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WE ARE HIRING!

 

Now is a great time to join the NWPD. Please be sure to read these instructions carefully and if you have any questions, please email recruiting@nwpolice.org.

 

BEFORE YOU APPLY:

The application process for the NWPD is an extensive one. Please make sure you allow yourself sufficient time to complete this process. It is recommended that your review our minimum requirements and preferred qualifications.

By completing this application, you acknowledge and understand that honesty, integrity, and lifestyle are areas that are scrutinized closely when considering applications, and that all questions in these documents are necessary for this purpose. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that their application is accurate and complete. Incomplete or illegible applications will not be reviewed.

Applications are valid for one year from the date of submission.

All documents submitted with your application become property of the NWPD and will not be returned to the applicant. The majority of NWPD communication will be done via email and may be sent to you from several different people within the Department. Unfortunately, a lot of our emails end up in the applicants spam folders and invitations and important communications are missed. It is your responsibility to check your email inbox and spam folder frequently. It is also recommended that once you receive an email from NWPD that you add that person to your contact list and identify them as a safe contact.

 

TO APPLY, DOWNLOAD THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:

Download these three documents:

These documents need to be downloaded. They are not viewable in most web browsers, or on a phone, or on a tablet.

  1. Application for Police Constable
  2. Security Clearance Questionnaire
  3. Supporting & Signed Documents

How to open the Application and Security Clearance documents

  1. Ensure you have Adobe Acrobat Reader or Reader DC.
  2. Hover your mouse over the document and right click on it (without opening first-you will not be able to preview it) and save to your computer (choose Save Target As or Save As).
  3. You should now be able to open the documents from the location where you saved them .
  4. Depending on your computer, you may need to re-start. These documents are fillable forms.
  5. Once open, type in some content, save, then exit. Now, re-open the document to ensure that your version of Adobe will allow you to save and return.

 

 

TO APPLY, HERE IS WHAT TO SUBMIT:

ELECTRONICALLY SUBMITTED DOCUMENTS:

Email these two documents to recruiting@nwpolice.org

Subject line should read: LAST NAME, First Name: NWPD Application

Application for Police Constable

Security Clearance Questionnaire

HARD COPY SUBMITTED DOCUMENTS:

Submit these documents to Recruiting via mail or drop-off

Sign these documents:

Consent to Release of Personal and/or Private Information, Waiver, and Release

Applicant Declaration

Security Clearance Questionnaire: Declaration, Acknowledgement and Consent

NWPD Vision Report Form

NWPD Audiometric Report Form

Submit with your other hard copy documents:

Two Passport Size Photographs in Color – please print last name on the backside of the photos

Driver’s License – copy, please include both sides

Birth Certificate – copy

SIN Card/Letter – copy

Proof of Canadian Citizenship or Legal Permanent Resident Document – if born outside of Canada – copy

First Aid Certificate – copy

Official High School Education Transcripts*

Official Post-Secondary Education Transcripts*

International Credential Evaluation Services (ICES) Report – if education was obtained outside of Canada

*Transcripts are only official if they are submitted to the NWPD in a sealed envelope from the school/institution you attended.

 

 

IF YOU NEED FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS, HERE ARE DETAILED STEPS:

STEP 1

Download and save the following 3 documents to your computer:

Application for Police Constable

Security Clearance Questionnaire 

Supporting & Signed Documents

In order for these documents to be completed properly you will need to download and save them to your computer. The documents are not viewable in most web browsers, phones or tablets.

When you are saving these documents to your computer please use this format: LAST NAME, First Name: File Name

STEP 2

Complete the following 2 documents by typing your answers into the documents.

Application for Police Constable

Security Clearance Questionnaire

Some versions of Adobe will not allow you to save the and return to your work. To upgrade your Adobe, follow this link.

STEP 3

Print and complete the Supporting & Signed Documents, and submit them by mail or drop-off 

The NWPD Vision and Audiometric forms will need to be completed by you and the appropriate professional.

If you are invited to the NWPD POPAT, you will receive the actual paperwork that will need to be completed at that time.

STEP 4

Submit the Application for Police Constable and the Security Clearance Questionnaire via email.

Email these completed forms to recruiting@nwpolice.org

Subject line should read: LAST NAME, First Name: NWPD Application

STEP 5

Submit the Supporting & Signed Documents as a hard-copy.

Mail or drop-off at the New Westminster Police Station.

Please address the sealed envelope to:

New Westminster Police Department

Attention: Recruiting

555 Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC V3L 1B2

 

You will receive a confirmation email once your completed application (online and hard-copy submissions) has been processed. This may take up to 4 weeks.

 

If you have any questions, please contact recruiting@nwpolice.org