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Commissioned Officers (Management) provide high level management to support the running of organisational, geographical and operational units and sections within the defence forces and fire and police services.
Provides high level management to support the running of an organisational unit within the Australian or Defence Forces.
Specialisations: Air Defence Officer (Air Force), Armoured Corps Officer (Army), Artillery Officer (Army), General Service Officer (Army), Ground Defence Officer (Air Force), Infantry Officer (Army), Military Police Officer (Army), Observer (Navy), Security Police Officer (Air Force), Special Service Officer (Army)
Provides high level management to support the running of a geographical or operational section of a fire service.
Specialisations: Fire Investigator, Inspector (Fire Services)
Provides high level management to support the running of a geographical or operational section of a police service.
Earnings are for full-time workers before tax, excluding superannuation. Earnings are a guide only and can vary greatly.
Likely change in the number of jobs over the next 5 years, based on the Department of Employment projections.
Skill Level is the education or training usually needed to do well in this job. Relevant experience is sometimes viewed just as highly.
Employment Size is the number of people who work in this job in Australia.
An above average unemployment rate shows people who do this job are more likely to be out of work than people who do other jobs.
Full-time workers usually work 35 hours or more a week (in all their jobs combined).
This is a very small occupation employing 1700 workers. Over the past 5 years the number of jobs has grown strongly.Strong growth is expected in the future. New jobs and turnover from workers leaving may create up to 5,000 job openings over the 5 years to 2020.
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A skill level equal to a Bachelor Degree or higher, or at least 5 years of relevant experience is usually needed to work in this job. Many workers have an Advanced Diploma/Diploma instead of a Bachelor Degree.
If you are interested in this style of work, there are a wide range of training options available that could lead to this or a similar job. The pathway that is right for you will depend on your skills and interests.
It is a good idea to speak to industry bodies, employers, and workers to learn more about the skills and qualifications you will need.
Employers look for Commissioned Officers (Management) who can communicate clearly with a diverse range of people, provide leadership, direction and planning.
The topics, subjects, or knowledge areas workers rate as most important are shown below.
How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.
Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.
English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Human behaviour and performance; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioural and affective disorders.
Planning and coordination of people and resources.
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Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.
The work activities workers rate as most important are shown below.
Giving information to supervisors, co-workers, and staff by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.
Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.
Performing for, or speaking with, the public. This includes speaking on television, serving customers in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests.
Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.