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The Municipality of the District of Chester is seeking a full-time Fire Inspector/Building Official.

This position has primary responsibility for administering the municipal Fire Inspection program, including the enforcement of the Nova Scotia Fire Safety, as well as all applicable provincial regulations, municipal by-laws and certain provincial statutes.

As a qualified Building Official, they will perform technical inspection duties, permitting and enforcement of building codes, fire codes, regulations, municipal by-laws and policies within the Municipality of the District of Chester (MODC) and any partners with which we share services. The incumbent is responsible for inspecting properties and materials for compliance with plans and specifications, and to ensure compliance of federal and provincial codes, ordinance and regulations, involving new and existing structures.

The position is also responsible for coordinating with other departments and ensure enforcement and compliance with municipal by-laws. This includes administering the Unsightly Premise By-law, investigating citizen complaints, code enforcement, enforcement of municipal by-laws and provincial regulations.

Qualified interested individuals are required to obtain a complete job description by contacting the undersigned or clicking here.

Wage: Middle Managers/Coordinators

Closing Date & Applications – Submit resume along with three professional references no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 to the undersigned:

1. By email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2. By fax at 902-275-4771

3. By mail to:
Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk
151 King Street
PO Box 369
Chester, NS B0J 1J0

Please Note:  Although we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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