Job Description

As a Senior Narcotics Officer, you will lead an elite team with one objective - to keep Singapore a drug-free nation. You can be posted to any of the 3 operational divisions: Intelligence, Enforcement and Investigation.

Your role as a Senior Narcotics Officer:

  • Lead a team of Narcotics Officers in a range of challenging assignments including arrests of drug offenders, raids, house checks, gathering intelligence on drug syndicates and executing field operations against drug offenders
  • Conduct meticulous investigations and surveillance operations to neutralize drug trafficking groups
  • Formulate, implement or review drug enforcement policies and strategies
  • Oversee the effective administration of the urine supervision regime at Divisions which includes urine-testing, case work and management of public enquiries
  • Conduct investigations to prosecute drug offenders under the Misuse of Drugs Act
  • Plan and coordinate projects that leverage on information technology with aim of keeping Singapore drug-free
  • Conduct talks on preventive drug education and CNB's drug enforcement strategies to youths and organizations

What does it take to be a Senior Narcotics Officer?

  • Passion and Perseverance
  • Strong leadership and command ability to motivate your team
  • Steadiness and decisiveness in face of uncertainty
  • Adaptability and quick-thinking in dynamic situations
  • Good stress-coping abilities
  • Commitment to work irregular and extra hours
  • Physically fit and active
  • Good communication skills


  • Singapore Citizen
  • Male applicants must have completed National Service with medical fitness of PES 'A' or 'B'
  • Good physical fitness
  • Normal colour vision
  • At least a pass degree in any discipline. In general, degrees from universities accredited by the home government of the country where the university originates would be considered.