Civilian Application Process

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.