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Naval Diver

True courage dives deep. Defend our everyday as a Naval Diver.

Responsibilities

Known for their physical and mental strength, the Naval Divers are an elite group of individuals who form the Naval Diving Unit (NDU), one of the top fighting forces in the Republic of Singapore Navy.  

Benefits

As a Naval Diver, you will receive a competitive starting salary and remuneration package under the Officer career path or Warrant Officer/ Specialist Career path. 

Starting Salary

Earn a starting salary between

$2,420–$4,890

per month

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Officer Scheme

  • CPF Top-up account
  • Savings account
  • Retirement account
  • Service Bonuses

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Flex Benefits

Earn Flex credit points between

600–1000

per month

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Starting Salary

Officer Cadet 2nd Lieutenant/Lieutenant
$3,650-$4,890 (Degree) $4,920*-$5,870* (Degree)
$2,630 (Diploma) $3,590* (Diploma)
$2,420 (A-Level) $3,360* (A-Level)

Additional Allowances
Ship board $350-$450
Diving $700-$1,000

*Inclusive of diving allowance of $700

Officer Scheme

Savings and Employee Retirement (SAVER) Plan

CPF top-up account- Lower employee’s contribution compared to private section, allowing more take-home pay. Employer’s contribution matches that of private sector. 
Savings account- Funds will be deposited monthly for the first 10 years of service. Withdrawals can be made from the 7th year of service onwards. 
Retirement account- Contributions start from the 7th year of service
Service Bonuses – Distributed from ages 45-50

Flex Benefits

This scheme awards credit points (1 point= $1) that you can use for: Personal development/education, vacations, children’s daycare services, children’s education, medical claims and personal insurance.

First 6 years of service 600 credits per year
7th to 12th year of service 800 credits per year
13th year of service 1000 credits per year

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Entry Requirements

Academic Qualifications

A-Levels, Diploma and above.

Basic Requirements

  1. Singapore Citizen or Singapore PR intending to take up citizenship
  2. Medically fit (PES A & PES B)
  3. Normal colour perception

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Responsibilities

Known for their physical and mental strength, the Naval Divers are an elite group of individuals who form the Naval Diving Unit (NDU), one of the top fighting forces in the Republic of Singapore Navy.  

Benefits

As a Naval Diver, you will receive a competitive starting salary and remuneration package under the Officer career path or Warrant Officer/ Specialist Career path. 

Salary Benefits

Earn a starting salary between

$1,790–$2,350

per month

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Warrant Officer/Specialist Scheme

  • Sign-on bonus
  • Career and Retirement Endowment (CARE) and Naval Diver Care Account
  • Premium Bonus
  • Quarterly bounty and Special Forces Engagement Bonus
  • Further Studies

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Flex Benefits

Earn Flex credit points between

600–1000

per annum

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Salary Benefits

Starting Salary

Recruit 3rd Sergeant
$2,630 (Diploma) $3,610* (Diploma)
$2,030 - 2,140 (NITEC/Higher NITEC/A-level) $3000 - $3,110* (NITEC/Higher NITEC/A-level)
$1,800 - 1,920 (3 O-Level passes & above) $2,780 - $2,900* (3 O-level passes & above)

Starting Salary

Additional Allowances
Ship board $350-$450
Diving $700-$1,000

*Includes diving allowance of $700

Warrant Officer/Specialist Scheme

Warrant Officer/Specialist Scheme

Recruitment Bonus - A lump sum bonus of up to $31,000 (Non-Diploma) or up to $41,000 (Diploma) will be given upon joining as a Naval Diver.
Career and Retirement Endowment (CARE) and Naval Diver CARE Accounts - Upon promotion to 3WO by your 12th year of service, monthly contributions will be made into your CARE (10% of gross salary) and Naval Diver CARE (8% of gross salary) accounts to prepare you for your retirement
Premium Bonus- Receive pay-outs at two points in your career
Quarterly bounty and Special Forces Engagement Bonus- Divers are eligible for quarterly bounty and special forces engagement bonus
Further studies- Divers can pursue higher education through in-service sponsorships

Flex Benefits

This scheme awards credit points (1 point= $1) that you can use for: Personal development/education, vacations, children’s daycare services, children’s education, medical claims and personal insurance.

First 6 years of service 600 credits per year
7th to 12th year of service 800 credits per year
13th year of service onwards 1000 credits per year

Starting Salary

All Naval Officer
Ship Board S$350-S$450
Submarine S$750-S$850
Diving Allowance S$700-S$1000

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Entry Requirements

Academic Qualifications

At least 1 O-level pass

Basic Requirements

  1. Singapore citizen or Singapore PR intending to take up citizenship/li>
  2. Medically fit (PES A and PES B)
  3. Normal colour perception with perfect eyesight (Can be corrected by Corneal Refractive Surgery)
  4. Pass Vocational Assessment (Physical, Medical and Psychological)

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