CIVILIAN OPPORTUNITIES

CIVILIAN OPPORTUNITIES

Our 20 + civilian employees play a critical role in the safety and well being of the citizens of West Vancouver. We offer full time, part time and casual employment in both a unionized and non-unionized environment.

The West Vancouver Police Department offers a variety of opportunities in the following sections:

  • Human Resources
  • Administration
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Investigations & Intelligence
  • Records
  • Community Services
  • Victim Services

 

We are looking for individuals committed to making a difference and whose, skills and abilities reflect our core values.

CIVILIAN APPLICATION PROCESS

You must be a Canadian Citizen or have Permanent Resident status to apply

When applying for a current posting, you will be required to go through the following steps:


Panel Interview

  • This is a behavioral based interview that covers competencies related to the role.


Application and Integrity Lifestyle Questionnaires

  • These questionnaires cover all aspects of an applicant’s life. The West Vancouver Police Department is aware that people make mistakes, mature at different rates and change their behaviour from childhood to adult life.
  • Please be advised that deceit, dishonesty or non-disclosure concerning questions in these documents, or during any other stage of your application process will result in disqualifying you from this process.


Background Investigation

  • Consists of an extensive investigation into the applicant’s life history.
  • Fingerprint check
  • Polygraph Examination
    • Applicants that make it to this stage are required to participate in a polygraph examination.

CURRENT CIVILIAN OPENINGS

Casual Victim Services Case Worker

Victim Services Case Worker

(Casual)

The West Vancouver Police Department is looking to hire one (1) Casual Victim Services Case Worker to join our Victim Services Team.

Victim Services provides short-term support, assistance, information, and referrals to community resources to individuals who have been a victim of crime or affected by trauma within the District of West Vancouver.   

Primary responsibilities for this role involve delivering front-line support services to victims, witnesses, and families in a wide range of incidents, including but not limited to; sudden deaths, fatal motor vehicle incidents, next-of-kin notifications, robberies, and assaults. Case Workers provide victims with information regarding available support, in addition to information relating to Victim Rights and the Criminal Justice System by way of office follow-up or on-scene attendance.

A qualified applicant will have:
Completed grade 12 supplemented by a post-secondary diploma or degree in a related field plus a minimum of one year's related experience.

A valid class 5 BC driver’s license with a safe driving history is required.

Preference will be given to applicants that have experience in a police environment, a victim services program, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The preferred applicant will also have knowledge of the criminal justice system and community services. The successful applicant will be a team player with a positive attitude who collaborates with others; can deal courteously, tactfully, and diplomatically with members of the public, and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance, including a polygraph examination.

Position Status:

Compensation:                 

Casual

$33.71 + 14% in lieu of benefits

Hours of Work:

On Call - Varied

Days and hours of work may vary and will include evenings, weekends, and Statutory Holiday coverage.

Closing Date:

Noon, April 10th, 2024

To Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter in PDF format to [email protected]

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF IDENTIFICATION

· Valid Canadian Driver’s Licence
· Valid BC Identification Card (with photo)
· Valid BC Services Card
· Valid Passport – Canadian or Foreign
· Valid Canadian Permanent Residency Card
· Current Canadian Student ID Card (for youth applicants ages 12-17) *secondary Gov’t issued ID required
· Canadian Birth Certificate
· Valid Canadian Citizenship Card
· Valid Canadian Certificate of Native Status Card
· Valid Nexus Card
· Employee Identification Card issued by the Federal, Provincial or Territorial Government (with photo)
· Old Age Security Identification Card
· Valid Firearms Licence
· Municipal or RCMP Police Identification (with photo only)