safety Codes Officer Team Lead, the Safety Codes Officer performs compliance monitoring in the Plumbing and Gas discipline. Preference will be given to applicants with certification in other disciplines or willing to obtain certification as a Residential Safety Codes Officer. This position interprets and enforces the Safety Codes Act, Permit Regulations and all applicable codes, standards, City bylaws and policies impartially and tactfully.
The Safety Codes Officer provides administrative, technical review, and code compliance monitoring services for buildings; investigates and responds to complaints, questions, and/or inquiries related to permit applications, installations, code requirements, standards, the Safety Codes Act, and City Bylaws; and provides compliance monitoring of all items relating to the plumbing and gas discipline.

The successful candidate must be a certified Safety Codes Officer in the Plumbing and Gas discipline in accordance with the Safety Codes Act. Certifications must be maintained and training upgraded in accordance with the requirements of the Alberta Safety Codes Council. This position requires a minimum of two (2) years’ experience conducting inspections. The Safety Codes Officer must be able to work in a high work volume, sensitive environment that requires tact, diplomacy, accuracy, judgement and strong communication and problem solving skills to ensure safety compliance and strong customer service. Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to write technical reports is required. Excellent coordination, work scheduling and time management skills are essential. Candidates will need to have strong competencies in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook as well as GIS and City software. The successful candidate will have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record. The successful candidate will be required to provide a current Driver’s Abstract at time of interview.

The City of Fort Saskatchewan offers a competitive compensation package with a salary range of $86,775 to $102,063 per annum. 

The City of Fort Saskatchewan is a vibrant economic and cultural hub located just 15 minutes northeast of Edmonton on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River. Home to nearly 27,000 people, the City proudly manages state of the art recreation, culture and historic amenities including 75 km of outdoor trails, a performingarts theatre and fitness centre within the Dow Centennial Centre and the 1875 – 1885 NWMP Fort Representation in historic downtown.

The City of Fort Saskatchewan thanks all applicants for their interest, but advises only those under consideration will be contacted.

Closing Date: 
October 15, 2021
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Qualified applicants are invited to apply in confidence no later than Friday, October 15, 2021 through the Career Portal on the City’s Website at www.fortsask.ca.