Opening for 2 Plumbing/Gas Safety Codes Officers $70.46 ($480 Bi-Weekly)

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What Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is Hiring for:

Plumbing/Gas Safety Codes Officer

Location: Fort McMurray, AB

Openings: 2 

Working Hours: 80 hours bi-weekly

Rate: $ 70.46 

Shift/Work Schedule: 

  • 4 days on, 2 days off / 4 days on, 4 days off rotation
  • 10-hour shifts (subject to change)


  • Inspect installations for compliance to the appropriate codes, policies, and bylaws.
  • Examine applications and issue private sewage disposal system permits.
  • Prepare permit conditions and notices to alert designers, contractors, and homeowners of deficiencies in the design or construction.
  • Review permits for large scale projects to ensure completeness and that all the requirements are fulfilled. 
  • Follow up on conditions and notices to ensure deficiencies are corrected.
  • Keep accurate records of inspector’s notices within the Accela program and utilize the program to complete reports.
  • Answer general inquiries relating to plumbing and gas permit and code related matters. 
  • Investigate non-permit complaints, take the necessary actions, and prepare reports on the action taken.
  • Gather evidence and prepare files for prosecution and attend court as required.  
  • Authority to stop municipal and contractual work in the event that inefficient, ineffective, possible damage or safety related situations occur.
  • Maintain current knowledge of the Alberta Safety Codes Act, applicable municipal bylaws, and other trade related regulations. 
  • Understand, and ensure work adheres to the standards and criteria of, the municipal Quality Management Plan (QMP). 
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Extensive knowledge of the Alberta Safety Codes Act, Gas Protection Act, Plumbing National Code, Gasfitter Trade Regulation, Plumber Trade Regulation, and all other applicable regulations. 
  • Considerable knowledge of the standard methods, practices, materials, tools, and equipment used in the plumbing and gasfitter trade.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and tactfully handle complex and difficult Code related items.
  • Proven ability to read and interpret engineering plans, drawings, and specifications.
  • Ability to clarify and convey information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Responds to difficult situations in a professional manner.
  • Proficient in various Microsoft Office applications, and the ability to learn and utilize the municipal permit system (Accela). 
  • Strong multitasking skills and the ability to manage a high volume of tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently and to effectively schedule work in order to meet service demands and minimize disruption to citizens.
  • Exceptionally strong customer service and interpersonal skills with the ability to deal effectively with the public, sometimes in difficult or conflict situations.


  • The following certifications through the Alberta Safety Codes Council are required:Plumbing Group A (installations) and Group B (PSDS).Gas Group A (installations).
  • Two (2) years directly related experience (including trade experience) is required.

Other Requirements

  • Submission of a Criminal Record Check.
  • A valid Class Five (5) Operator’s License is required as incumbent will be required to operate a personal or municipal vehicle for business use on a regular basis. 
  • Must be willing to work outside in all conditions. 
  • Must be medically and physically able to perform all duties of the position on an ongoing basis.

Work Regions:

This opportunity from Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is available in Fort McMurray.


The below are factors that tend to matter for our listing seekers. This listing with Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo offers:

Competitive Wages


Health Benefits Package

Many Positions Available

Starts ASAP

Multiple Rotations

Full Time Position(s)

10 Hour Shifts

As positions vary, please confirm details with employer.


Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has indicated that these are the requirements for the listing:

  • Valid Drivers License
  • Physical
  • 2 Years Experience
  • All Types Of Weather
  • Shift Work
  • Physically Fit

Requirements may not be comprehensive. Confirm w/employer.

About Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo:

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo was formed in 1995 and is one of the largest municipalities by area in Canada. The Municipality is rich in cultural diversity, and as an organization, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and supportive workplace that reflects the community in which we live. 

We are proud to call the Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo region home and work closely with Council to serve all residents, stakeholders, partners and community organizations. 

There are approximately 1,500 unionized and non-unionized employees, working together at the Municipality, providing the services that keep our region moving and support a high-quality of life.  Together, we make important and critical contributions in the areas of Regional Emergency Services, Transit, Environmental Services, Public Works, Engineering, Planning and Development, Communications and Engagement, Community and Protective Services, Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Safety and more.

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