Coordinator Crime Prevention Services​​​​​​​

New Westminster Police Department

Coordinator Crime Prevention Services

Crime Prevention Unit

Regular Full-Time  


CUPE, Local 387    

35 hours per week (non-standard work hours)

$61,361 to $72,246 per year plus benefits 

The New Westminster Police Department is seeking an experienced individual who will be responsible for the organization, direction and coordination of administrative support and community policing service for the Crime Prevention Unit within the Police Department. Responsibilities include planning, organizing, supervising and evaluating the work of one or more staff; recruits and directs a large number of volunteers engaged in program execution; coordinates and promotes the Crime Free Multi-Housing program; identifies the need for and implements community crime prevention programs; liaises with a variety of internal and external contacts; and performing related work as required.

  • Completion of Grade 12 supplemented by courses related to the work, plus considerable related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.
  • Considerable knowledge of community policing and crime prevention objectives, principles, programs and services.
  • Working knowledge of applicable program policies, rules and regulations, and of the methods, procedures and techniques as related to the work performed.
  • Considerable knowledge of methods and practices for the recruitment, assessment, training, motivation and direction of crime prevention volunteers.
  • Thorough knowledge of the needs of community groups, businesses, and individuals as they relate to the work performed.
  • Ability to identify the need for, adopt or develop, and implement and coordinate crime prevention programs, services and activities.
  • Ability to plan, organize, supervise and evaluate the work of staff and to coordinate and oversee volunteer activities.
  • Ability to conduct safety assessments and make related recommendations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external contacts and to communicate tactfully and effectively orally and in writing, and to make presentations. Public speaking experience is an asset.
  • Ability to oversee the provision of effective office support services.
  • Ability to develop and implement methods, procedures and systems related to the work and to forecast unit budget requirements and monitor and track expenditures.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain a variety of reports, records, correspondence, training materials, files, grant applications and other materials related to the work.
  •  Ability to work non-standard hours of work as operationally required.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Police background and security clearance.
  • Valid BC Driver’s License. 

In addition to your cover letter and resume please attach a separate Word or PDF document answering the following four questions:
  1. What interests you in working at the NWPD.
  2. Why do you want this position?
  3. How does this position fit into your career plans?
  4. What do you enjoy most about your current (or last) position? What do/did you enjoy the least?

Apply by sending your resume and cover letter quoting competition #19-P12, by October 7, 2019 to the New Westminster Police Department via email at

We thank all applicants in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The New Westminster Police Department is committed to employment equity. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Keeping New Westminster Safe and Secure

Organization: New Westminster Police Department
Location: New Westminster, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Police Services
Posted: September 12, 2019, 1:49 pm
Expires: October 7, 2019, 4:30 pm

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