Building/Fire Inspector

The Building/Fire Inspector, under the direction of the Chief Building Official and Fire Chief works with the general public, contractors, developers, and other stakeholders in the enforcement of the Ontario Building Code, Fire Code and associated legislation. 

The ideal candidate is a Building Inspector with qualifications through the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) in House and Legal and is willing to work towards certification as a Certified Building Code Official through the Ontario Building Officials Association.  Our ideal candidate has a minimum of 3 years’ of related experience conducting inspections, or in the construction industry.  Experience is complimented by post-secondary education in civil engineering technology, architectural technology, construction technology or a related field of study.  Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office is required and additional knowledge of Wortech and Great Plains is an asset.  A satisfactory Criminal Background Check, Driver’s Abstract and proof of qualifications will be required of any successful candidate for this position.

Building/Fire Inspector Job Posting
Building/Fire Inspector Job Description

Resumes will be received until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 28, 2019.  Please send resumes marked “Building/Fire Inspector Competition – Confidential” to Human Resources

Temporary and Casual Winter Control Positions

The temporary Equipment Operator (November 2019 - April 2020) will provide a variety of construction, maintenance (regular and winter) and repair services to roads, roadsides, signs, culverts and drainage features, public property and other municipally owned infrastructure for the safety and convenience of the public and will assist in other areas of the Public Works operations. 

Casual Equipment Operators (November 2019 - April 2020) are employed by the Municipality on an as needed basis and perform the same duties as the temporary Equipment Operator.

The Winter Patrol/Night Patrol (November 2019 - April 2020) will provide a variety of duties including but not limited to patrol and record weather and road conditions, equipment and road maintenance (regular and winter), services to roads, roadsides, signs, public property and other municipally owned infrastructure for the safety and convenience of the public.

Winter Control Job Posting
Equipment Operator Job Description
Winter Patrol/Night Patrol Job Description

Resumes will be received until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 4, 2019.  Please clearly identify the position applying for and send resumes to Human Resources

Fence Viewer Applications are Open!

Trent Hills is seeking the services of a minimum of three (3) interested individuals to act as Fence Viewers for the Municipality.

Fence Viewers govern the arbitration process, under the Line Fences Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.L. 17, when neighbours cannot agree on the construction, reconstruction, or maintenance of a boundary fence.  Fence Viewers will be paid when required to attend under the Line Fences Act.

The remuneration paid to appointed Fence Viewers is under review.

Applications may be submitted online, or picked up and submitted at the Municipal Office.  Please complete the online survey when applying.

The deadline for applications is 4:00 pm on Friday, August 23, 2019.

Applying to a job posting

You can submit your cover letter and resume:

  • Online
  • By fax 
  • By mail, or
  • In person

We thank all applicants who apply but we will only contact those selected for an interview.


All information is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act R.S.O. 1990, Chapter M45.


We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. We are pleased to accommodate individual needs in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Please let us know if you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process.

Background check

A valid and satisfactory Police Records Check will be required prior to start of employment. A Vulnerable Sector Check is required for identified positions.

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