• Location: Truro, NS
  • Deadline: January 4, 2022 at 4:00 pm


The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq
Department of Community Service and Infrastructure

Housing Inspector

About CMM
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq (The CMM) is a Tribal Council representing eight Mi’kmaq communities of mainland
Nova Scotia. Our mission is to proactively promote and assist Mi’kmaq communities’ initiatives towards self-determination and
enhancement of community. The CMM is located in the Millbrook Mi’kmaw Community in Nova Scotia and has over 100
Employees. The CMM’s Department of Infrastructure & Community Services is currently looking for an energetic, and
independent candidate to fill the role of Housing Inspector.

Position Overview
Under the direction of Senior Director of Community Services and Infrastructure, and reporting to the Community Infrastructure
Program Manager, the CMMNS Building Inspector, working with the CMMNS department of Community Service and
Infrastructure, the incumbent performs duties relating to the inspection of new and existing Part 9 and Part 3 buildings as per the
Nova Scotia Building Code Regulations, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation residential inspection programming, and the
Confederacy of the Mainland Mi’kmaq Residential Inventory and Valuations project. The Building Inspector will ensure
compliance with the National Building Code of Canada for Part 9 and Part 3 buildings and perform visual condition assessments
of existing housing units to identify deteriorated building conditions and provide cost estimates for the repair/renewal of noted
deficiencies. The Building Inspector will be required to prepare reports and summary documents as required. This position will
provide technical advisory and capacity building services to CMMNS member communities as requested.

Overview of Responsibilities:
 Generate inventories and perform visual condition inspection of existing First Nations dwelling units.
 Application of the National Building Code of Canada and supplemental codes and standards as they pertain to new
construction and existing residential units.
 Preparation of cost estimates for repair/renewal of residential deficiencies.
 Mentorship of CMMNS and First Nations personnel undertaking NSBOA certification.
 Assist in the development of inspection programming at CMMNS for member communities in Mainland Nova Scotia.

Position Requirements:
 Certified Building Official (Level 1 or Level 2) or P-ENG designation.
 Relevant post-secondary education (degree or diploma).
 Experience in the construction industry is required.
 Knowledgeable of the requirements of the National Building Code of Canada and supplemental codes and standards as
they pertain to the use, occupancy, and life safety of existing and new building construction.
 Experience in residential job cost estimation and quantity takeoffs is required.
 Experience in a Not-for-Profit organization is considered an asset.
 Previous First Nations housing experience is considered an asset.
 WETT Certification is considered an asset.
 A combination of experience and education may also be considered.
 Strong Excel knowledge is considered an asset.
 Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Office 365.
 Ability to work for long periods standing, walking, and accessing areas necessary for inspection.
 Willingness to travel for extended periods within Nova Scotia to deliver inspection programming.

Salary/Employment Term:
Anticipated Salary Range: $65,000.00 to $75,000.00 per year based on experience and qualifications. This position is a one-year
contract with the possibility of renewal. The CMM offers a substantial benefits package to all employees.

Application Deadline:  January 4th, 2022

How to Apply:

Submit Cover Letter and Resume to: Human Resources
c/o The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq
PO Box 1590, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 5V3

We are an equal opportunity employer; however, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority in accordance with the
Aboriginal Employment Preference Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission. Only those applicants who provide up-to-date CV along with Cover Letter and qualify for interview will be contacted. The successful candidate may be required to submit a current criminal record check.  Applicants MUST provide proof of Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residency.