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Call Centre and Other Careers

Our diverse range of career opportunities at SA Police means that, whatever your background and skills, your experience could be a highly valued addition to our organisation.

Are you ready to apply or keen to learn more about how you could make a difference? Below are some of the interesting and challenging opportunities available at SA Police that help support the important work of our officers.

Call Centre

The SA Police Call Centre plays a role in ensuring that police, emergency services, partner agencies, and the community remain safe during emergencies and major events.

As a Call Centre consultant, you’ll be the first point of contact, responding to 131 444 calls for police assistance and Crime Stoppers calls, and taking various police reports. Occasionally, you’ll also respond to Triple Zero (000) emergency calls and arrange policing responses.

Learn more about our available Call Centre opportunities.


SA Police employs a number of positions throughout our organisation that will use your accounting experience and qualifications in statutory reporting, taxation, financial systems and auditing.

Our forensic accountants also assist our police with their investigations, offering a specialist investigative and analytical account service, and providing independent expert evidence in both criminal and civil proceedings.

Information technology

Our dedicated team of IT professionals manage our communication services. This team includes:

  • analyst programmers
  • help-desk consultants
  • database administrators
  • network support engineers.
General administration

Our administrative and clerical staff play a vital role in keeping SA Police functioning smoothly. Your skills and experience will provide real benefits to our metropolitan, regional, or central office locations.

Procurement and contract management

Our professional team of contract advisors and purchasing officers oversees our procurement and contract management services.

Other specialist roles

We also have a number of rewarding roles within SA Police available for specialists in:

  • fingerprint investigation
  • intelligence analysis
  • law
  • welfare including psychology and social work
  • work health and safety including injury prevention and management
  • human resources
  • records management.

View information about current job vacancies

Read about our volunteering opportunities

South Australian Graduate Programs and Initiatives

SA Police is committed to supporting government initiatives and programs that support the employment of young people within the public sector. As an example, Skilling SA is a South Australian government initiative with the aim of helping people gets skills and qualifications, to build careers and meet workforce needs of the industry now into the future. Through the Skilling SA Public Sector project, participants may be either:

  • Pathway 1 - employed by the South Australian Public Sector as an apprentice, trainee or graduate on a contract of training;
  • Pathway 2 - a trainee or apprentice employed by a group training organisation and hosted in a public sector agency for the work component of their traineeship; or
  • Pathway 3 - an existing public sector employee training in an area of key skill demand.

Pathway 1 of the Skilling SA Public Sector Project provides for the recruitment, employment and training of new apprentices, trainees and graduates in SA Police.

Please note that whilst Skilling SA is the current SA government initiative which provides for the recruitment, employment and training of new apprentices, trainees and graduates, there may be future SA government initiatives and programs which may be implemented within SA Police.

Who can apply?

Information on eligibility for traineeships and the graduate program are published on the Office of the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment website.

Application process

Trainee and graduate roles within SAPOL are published on the IWORKFORSA website.

Finance Graduates

If you specialise in accounting, economics, finance, or business and commerce, view the Department of Treasury and Finance’s Graduate Development Program.