Combat Paramedic Job Australian Army Reserve

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Australian Army Reserve Seeking  Australian Paramedics

Army Reserve: Part-time Combat Paramedic Jobs

The Australian Army Reserve is seeking combat paramedics to work part-time across Australia.

Combat paramedics play one of the most important rolls in the ADF. They deliver pre-hospital emergency care, resuscitation, evacuation coordination, and primary health care when necessary anywhere from an Army exercise interstate to operations overseas. Successful applicants acquire plenty of knowledge to take back to your day job.

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Location: Training in Wagga Wagga. NSW
Then postings to Army Reserve units based in Townsville, Brisbane, Sydney, Newcastle, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Hobart.
Work Type: Part Time – combat paramedic job

Essential Selection Criteria and Experience Required:

  • At least 17 years of age
  • Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Minimum of a Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance) or equivalent qualification
    (for those who do not have an paramedic qualifications, the HLT51015-Diploma of Paramedical Science is the one qualification you need)


  • Initial 35-day military training course
  • 3 day Combat Paramedic training at your local Army unit
  • Serve between 20 and 100 days each year (at least 50 days preferred)
  • Fit service around your existing work and family commitments

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Benefits of Joining the Army Reserve:

  • tax-free daily pay
  • free health care and accommodation when serving
  • a flexible commitment
  • rewarding work that builds on your day job
  • comprehensive training
  • a supportive team environment
  • friendships that last a lifetime

Go to to submit your application.

What is your career journey?

To discover how you can become a fully qualified Ambulance Paramedic or Basic/Advanced Life Support Medic, complete a personalised paramedical career development plan.