May 14, 2024

Safety Codes Officer - HVAC

$44.20 - $59.09 hourly
  • City of Calgary
  • Calgary, AB, Canada
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Job Description

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of CalgaryCity employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance, promote physical and psychological safety, and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefitsTogether we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.
The City is committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace which is representative of the community we serve. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism and reconciliation. Applications are encouraged from members of groups that are historically disadvantaged and underrepresented. Accommodations are available during the hiring process, upon request. 
As a Safety Codes Officer, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), you will ensure proper inspection, investigation, and enforcement in compliance with the Safety Codes Act. You will provide guidance to owners, contractors, and registered professionals on structures and HVAC mechanical systems to comply with the applicable codes and standards. Primary duties include: 
  • Review plans, issue building permits and inspect construction and mechanical systems for compliance to the appropriate codes, standards, and bylaws. 
  • Prepare permit conditions and inspections to ensure non-compliances have been addressed. 
  • Investigate non-permit complaints, take necessary action and prepare reports on the actions taken. 
  • Gather evidence and prepare files for prosecution and attend court as required. 
  • Attend Safety Codes Council hearings and give evidence on behalf of the City of Calgary. 
  • Applicants must possess one of the following combinations of education and experience: 
    •  A completed Journeyman certificate as a Sheet Metal Worker recognized by the Alberta Apprentice and Industry Training Board and at least 5 years of relevant experience in building construction as a Journeyman; OR
    • A completed 2 year technology diploma in a related field and at least 5 years of relevant experience in the building and construction industry after completing the diploma; OR
    • An Engineering or Architecture degree and at least 5 years of relevant experience in the building construction industry, at least 1 of which must be after completing the degree. 
  • A valid Class 5 Driver's License (or provincial equivalent), with no more than 6 demerits and no current suspensions or charges pending OR; a valid Graduated Driver's License (GDL) with no more than 4 demerits and no current suspensions or charges pending.
  • Ability to work after-hours to respond to urgent safety complaints. 
  • The ability to obtain a City of Calgary operator's permit within 6 weeks from the date of offer acceptance. 
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and willingness to learn Public One Stop Service Experience software. 
  • Strong communication, planning and organizational skills; demonstrated accuracy and analytical skills; and the ability to work independently and in a team environment. 
Working Conditions: This position works both in the office and the field, with opportunities for cross training. After-hours work may be required. 
Pre-employment Requirements 
  • A security clearance will be conducted. 
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
Pre-employment Drug Test: An offer of employment for this position will be conditional on an applicant passing a pre-employment drug test. This test assesses for use of drugs including cannabis. Failure to pass a pre-employment drug test may prevent an applicant from being hired into any safety sensitive position for a period of up to twelve months.


Union: CUPE Local 38 
Business Unit: Development, Business & Building Services 
Position Type: 2 Permanent 
Location: Various
Compensation: Pay Grade 12 $44.20 - 59.09 per hour 
Days of Work: This position typically works a 5 day 
work week, with 1 day off in each 3 week cycle. 
Hours of work: Standard 35 hour work week 
Audience: Internal/External 
Apply By: May 28, 2024
Job ID #: 309881

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