Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

We are looking for people who share a commitment to building a sustainable community, who share our values of integrity, trust, loyalty, accountability and social responsibility for the well being of our residents.  Consider joining our organization if you want to be part of:

  • a safe and healthy workplace
  • an organization committed to teaching, developing and enhancing employee skills
  • a high performing team

Come work where quality of life matters.
Friendly people with passion will thrive in our organization.

Career Opportunities with The Blue Mountains

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Plans Examiner (Full-Time) »»


Planning Services

Please direct inquiries regarding this position to:
Human Resources
519-599-3131 (244),

Posting Date:
Thursday, January 11 2018

Closing Date:
Friday, January 26 2018

Position Description:

Plans Examiner
Permanent, Full-Time (35 hours/week)
Planning & Development Services Department

The Town of The Blue Mountains is a growing and progressive, four-season community with stunning natural features, including the Niagara Escarpment, Beaver Valley and the Georgian Bay shoreline, accompanied by the various recreational activities and experiences they afford. We are seeking to fill a new permanent, full-time position of Plans Examiner in our Planning & Development Services Department, and Building Services Division.

Advantages of The Blue Mountains include excellent quality of life, endless opportunities, the amenities of a complete community and proximity to the Greater Toronto Area, come join us…

Position Overview:
Under the general supervision of the Chief Building Official, this position plays an integral role in ensuring that the construction, renovation, change of use and demolition activities of buildings within the Town are properly examined prior to construction to provide and maintain a level of quality that complies with the Ontario Building Code, applicable municipal by-laws and applicable law in order to protect the health and safety of the public by ensuring efficient construction within the Town. 

Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
• 3 year post-secondary diploma in Architectural or Engineering Technology or approved equivalent.
• Preference will be given to candidates who are qualified as required under the Ontario Building Code in the categories of House, Small Buildings, HVAC House, Plumbing - House, Pluming - All Buildings, On-Site Sewage, Building Services, Building Structural and Powers and Duties of CBO OR, willing to obtain the required qualifications within the required timeframes under the OBOA Internship Program.
• Eligible for certification and registration as a Certified Building Code Official in the Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA) and Certified Engineering Technician or Applied Science Technologist with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).
• Minimum of 3 years of Ontario Building Code inspection/plan examination experience.

Information for Interested Candidates:

A detailed job description and instructions on how to apply are available on the Town’s website, under Local Government – Career Opportunities.

The submission deadline for applications is 4:30 PM on Friday, January 26, 2018.
Salary: $51,380 - $63,095 (2017 Rate)

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) please advise the Human Resources Department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Personal information provided by the applicants is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

IT Computer Technician (Contract) »»

If any of these positions interest you,
please submit your resume through one of the following ways:

By mail:

The Blue Mountains
Box 310, 32 Mill Street
Thornbury, Ontario, N0H 2P0

In person:

The Blue Mountains
32 Mill Street
Thornbury, Ontario

By email:

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

The Town of The Blue Mountains is an equal opportunity employer.
Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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Human Resources
519-599-3131 x244

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