The Portage la Prairie Planning District is accepting applications for the following position:
Building Inspector – Full time position



The Portage la Prairie Planning District is seeking a full-time building inspector to join their team! This position is a full-time position working 7 hours a day Monday to Friday.


  • Reviewing building plans for conformity with the requirements of the Manitoba Building Code, Plumbing Code, Building By-Law or any other relevant by-law or regulations.
  • Issue permits such as building, plumbing, moving, occupancy, stop work orders, etc.
  • Performing necessary inspections to ensure compliance with the Manitoba Building Code (building, occupancy and plumbing) and maintain inspection reports.
  • Monitor and enforce the building and zoning by-laws for the respective municipalities.
  • Planning Issues

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Manitoba Building Officials Association certification or willing and capable of obtaining building inspector certification.
  • Building Construction trades certificate or equivalent years of experience.

Skills, Abilities and Other Requirements:

  • Knowledge of building construction and materials, related building codes and legislation.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Function well under pressure.
  • A team member.
  • Knowledge of Development Plan, Zoning By-Laws, The Planning Act, The Municipal Act and FIPPA would be an asset.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and wage expectation by December 3rd at 4:00 pm to:

Office Manager
800 Saskatchewan Avenue West
Portage la Prairie, MB. R1N 0M8
Attention: S. Lynn Anderson

“The Portage la Prairie Planning District thanks all who apply and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.”