Working for SA Ambulance

Are you looking for a career where you can make a positive difference in the South Australian community?

It could be providing life-saving patient care on the front line, answering South Australia’s Triple Zero (000) calls in our Emergency Operations Centre, or a range of other operational and behind-the-scenes support roles.

We operate from more than 100 locations across the metropolitan suburbs of Adelaide and regional South Australia.

A range of exciting and rewarding career opportunities are available with us.

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Benefits

Giving back to the community

A career at SAAS is more than just a job, it is a real way to make a difference and serve our community inline with our Patient First Values.

Never stop learning

Employees are actively encouraged and supported to pursue learning and development opportunities, and career progression within the Service.

Access to staff and wellness and support programs

To help staff in what can be a challenging role, SAAS provide various programs to support staff wellbeing.

Working for the SA Public Sector

Working in the South Australian public sector is more than just a job. Be part of our dedicated team and embrace our diversity and values.

What our staff have to say

Our people are the driving force behind our success with providing the best emergency ambulance response and pre-hospital care for the people of South Australia. We are a diverse team from a range of backgrounds, working at different levels and in a broad range of roles. We are committed to reflecting the diverse community we support, while creating an inclusive workplace for all of our people.

“I do what I do because I know the work is important and I am able to give my time to the community and people who need it. It's a great feeling to know that you have assisted in making a difference in someone's life. ”

Jemai, Emergency Medical Dispatcher

“The unpredictable nature of this profession is exciting. We have the pleasure of interacting and treating patients across all walks of life ensuring that every patient is treated with respect and dignity, irrespective of their age, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, or socio-economic status. ”

Lachie, Paramedic

“I love what I do because every day is different and full of variety. I value the impact and commitment I make to the community through responding to non-emergency care requests, and in the transportation of patients. ”

Naomi, Emergency Support Services Ambulance Officer

Current Vacancies

SA Ambulance Service advertises all of its vacancies on the SA Health Careers and the Government of South Australia IWORKFORSA employment job board.  From time to time we may also advertise specialised roles in employment media such as Seek or other niche employment websites and/or publications.

Many of our operational roles such as Paramedic Interns, Emergency Medical Dispatch Officer and Patient Transfer Officer roles are usually advertised annually.

You may also wish to establish a similar Job Alert on the IWORKFORSA employment job board to be advised of when our roles are advertised.


Who we employ

Learn about our range of operational and non-operational roles to ensure patient safety is achieved.

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Careers FAQ

Questions on our operational positions, visit our frequently asked questions page.

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