Information and Organisation Professionals (not covered elsewhere) includes jobs like Electoral Officer, Knowledge Manager, Lobbyist, Museum Registrar, and Procurement Specialist.

    There are several occupations in this group, which may have varying study pathways.

    Tasks

    • Depending on the role: liaises with other staff, government departments and members of the constituency on matters relating to the electorate and any portfolios or committees the member of parliament may be part of and other areas of general concern.
    • Researches and prepares reports, briefing notes, memoranda, correspondence and other routine documents.
    • Designs forms to gather and collect required information.
    • Maintains confidential files and documents.
    • Attends meetings.
    • Lobbies government organisations to facilitate change and gain support for their ideologies.
    • Screens telephone calls and answers inquiries.

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    All Other Information and Organisation Professionals

    • $1,889 Weekly Pay
    • Very strong Future Growth
    • Average unemployment Unemployment

    Information and Organisation Professionals (not covered elsewhere)

    • 11,000 workers Employment Size
    • Very high skill Skill level rating
    • 82% Full-Time Full-Time Share
    • 42 hours Average full-time
    • 40 years Average age
    • 51% female Gender Share

    The number of people working as Information and Organisation Professionals (not covered elsewhere) (in their main job) grew very strongly over 5 years:
    from 9,300 in 2011 to 11,000 in 2016.

    • Size: This is a medium sized occupation.
    • Location: Information and Organisation Professionals (not covered elsewhere) work in many regions of Australia.
    • Industries: They work in many industries such as Public Administration and Safety; Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and Financial and Insurance Services.
    • Full-time: Most work full-time (82%, much higher than the average of 66%).
    • Hours: Full-time workers spend around 42 hours per week at work (compared to the average of 44 hours).
    • Age: The average age is 40 years (compared to the average of 40 years).
    • Gender: 51% of workers are female (compared to the average of 48%).

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    Main Industries

    Main Employing Industries (% Share)

    Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Industries are based on the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC 06).
    Main Employing IndustriesIndustry (% share)
    Public Administration and Safety30.6
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services10.9
    Financial and Insurance Services7.7
    Manufacturing6.0
    Other Industries44.8

    States and Territories

    • NSW

    • VIC

    • QLD

    • SA

    • TAS

    • NT

    • ACT

    Employment by State and Territory (% Share)

    Source: Based on Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Share of workers across Australian States and Territories, in this job compared to the all jobs average.
    StateInformation and Organisation Professionals (not covered elsewhere)All Jobs Average
    NSW35.731.6
    VIC27.525.6
    QLD15.120.0
    SA5.27.0
    WA8.810.8
    TAS1.42.0
    NT1.11.0
    ACT5.21.9

    Age Profile

    Age Profile (% Share)

    Source: Based on Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile of workers in this job compared to the all jobs average.
    Age BracketInformation and Organisation Professionals (not covered elsewhere)All Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    15-190.3-5.05.0
    20-244.4-9.39.3
    25-3427.5-22.922.9
    35-4429.3-22.022.0
    45-5421.5-21.621.6
    55-598.6-9.09.0
    60-645.1-6.06.0
    65 and Over3.1-4.24.2

    Education Level

    Highest Level of Education (% Share)

    Source: ABS, ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Highest qualification completed by workers in this job (in any field of study). Qualifications needed by new workers might be different from the qualifications of workers already in the job.
    Type of QualificationInformation and Organisation Professionals (not covered elsewhere)All Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate24.7-10.110.1
    Bachelor degree38.1-21.821.8
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma12.5-11.611.6
    Certificate III/IV7.8-21.121.1
    Year 1211.8-18.118.1
    Year 111.8-4.84.8
    Year 10 and below3.2-12.512.5

    There are several occupations in this group, which may have varying study pathways.

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    Employers look for Other Information and Organisation Professionals who work well in a team, can communicate clearly and are reliable.

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    Knowledge

    These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

    1. Clerical

      83% Skill level

      Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

    2. Customer and Personal Service

      76% Skill level

      Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

    3. Personnel and Human Resources

      60% Skill level

      Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

    4. Computers and Electronics

      60% Skill level

      Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

    5. Administration and Management

      59% Skill level

      Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

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    Demands

    The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

    1. Telephone

      100% Important

      How often do you talk on the telephone?

    2. Face-to-Face Discussions

      99% Important

      How often do you talk with people face-to-face?

    3. Electronic Mail

      97% Important

      How often do you use electronic mail?

    4. Contact With Others

      92% Important

      How much do you have contact with people (face-to-face, by telephone, or any other way)?

    5. Structured versus Unstructured Work

      91% Important

      How much freedom do you have to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals?

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