Municipal Building Official role

Are you interested in a career as a Municipal Building Official? We’re hiring!

The municipality is hosting a series of free information sessions to share how you can become part of our team.

Hear from individuals currently in the role of Municipal Building Official on job expectations, training and benefits of a career with the municipality.

Register for an upcoming information session

Have you have completed or are pursuing a construction related diploma, degree, Red Seal or provincial certification in a construction trade? We invite you to register for one of the sessions below to learn more about how to become a Municipal Building Official:

Register by emailing your name and phone number to Allison Patriquin at

Did you know?

Most Municipal Building Officials start as Municipal Assistant Building Officials, receive on-the-job training and are often promoted to Municipal Building Official in as little as 18 months.

Learn more about the role of Municipal Building Official in the video below:

Job benefits:

  • on-the-job training – as a Municipal Assistant Building Official, work towards a provincial accreditation through the Nova Scotia Building Officials Association
  • work-life balance
  • dynamic work environment
  • competitive wages
  • paid vacation time
  • comprehensive benefit coverage
    • life insurance
    • long-term disability
    • health and paid parental leave and more
  • pension plan

Visit to view current opportunities.