Student Ambulance Officers
Making the decision to join our Student Ambulance Officer program will be one of the most important career decisions you ever make.
Starting on the pathway to becoming a Paramedic is an extremely challenging, yet highly rewarding decision.
To ensure you have all the skills you need to make a difference in this exciting new role, you’ll undertake ongoing practical and academic components over a 4 year period including university studies and working on-road. If you have the qualities to become a St John Ambulance Officer register your interest.
It’s such a challenging career, no two days are ever the same”.Student Ambulance Officer
To be successful you will be required to meet academic, personal and physical requirements, and have at least three years life experience after finishing school.
The Information Pack will tell you everything you need to know about the role, how best to apply for a position and the selection process which will follow your application.
Pathways to Entry
Candidates that are successful in gaining a position as a Student Ambulance Officer will undertake a Bachelor of Health Science (Major in Paramedicine) at Curtin University.
Salary and Benefits
In your first year of study you will be required to undertake full-time study; this study load is subject to any recognition of prior learning you may be granted. The first year is the pre-employment year and un-paid. After completing the first year of study and meeting all pre-employment requirements you will become a paid St John Ambulance Officer.
Rates of pay– Ambulance Officer/Paramedic effective from
1 July 2013
|Position||Base Rate Weekly||Hourly Rate||Shift Allowance Weekly||Shift Penalty Weekly||Total Weekly||Total Annually|
|Student Ambulance Officer - CPHC||$928.31||$24.43||$928.31||$48,427.06|
|Student Ambulance Officer - Operations||$962.09||$25.32||$306.98||$25.32||$1,294.39||$67,523.82|
|Ambulance Officer Grade 1||$973.33||$25.61||$310.57||$25.61||$1,309.52||$68,313.17|
|Ambulance Officer Grade 2||$1,075.76||$28.31||$343.25||$28.31||$1,447.32||$75,502.13|
|Ambulance Paramedic - AP1||$1,268.23||$33.37||$404.66||$33.37||$1,706.27||$89,010.37|
|Ambulance Paramedic - AP2||$1,335.17||$35.14||$426.02||$35.14||$1,796.33||$93,708.38|
|Ambulance Paramedic - AP3||$1,402.38||$36.90||$447.47||$36.90||$1,886.75||$98,425.46|
The Functional Capacity Evaluation is the physical component of the recruitment process. Download the fitness test for details.
Talk to Us
For further information on this position please email email@example.com or call 1800 086 751.
The information contained on this website is correct as of November 2010. Please note that entry, prerequisites and conditions of employment may change without notice.