SA Ambulance Service is seeking experienced paramedics and experienced intensive care paramedics to join the team of dedicated clinicians on the front line delivering prehospital care.

Paramedic roles are based in various locations across the Adelaide metropolitan area and regional South Australia.

Our paramedics work within a structured team environment, with accessible team leaders and managers supporting continual professional and personal development as clinicians.


Paramedic (Experienced) Job Capacity Statement (PDF)

SAAS will be recruiting Experienced Paramedics and Intensive Care Paramedics in Metro and Country locations

SAAS will be recruiting experienced paramedics and experienced intensive care paramedics in Metro and Country, South Australia

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for these roles.


To be eligible to apply as an experienced paramedic or experienced intensive care paramedic, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a permanent resident or Citizen of Australia or New Zealand or hold full rights to work in Australia (no sponsorship will be provided by SAAS)
  • Must be registered with AHPRA in the Paramedicine profession
  • Have successfully completed a Paramedic Internship or equivalent work history
  • Have experience as a practicing Paramedic relevant to the role
  • Hold or be willing to obtain a current National Police Clearance (Unsupervised Contact with Vulnerable Groups) and South Australian Working with Children Check
  • Hold a current unrestricted Driver’s Licence valid in South Australia (license must meet SA driving requirements – i.e., class C).

Applicants must also met the required Pre-Employment Medical & Functional Assessment activities and assessments ensuring compliance with SA Health care worker immunisation and screening requirements as outlined in the SA Health Policy Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening, and vaccination policy.

How to apply

To learn more or apply, you can access the role advertisement on the iWorkForSA website using the links below:

Information coming soon

Experienced Paramedic – Chelsea

Chelsea is one of our Experienced Paramedics and has moved over from Tasmania, after falling in love with Adelaide. Chelsea says she was interested in joining SAAS because of the new career opportunities.

“I wanted to become a better paramedic and extend my career, and I knew that I needed a different environment and new opportunities to reach for. ”

Join Chelsea and the team at SA Ambulance Service