Careers

The Nelson Police Department is currently not hiring police officers; however, resumes and cover letters will be kept on file for one year. Should an opening become available, applicants may be contacted.

For more information regarding employment with the Nelson Police Department please contact the Chief Constable’s Office at 250-505-5653 or send an email to administration@nelsonpolice.ca with your cover letter and resume.

Current serving police officers from outside of Canada do not qualify as an exempt officer candidate. Non-Canadian police officers would enter into the candidate selection process as a new recruit. New recruit applicants from outside of Canada must have Permanent Residence/Landed Immigrant status for a minimum period of 2 years to apply.

The Nelson Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace.


  1. Nelson Police Department


    Physical Address
    606 Stanley Street
    Nelson, BC V1L 1N4

    Phone: 250-354-3919
    Fax: 250-354-4179
    Emergency: 911