Medic Medical Technician Australian Army Melbourne

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Medic Medical Technician – Melbourne Eastern Suburbs


As a Medic (also known as Medical Technician) perform a vital paramedic service on exercises and deployments, while enjoying:

  • a good salary plus generous superannuation
  • ongoing investment in your personal and career development
  • free medical and dental
  • job security and a good work/life balance
  • rewarding work and world-class training
  • subsidized accommodation
  • a supportive team environment
  • travel and leave entitlements
  • free access to sports and fitness facilities
  • friendships that last a lifetime

All that plus exciting opportunities supporting Army domestic activities, including exercises and operations, with potential deployments overseas in support of Australian and coalition personnel.

Your role

If you’re thinking about becoming a paramedic or nurse, and like the idea of adding an exciting extra dimension to the role, this could be just the job.

As a Medic (Medical Technician) in the Army you’ll enjoy the job satisfaction of making a real difference to people’s lives. Plus, you’ll get to travel widely, work with some inspirational people and take part in rewarding activities while deployed on operations.

You can join the Army without medical experience as the training we provide is world-class. Amongst many other disciplines, you’ll learn:

  • advanced first aid
  • pre-hospital emergency care
  • resuscitation
  • evacuation procedures
  • life support, and
  • general nursing.

You will be taught to cope calmly and objectively when providing this care in what can sometimes be challenging circumstances with minimal support.

Initially, the main focus will be on developing your ability to provide fast and effective medical support in both operational and non-operational situations. But in time you may be given the opportunity to move into areas such as practice management, health logistics, training and team leadership.

Few medical positions offer the variety and career opportunities the Army can. Better still, you’ll be working for a dynamic organization that offers a great lifestyle plus opportunities and experiences you simply won’t find anywhere else.

So do you believe you have the drive and attributes to become an Army Medic (Medical Technician)? Then apply now.


  • Fully-paid trade training
  • Once trained, starting package approx. $65,000 p.a. plus superannuation
  • Numerous other benefits


  • Training in Wagga Wagga NSW and Bonegilla VIC
  • Then posting to Brisbane, Darwin or Townsville

Entry Requirements

  • At least 17 years of age
  • Australian Citizen
  • Year 10 completion with passes in English and Maths

If you do not have the required passes you may be eligible to sit an Alternative Education Equivalency assessment. Medical and fitness guidelines also apply.

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.