At this step we'll email you a Recruit Additional Information form to complete. This provides us with further information about your background, which we use to run further background checks.
You'll also need to upload a "Cirriculum Vitae" or CV (sometimes it’s called a "resume"). It sets out your education, qualifications, and any previous occupations. A CV is arranged in reverse date order, so the most recent roles or positions appear first, at the top of your CV.
Your CV introduces you to our constabulary recruitment staff and tells us about you. Get familiar with the New Cops website so you understand the role of a Police Officer, then customise your CV to make it as strong as possible.
For instance, you may have particular skills you feel would help your future career with Police so be sure to include a brief summary of these in your CV.
In addition to any paid employment or education, our constabulary recruitment staff will take into consideration anything you do for the community. This could include working in a community group, playing or coaching sports, mentoring young people, involvement in the arts, volunteering, fundraising, or something else. Be sure to include an overview of this type of activity.
Before writing your CV you may benefit from reading about NZ Police’s values.