Current Postings

Nelson Police Department

Full Time Experienced Officer / Casual Experienced Officer

The Nelson Police Department is currently hiring experienced Canadian Police Officers (in the Province and outside of British Columbia). This is an opportunity to join one of the oldest departments in the Province.

A small city with a big personality! Nelson is situated on the West Arm of the Kootenay Lake in the heart of the Selkirk Mountains and is home to an eclectic mix of long-time residents and those that are here for the lifestyle. This vibrant town boasts many well-preserved heritage buildings, amazing restaurants, bustling coffee shops, retail and sidewalk cafes. Nelson is also famous for its year-round playground for the outdoor enthusiast, such as skiing, hiking, biking, cycling, kayaking, boating and golfing, just to name a few.

You may be eligible as an exempt candidate if you:

  • Are currently a serving member of a Canadian Police force, and
  • Have had a minimum of three years' service with a Canadian Police force following graduation from their police training and
  • Successful completion of the B.C. Provincial Exemption Exam, and Have an exemplary service record.

You may be eligible as a casual experienced officer if you are recently retired from a Canadian Police Force.

Questions can be directed to:
Shiloh Perkins, Executive Assistant, Office of Chief Constable / 250-505-5653
If you wish to be considered for this position at the Nelson Police Department and meet the requirements noted above, please submit your detailed resume and cover letter, in confidence, to the attention of the Chief Constable at:
Chief Constable Donovan Fisher
606 Stanley St, Nelson, BC V1L 1N4
Please mark your application Nelson Police Constable Competition #23CU43
The Nelson Police Department is an equal opportunity employer is committed to employment equity.
We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.