Ambulance Victoria (AV) is a recognised world leader in pre-hospital emergency care and we accept applications all year round for Graduate Ambulance Paramedics and Advanced Life Support (ALS) Qualified Ambulance Paramedics to join our innovative and professional team.
Becoming a member of the Ambulance Victoria team, you’ll enjoy a professional working environment that recognises the importance of work/life balance. Our team is focused on cultural change to support continuous improvement, with exciting times ahead for us, aiming to provide even greater targeted pre-hospital care to all Victorians. You will also enjoy benefits such as salary packaging, defined benefits superannuation and supported career growth.
You can apply any time – applications are open all year round and will be processed on an ongoing basis and suitable applicants are invited to attend an AV Assessment Centre.
We’re looking for talented, passionate people who are looking for a career with a difference, and have:
Successfully completed, or are in their final year of a recognised ambulance qualification at an Australian or New Zealand university.
A full Victorian driver’s licence or held a P2 probationary licence for at least 1 year prior to commencement.
Highly developed communication skills, including fluent verbal and written English.
A good level of health and fitness.
The ability to think clearly and act quickly.
Clear decision making and judgement skills.
Adaptability and resilience.
As a Graduate Ambulance Paramedic, you will enjoy a structured, on-road supervision and learning program for your first year of employment, to help you find your feet in this amazing and challenging career. Once completed, you’ll graduate to become a full Qualified Ambulance Paramedic with AV.
If you have a graduate recruitment query please in the first instance read through the available information on the AV website, in particular the AV Assessment Centre Information Sheet below.
How to apply for a Graduate Paramedic Role at Ambulance Victoria
We invite interested applicants in their final semester of study to submit their application for the role of Graduate Ambulance Paramedic.
To apply for a position, please click ‘Paramedic Vacancies’ below to submit your application online.
Please note, once you have registered your details, you will receive an email requesting that you submit scanned certified copies of the following documents before your application is assessed;
National Police Certificate (issued by the Australian Federal Police, State Police Service or an accredited organisation with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission [ACIC])
Driving History Report (including statement of demerit points and convictions for each state/territory or country you have resided in the last 5 years)
Proof of right to work in Australia (Passport/ /Birth Certificate or VISA)
Front and back copy of your driver’s license
Most recent Academic Transcript (An academic transcript is an official record of your studies, issued by your university. We do not accept unofficial transcripts.)
Once submitted, you will receive an email confirming receipt of your application. You will be contacted in due course via email to advise of assessment activities.
We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse and indigenous Australian backgrounds.
Ambulance Victoria Assessment Centre
Ambulance Victoria has introduced a modern, best practice Assessment Centre to deliver a better experience for candidates and enable a more effective recruitment process.
The structured assessment centre puts a stronger focus on the practical application of clinical knowledge and capabilities through scenario-based assessment.
All candidates will have the opportunity to demonstrate their capabilities through a mix of formal and informal, group and one-on-one assessments.
At the Assessment Centre, candidates are allocated to groups which rotate through three activities – a question and answer session, group assessment and behavioural interview. Each activity has a duration of approximately 60 minutes.
In line with our commitment to improving the physical and mental health, wellbeing and safety of our people, candidates are required to undertake Alcohol and Other Drug testing as part of their Medical and Physical Assessment, as well as Psychological Screening.
Read more about our recruitment process in the AV Assessment Centre Information Sheet below.