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Civilian employees are essential to the New Westminster Police Department being able to provide policing services to our community.  We have over 50 civilian employees, full-time and auxiliary, who provide excellent service to the public and support to our police officers on the front line, so our police officers can do their jobs safely, effectively and efficiently.


Types of Civilian Opportunities

  • Administration
  • Communications Operations (non-emergency)
  • Crime Prevention
  • Criminal Intelligence
  • Disclosure
  • Finance
  • Forensic Video Analysis
  • Freedom of Information and Privacy
  • Information Technology
  • Property Services
  • Records Management
  • Recruiting
  • Victim Assistance

Current Opportunities

Visit our Career portal to explore our current opportunities.

Civilian opportunities may include permanent full-time or part-time, or temporary full-time, part-time or casual/auxiliary. All details will be included in each job posting.

Note: Our career portal is shared with the City of New Westminster.

Set Up a Job Alert

Creating a Job Alert allows you to be notified by email of new opportunities that match your search criteria. Visit our Career portal and click on “Positions Open” to find out how to set up a Job Alert.

Recruitment Process

The recruiting process for any police agency is a comprehensive and timely process. The NWPD places significant value on our recruitment process and once an applicant has submitted their application we expect you to be fully prepared and committed to our recruitment process.

STEP ONE – Job posting.

STEP TWO – Apply online using our Career Portal. Everyone who applies for a position with the New Westminster Police Department or City of New Westminster is required to create an applicant profile and complete an online application.

STEP THREE – Panel interview.

STEP FOUR – Background investigation including completion of the civilian security clearance questionnaire, intake interview, polygraph exam and reference checks.
Note: Those applicants who have recently undertaken a polygraph exam with another police agency may be exempt from the polygraph exam.

STEP FIVE – Job offer

Contact Information

For more information about Civilian Opportunities, please contact Human Resources at

We won’t accept resumes in-person, all resumes must be submitted through our Career Portal.

Thank you for your interest in joining the New Westminster Police Department.


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