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Uniformed Positions

Entry Requirements

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  • Includes Diploma from International Baccalaureate (IB), NUS High School, NAFA and LASELLE.

Benefits

  • 14 – 18 days (Direct-Entry Sergeant) and 18 – 21 days (Direct-Entry Lieutenant) of vacation leave
  • 14 days of medical leave, or 60 days with hospitalisation
  • 12 days of annual study leave (subject to approval)
  • Comprehensive group insurance scheme
  • Marriage / Child birth benefits
  • Subsidised medical and dental treatment
  • Retention and retirement benefits (refer to position)

Direct-Entry Lieutenant

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As a Direct-Entry Lieutenant, you are revered for your ability to plan, lead and command a team of dedicated personnel in achieving SCDF’s mission of protecting and saving lives and property.

 

Salary

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Indicative salary for fresh graduates. Additional increments may be given for relevant work experience and completion of full-time National Service.

 

INVEST Retirement Package

As a uniformed officer, you will be eligible for retirement benefits under the INVEST Scheme. An annual contribution of 1.5 months of your gross salary will be credited into your retirement account starting from your 2nd year of service. An additional contribution of 7.75% of your gross salary will also be credited monthly into your retirement account starting from your 7th year of service. These contributions will be invested to earn investment returns, and can be withdrawn in full upon retirement.

 

Training

To groom you into an effective leader, you will first be required to undergo a 7-month residential Rota Commander Course (RCC) that will equip you with skills in incident management, fire safety and investigation and Hazardous Materials (HazMat) mitigation.

 

Trainees will also undergo leadership development modules, which may comprise an overseas segment.

 

Foundation Postings

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Career Roadmap

A wide variety of career tracks are available to help you uncover your strengths and interests as you progress through your career in SCDF. Regardless of which track you undertake, you can be assured of challenging roles of a diversified nature.

 

Subsequent postings may expose you to the following tracks:

Roadmap

 

Under the new unified rank scheme, good performing Direct-Entry Lieutenants can be directly promoted to the rank of Captain within the first few years in the Force.

 

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Direct-Entry Sergeant (Fire & Rescue Specialist)

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As a Fire & Rescue Specialist (FRS), you will be responsible for translating the capabilities of the SCDF to the ground as well as ensuring the operational readiness of the personnel under your charge.

 

Salary

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Indicative salary for fresh graduates. Additional increments may be given for relevant work experience and completion of full-time National Service.

 

INVEST Retirement Package

As a uniformed officer, you will be eligible for retirement benefits under the INVEST Scheme. A contribution of 7.75% of your gross salary will be credited monthly into your retirement account starting from your 7th year of service. These contributions will be invested to earn investment returns, and can be withdrawn in full upon retirement. 

 

Sign-On Bonus

Direct-Entry Sergeants will receive a Sign-On Bonus of $10,000 upon appointment (subject to eligibility).

 

Retention Bonus

Direct-Entry Sergeants can expect to receive attractive retention payouts ranging from $7,000 to $10,000 over the first 13 years of service. 

 

Pre-Enlistees

Fulfil your National Service liability by serving 5 years as a regular Direct-Entry Sergeant (FRS), and still draw full salary and benefits. Pre-enlistees should apply 3 months before your enlistment date.

 

Training

You will undergo a 5-month residential Section Commander Course (SCC) that allows you to develop specialised skills in fire fighting, rescue techniques and HazMat mitigation. Trainees will also undergo leadership development segments aimed at honing their man-management skills.

 

Postings

After completing the SCC, you will be posted as a Section Commander at a fire station where you will lead a team in responding to emergencies and incidents. This will enable you to obtain valuable operational experience and team leadership skills. Subsequent postings may expose you to command (e.g. Deputy Rota Commander at a fire station) or specialist functions (e.g. HazMat, Fire Investigation and Enforcement).

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Under the new unified rank scheme, good performing Direct-Entry Sergeants can be directly promoted to the rank of Lieutenant within the first few years in the Force (without a degree qualification).

 

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Direct-Entry Sergeant (Paramedic)

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As a Paramedic, you will be responsible for providing first-class pre-hospital care. In times of distress and pain, you are calm and quick to make sense of your patient’s needs.

 

Salary

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Indicative salary for fresh graduates. Additional increments may be given for relevant work experience and completion of full-time National Service.

 

INVEST Retirement Package

As a uniformed officer, you will be eligible for retirement benefits under the INVEST Scheme. A contribution of 7.75% of your gross salary will be credited monthly into your retirement account starting from your 7th year of service. These contributions will be invested to earn investment returns, and can be withdrawn in full upon retirement. 

 

Sign-On Bonus

Direct-Entry Sergeants will receive a Sign-On Bonus of $10,000 upon appointment (subject to eligibility).

 

Retention Bonus

Direct-Entry Sergeants can expect to receive attractive retention payouts ranging from $7,000 to $10,000 over the first 13 years of service. 

 

Pre-Enlistees

Fulfil your National Service liability by serving 5 years as a regular Direct-Entry Sergeant (Paramedic), and still draw full salary and benefits. Pre-enlistees should apply 3 months before your enlistment date.

 

Training

You will undergo a 15-month (1-month residential) Section Commander Course (SCC) that will equip you with medical knowledge, skills and the aptitude to take on the challenging role of a Paramedic who responds to pre-hospital medical emergencies.

 

Postings

After completing the SCC, you will be posted as a Paramedic at a fire station.  As you progress in your career, you can expect to take up higher appointments such as Paramedic Overall In-Charge, Paramedic Instructor or Medical Training Coordinator.

PRM - Postings table

Under the new unified rank scheme, good performing Direct-Entry Sergeants can be directly promoted to the rank of Lieutenant within the first few years in the Force (without a degree qualification).

 

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Last Updated: 06 October 2018