As a HAS-ICA Specialist, you are responsible for the implementation and enforcement of the laws, regulations and policies of the various work of the Department.
*Appointment grade and starting salary will vary according to assessment of academic qualifications, relevant/useful work experiences and completion of Full-Time National Service.
Starting Salary Range*
Poly Diploma (5 local polytechnics / NAFA / LASALLE)
Full GCE 'A' Level Certificate (including pass in GP / KI)
IB Diploma / NUS High School Diploma
$1,800 to $2,230
GCE ‘O’ Level
$1,600 to $1,810
Sign on Bonus
Newly-appointed officers with a *polytechnic diploma qualification will be paid a sign-on bonus upon appointment to the Sergeant rank, with $3,000 paid upon signing on and $5,000 upon confirmation after one-year probation. There will be a bond of 2 years for the sign-on bonus, effective from the date of appointment.
* including NAFA and LASALLE diploma qualifications
ICA Specialists can expect to receive attractive retention payouts. Payments will be made in the 3rd and 5th years of service, and range from $6,000 to $10,000.
- 14 - 18 days vacation leave
- Medical & dental subsidies
- Group Life insurance
- Sponsorship for continuous education
- Use of government holiday bungalows
- Subsidies for sports and recreation activities
- Performance and annual bonuses
- Marriage / Child benefits
- Birthday vouchers
Training Programme after Appointment
Newly appointed officers will undergo an 8-week Basic Officer Course (non-residential) at the Home Team Academy, which will equip officers with the knowledge and skills to perform their duties.
- Document examination & forgery detection
- People, goods and vehicle screening
- Profiling techniques
- Law and legislation
- Firearms training
- Control and restraint techniques
- Attachment at Checkpoints, Enforcement Command and Services Centres
- Home Team Basic Course
Job Deployment after Training
Upon appointment, you may initially be deployed to the Woodlands Checkpoint, Tuas Checkpoint, Singapore Cruise Centre or other checkpoints. Officers deployed at checkpoints work on three shifts. They are also required to wear uniform while on duty.
Your duties and responsibilities include the screening of passports and passengers on arrival and departure, participation in operations on land or sea against smugglers, ship rummaging, contraband detection, investigations, conducting of raids and surprise checks on illegal immigrants.
Interested applicants may apply through Careers@Gov by clicking here.
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.