Narcotics Officer (Direct - Entry Sergeant)

  • Job Category
    Public / Civil Service
  • Job level
    Fresh/entry level
  • Contract type

Job Description

The CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU (CNB) is Singapore's primary drug enforcement agency entrusted with the responsibilities of coordinating all matters pertaining to drug eradication. CNB's vision is for a Singapore without drugs, where everyone can live, work and play safely. Our mission is to enforce, educate and engage, for a drug-free Singapore.


As a Direct-Entry Sergeant, you will work with a team of officers with one objective – to keep Singapore a drug-free nation.

  • Carry out field operations to arrest drug offenders
  • Monitor and gather intelligence and evidence against drug offenders
  • Conduct undercover operations against drug traffickers
  • Put up investigation papers to prosecute drug offenders in Court
  • Conduct preventive drug education talks for youths and organisations
  • Administer the urine supervision regime, which includes urine testing, case work and management of public enquiries
  • Professionally engage members of public, which includes the families of suspected drug offenders, to explain the process and rationale of the urine supervision regime

Entry Point

Starting Salary*

Sergeant 2

S$2,360 - S$2,762

(Diploma Holders)

*The starting monthly salary will vary according to assessment during interview, relevant work experience and completion of full-time National Service.

  • Singapore Citizen
  • Male applicants must have completed National Service with medical fitness of PES 'A' or 'B1'
  • Good physical fitness
  • Normal colour vision
  • Good command of written and spoken English


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Closing on 31 Dec 2021