The Nelson Police Department is currently not hiring experienced, sworn exempt police officers. However please consider sending in your resume and cover letter which will be kept on file for one year in the event an opening becomes available, you may be contacted.

The current salary for a First-Class Constable is $94,224.38. 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 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.

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  1. Nelson Police Department

    Physical Address
    606 Stanley Street
    Nelson, BC V1L 1N4

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