Ambulance is a unique working environment, where the actions of each employee contribute to the ultimate aim of caring for our patients. While the lifesaving work of our paramedics is the cornerstone of Ambulance Victoria, what goes on behind the scenes is just as important to helping us help the community. With more than 4000 employees, there are a variety of jobs out on the road and in our support functions including finance, people services, IT, payroll, operational projects and many others. A career at Ambulance Victoria is so much more than just a job, it is a real way to make a difference.
Become a Paramedic
If you would like to join Ambulance Victoria as a qualified paramedic, you must hold a recognised degree in Paramedic Studies and have suitable experience.
To apply as a graduate paramedic, you must have completed, or be in your final year of, a recognised university course.
The paramedic course is generally a three-year degree and teaches students the fundamentals of their medical training including anatomy, biology and physiology.
To work as a paramedic with Ambulance Victoria, you must be a citizen of Australia or New Zealand, be an Australian Permanent Resident or hold a full unrestricted work visa. You must also hold a full Victorian driver’s licence or have held a probationary licence at P2 for at least one year.
Experience in the non-emergency stretcher transport environment provides an invaluable stepping stone for transition to emergency operations with Ambulance Victoria.
Ambulance Victoria is proud to have over 1,000 Community First Responders. The role of the First Responder is an integral part of Ambulance Victoria’s operational response in rural and remote communities.