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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

Traineeships and graduates (Jobs4Youth)

Traineeships are offered through the Jobs4Youth 2017 initiative.

The Government Youth Traineeship Program provides young South Australians opportunities to enter government through 12-month traineeships. Trainees undertake vocational training through a Registered Training Organisation, e.g. TAFE and practical work experience in a government department such as SA Police.

Upon the successful completion of a traineeship, the department seeks to offer ongoing employment where possible. Alternatively assistance is given to find employment elsewhere.

Who can apply?

Traineeships are open to people between the ages of 17-24 (and in some selected circumstances up to the age of 30) who live in South Australia and have:

  • completed Year 11 or SACE Stage 1 (a small number of traineeships only require completion of Year 10)


  • graduated from or are undertaking vocational training with a Registered Training Provider e.g. TAFE.

Young people between the ages of 17-28 (inclusive) who live in South Australia and have met the minimum level of schooling identified above are also encouraged to apply if they:

  • are Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islanders
  • have a declared disability
  • are long-term unemployed (12 months or more)
  • are currently or have been under the Guardianship of the Minister for Families and Communities.

Application process

Applications can be lodged through the Jobs4Youth 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.