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.
$1,916 - $2,762 *
*with effect from 1 Jan 2020
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 fifth year of service. These contributions will be invested to earn investment returns, and can be withdrawn in full upon retirement.
Direct-Entry Sergeants will receive a Sign-On Bonus of $10,000 upon appointment (subject to eligibility).
Strategic Payment Scheme
New officers can look forward to cash payouts of 3 months (LTA and below) quantum upon reaching their 3rd, 6th, 9th, 12th, 15th, 20th, and 25th year in service.
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.
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.
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.
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.