Clerk Typist

Req ID:  563
Business Unit:  Planning & Protective Services
Division:  Building Inspection
Shift:  Auxiliary
Rate of Pay:  $31.39 - $33.57 per hour
Hours of Work:  Up to 70 hours bi-weekly
Posting Date:  Jul 11, 2024
Closing Date: 


Job Opportunity


Req ID: 563 

Business Unit: Planning & Protective Services 

Division: Building Inspection

Regular/ Auxiliary: Auxiliary - 12 Month term

Pay Grade: CAN/05/02/J08 

Rate of Pay: $31.39 - $33.57 per hour plus 14% in lieu of beneftis 

Hours of Work: Up to 70 hours bi-weekly  - Mon: 11:30-4:30pm, Tues,Wed, Thurs, Fri: 12:30-4:30, but can vary based on operational needs. 

Posting Date: July 10, 2024

Closing Date: This postiion will remain open until filled. 



This position performs skilled and administrative duties relating to the day to day operation of the building inspection office.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides reception services by providing information and advising public of permit application procedures.
  • Profiles administrative and clerical services.
  • Schedules and prepares daily inspections.
  • Drafts and types letters and memos.
  • Schedules and prepares daily inspections.
  • Provides cashier services for the office as required.
  • Prepares bank deposits as required.
  • Records correspondence and documentation relating to building permits (City View).
  • Processes building permit applications.
  • Prepares building permit files and enters pertinent information into City View database.
  • Provides the applicant/homeowner with building permit packages and necessary documentation.
  • Provides administrative records services, including sorting, checking and filing various correspondence, index cards, permits and forms.
  • Prepares month end statistical reports
  • Prepares files for microfilming.
  • Provides backup to the Administrative Clerk during absences.
  • Operates a variety of related office equipment.
  • Routes unfamiliar or complex issues to other office staff as necessary.
  • Follows all policies, procedures and standards of the CRD.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Additional Information

  • None

Key Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Strong MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and SharePoint skills.
  • Considerable experience using planning/building inspection databases, e.g. CityView.
  • Strong accurate keyboarding and data entry skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of grammar, spelling and proper formats and styles for business correspondence and proof reading and editing skills.
  • Strong ability to operate various types of office equipment.
  • Thorough knowledge of office operations, administrative processes and systems.
  • Working knowledge of planning development application processes.
  • Considerable experience in managing a bookkeeping system to record bank deposits and petty cash activities.
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to work under pressure, prioritize work and to set and meet deadlines.
  • Basic knowledge of building and technical terminology related to residential construction.


  • High School Graduation
  • A minimum of 2 years' directly related experience


  • Valid BC Driver's Licence



To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click "Apply now" to submit your resume and covering letter online.


We welcome all qualified applicants to apply and may consider a combination of

experience, education and/or training where possible.


The Capital Regional District wishes to thank you for your interest and advises that only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.

We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. In our commitment to bring differing perspectives to our workplace, and to deliver the best possible service to our customers, we encourage and welcome applications from all people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and lived experiences.

Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.

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