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Zoning inspectors

OaSIS code 43202.08

Zoning inspectors investigate properties in violation of zoning and related by-laws.

Overview

Also known as

  • Zoning enforcement officer
  • Zoning inspector

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Investigate properties in violation of zoning and related by-laws, after receiving requests for licence clearances pertaining to zoning and related by-laws, and on receipt of building permit applications.

Additional information

No data has been provided for this section.

Similar occupations classified elsewhere

Exclusions:

  • Engineering inspectors and regulatory officers (22231)
  • Police officers (except commissioned) (42100)

NOC hierarchy breakdown

NOC version

NOC 2021 Version 1.0

Broad occupational category

4 – Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services

TEER

3 – Occupations usually require a college diploma or apprenticeship training of less than two years; or more than six months of on-the-job training

Major group

43 – Assisting occupations in education and in legal and public protection

Sub-major group

432 – Assisting occupations in legal and public protection

Minor group

4320 – Assisting occupations in legal and public protection

Unit group

43202 – By-law enforcement and other regulatory officers

Occupational profile

43202.08 – Zoning inspectors

Work characteristics

Work characteristics gathers the various components describing the work environment of each occupation, such as employers, work activities, and the work context. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of complexity (for Work Activities) or other measurement dimensions (for Work Context), and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Work Activities

Proficiency or complexity level
Judging Quality
4 - High Level
Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
4 - High Level
Analyzing Data or Information
3 - Moderate Level
Applying New Knowledge
3 - Moderate Level
Clerical Activities
3 - Moderate Level

Work Context

Structural Job Characteristics

Structured versus Unstructured Work
Degree of freedom to determine tasks and priorities
2 - Low amount of freedom
Work Week Duration
Worked hours in a typical week
2 - Between 35 to 40 hours

Physical Work Environment

Physical Proximity
Physical distance from others
3 - Somewhat close (e.g. share office)

Physical Demands

Sitting
Duration
2 - Less than half the time
Standing
Duration
3 - About half the time
Bending or Twisting the Body
Duration
2 - Less than half the time

Interpersonal Relations

Contact with Others
Frequency
4 - Every day, a few times per day
Duration
5 - All the time, or almost all the time
Work with Work Group or Team
Importance
1 - Minimally important
Frequency
1 - Once a year or more but not every month

Workplaces/employers

  • Municipal and provincial government agencies
  • Municipal governments
  • Provincial governments

Skills and abilities

This section displays the various competencies required for an occupation. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of proficiency (for Skills and Abilities) or importance (for Personal Attributes) and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Abilities

Proficiency or complexity level
Colour Perception
3 - Moderate Level
Far Vision
3 - Moderate Level
Glare Tolerance
3 - Moderate Level
Gross Body Equilibrium
3 - Moderate Level
Information Ordering
3 - Moderate Level

Skills

Proficiency or complexity level
Critical Thinking
3 - Moderate Level
Decision Making
3 - Moderate Level
Monitoring
3 - Moderate Level
Oral Communication: Oral Comprehension
3 - Moderate Level
Oral Communication: Oral Expression
3 - Moderate Level

Personal Attributes

Importance
Analytical Thinking
4 - Highly important
Attention to Detail
4 - Highly important
Independence
4 - Highly important
Active Learning
3 - Important
Adaptability
3 - Important