Safety, Security and Emergency Services
- Do you like action and adventure?
- Can you handle stressful situations?
- Are you safety conscious?
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There are lots of different careers paths in the Navy. For example: Combat Officers, Engine Room Attendants, Divers, Fire Fighters, People with skills in Hospitality, Logistics, Communications, PR, HR and lots more. You’ll be surprised what the Navy needs and hires. They even need people to play in the Navy Band.
A Bodyguard (Close Protection Officer) is a specialised security man or woman who protects a person/s. People who need protection – usually include celebrities, wealthy or politically important figures.
Naval Combat Operators are responsible for executing the Navy’s main function – maritime warfare. Naturally they are highly-motivated, well-trained leaders with the necessary expertise in putting complex computerised weaponry to effective use.
If you are interested in crime and/or crime prevention and you have a clear sense of what’s right and wrong, you might consider becoming a Criminologist. You need to be extremely hard working, focused and detail orientated.
An Emergency Service and Rescue Official is responsible for keeping risk to community down and to monitor the safe working conditions of emergency personnel.
Emergency Service and Rescue Officials are either qualified as Fire Fighters, Ambulance Officers, Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedics andAmbulance Paramedics.
Do you like danger and adventure? Are you brave and responsible? Can you handle stressful situations? If you said YES, YES, YES – then becoming a Fire Fighter may be the job you’re looking for!
The Flying Squad Official provides a quick response to priority, serious and violent crimes in progress in an attempt to apprehend the suspect and to limit possible further danger to the victim.
A Forensic Technician may also be called a criminalist. They specialise in collecting physical evidence from crime scenes. Forensic Technicians work alongside forensic scientists in a laboratory.
What is an Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic? An Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic is responsible for giving victims or patients the pre-hospital care they need before they get transported to the hospital.
Military pilots are highly trained professional pilots who work for the air force or army, flying military aircraft. A Military Pilot flies in the military (air force). Most men and women pilots specialise in one kind of aircraft, for example: Bombers, Flighters, Transport Planes, Fuelling Planes, Test Aircraft and Helicopters etc
The SA Navy offers adventurous young people excellent training and a life of challenge and excitement as a Navy Dver. You should be a strong swimmer and not suffer from claustrophobia or a fear of heights.
Paramedics are in demand! Thousands of lives are saved by Paramedics every year! A qualified Paramedic is the person who gives pre-hospital emergency medical (life support) care to patients. They are usually the first ‘medical’ person to arrive at an emergency situation like an accident, fire, terrorist attack etc.
A police officer is responsible for creating a safe and secure environment for all people in South Africa. As a member of the South African Police Service [SAPS] the police officer is directly involved in preventing, dealing with and investigating crime.
A Police Psychologists in the SAPS provide psychological assistance to personnel of the South African Police Service. They conduct workshops, do trauma debriefing and render counselling and psychotherapy.
If you can speak and read different languages well, you may consider becoming a Police Translator. Police Translators help police and other people in law enforcement by translating from one language to another.
A Soldier in the SA National Defence Force can follow a career in a number of fields: Foot Soldier, Engineering, Ammunitions, HR, Catering, Intelligence, and many more. You can enter the army with a matric / or with a diploma or degree. You can serve your country AND do what you love doing!
A Special Forces Manager is a highly trained and qualified member of the SANDF. They are responsible for the management of the special forces operations which includes training, preparation and monitoring military operations.
A Special Forces Operator works in the SA defence force (SANDF). A Special Forces Officer is a ‘special’ soldier that has extreme training and skills and assists the regular forces during war and peace time.
Are you interested in law enforcement? Would you like to work mainly outdoors? Are you confident and responsible? If you said, yes, yes, yes – then becoming a Traffic Officer could be the career you’re looking for!