18 December 2008

News Release - Home Team Recruitment Fair to be held on 20 & 21 December 2008 at Vivo City, 18 December 2008

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is looking to fill over 1,000 job vacancies in various positions in the respective Home Team Departments. A career in the Home Team offers many unique rewards, challenges and opportunities to talented men and women who want to play a hands-on role in keeping Singapore safe and secure.

2 Come down to the Home Team Recruitment Fair on 20 & 21 December 2008, at Vivo City (South Court/South Avenue) to find out what are these career opportunities available within the six participating Home Team, i.e. the

    • Singapore Police Force;
    • Internal Security Department;
    • Singapore Civil Defence Force;
    • Singapore Prison Service;
    • Immigration & Checkpoints Authority; and
    • Central Narcotics Bureau.
Visit us to find out why we are known as Singapore's Home Team, with multiplicity of purpose but one shared mission.

3 Talk to our career counsellors who will explain the different and unique capabilities of our officers as well as the various training and development opportunities that the Home Team offers to successful candidates. Interested applicants will also have the chance to participate in a first-round selection interview to ascertain eligibility and suitability for a Home Team career. For this recruitment fair, MHA is partnering the Employment & Employability Institute (E2i) to enable job seekers who are not able to find suitable opportunity for skills upgrading and job placement in other industry sectors.

4 Guest-of-Honour, the Senior Parliamentary Secretary (Ministry of Education and Home Affairs) Mr Masagos Zulkifli, will be launching the Home Team Recruitment Fair at 10a.m on 20 December 2008 at the promenade area outside the South Avenue/South Court of Vivo City.

(* Mr Masagos Zulkifli will give his opening remarks at 10.30am)

5 To give members of the public a better understanding of the work of a Home Team officer, there will also be displays of our various operational capabilities and equipment such as the Firebike and Red Rhino from SCDF, and a Tactical Assault Vehicle, Traffic Police motorbike and WRX vehicle from SPF.

6 Join the ranks of professionals dedicated to maintaining the security well-being of our nation. The Singapore we want to live in is of our own making!

Minister of Home Affairs
18 December 2008