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Public Administration and Safety

This industry includes federal, state and local government administration, the defence force, and services like the police force that enforce rules and public order. As this industry has an older workforce, there may be job opportunities as workers retire. Most workers have either a VET or university degree. Part-time employment is rare and some jobs are male dominated.

Job Profiles

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Accountants provide services relating to financial reporting, taxation, auditing, insolvency, accounting information systems, budgeting, cost manageme...

  • $1,660 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Accounting Clerks monitor creditor and debtor accounts, undertake related routine documentation, and calculate and investigate the cost of wages, mate...

  • $1,190 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Aged and Disabled Carers provide general household assistance, emotional support, care and companionship for aged and disabled persons in their own ho...

  • $1,265 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Agricultural and Forestry Scientists advise farmers, rural industries and government on aspects of farming, develop techniques for increasing producti...

  • $2,218 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Agricultural Technicians perform tests and experiments, and provide technical support to assist Agricultural Scientists in areas such as research, pro...

  • $1,441 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Air Transport Professionals fly and navigate aircraft, control and direct air traffic to ensure the safe and efficient operation of aircraft in flight...

  • $2,558 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Aircraft Maintenance Engineers maintain and repair aircraft structures, and avionic and mechanical systems.

  • $1,890 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Archivists, Curators and Records Managers develop, maintain, implement and deliver systems for keeping, updating, accessing and preserving records, fi...

  • $1,812 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers conduct audits of accounting systems, procedures and financial statements, manage corporate fun...

  • $1,916 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Barristers plead cases before civil, criminal and industrial courts and other tribunals.

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Call or Contact Centre Workers respond to telephone, Internet and email inquiries and complaints about an organisation's goods and services, and promo...

  • $1,196 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians assist in civil engineering research, design, construction, operations and maintenance.

  • $1,574 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Civil Engineering Professionals design, plan, organise and oversee the construction of civil engineering projects such as dams, bridges, pipelines, ga...

  • $1,962 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Commissioned Officers (Management) provide high level management to support the running of organisational, geographical and operational units and sect...

  • $2,834 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Contract, Program and Project Administrators plan and undertake administration of contracts, organisational programs, special projects and support ser...

  • $1,660 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Court and Legal Clerks provide administrative and operational support to Legal Professionals by performing clerical work associated with the functions...

  • $1,119 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Debt Collectors collect consumer, commercial, insurance and other forms of debt for clients, make arrangements to settle overdue accounts, formalise p...

  • $1,231 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Economists perform economic research and analysis, develop and apply theories about production and distribution of goods and services and people's spe...

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Environmental Scientists study, develop, implement and advise on policies and plans for managing and protecting the environment, flora, fauna and othe...

  • $1,779 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Filing and Registry Clerks process and handle information and documents to maintain access to and security of database and record management systems.

  • $1,265 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Finance Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the financial and accounting activities within organisations.

  • $2,286 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Fire and Emergency Workers attend emergencies to minimise risk to community safety and security and protect life and property.

  • $2,066 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Gallery, Library and Museum Technicians prepare artworks, specimens and artefacts for collections, arrange and construct gallery exhibits, and assist ...

  • $1,346 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Gardeners plant, cultivate, maintain, plan and construct parks, gardens and landscapes, and inspect, diagnose and treat trees and shrubs.

  • $1,078 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

General Clerks perform a range of clerical and administrative tasks.

  • $1,073 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Human Resources Clerks maintain and update personnel records such as information on transfers and promotions, employee leave taken and accumulated, sa...

  • $1,230 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Human Resource Professionals plan, develop, implement and evaluate staff recruitment, assist in resolving disputes by advising on workplace matters, a...

  • $1,662 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

ICT Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the acquisition, development, maintenance and use of computer and telecommunication system...

  • $2,766 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

ICT Support Technicians provide support for the deployment and maintenance of computer infrastructure and web technology and the diagnosis and resolut...

  • $1,498 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Information Officers respond to personal, written and telephone inquiries and complaints about the organisation's goods and services, provide informat...

  • $1,192 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Intelligence and Policy Analysts collect and analyse information and data to produce intelligence and to develop and analyse policies guiding the desi...

  • $1,821 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Keyboard Operators input and process text and data, and prepare, edit and generate documents for storage, processing, publication and transmission.

  • $1,035 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Librarians develop, organise and manage library services such as collections of information, recreational resources and reader information services.

  • $1,654 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Library Assistants issue, receive and shelve library items and maintain associated records.

  • $1,118 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Occupational and Environmental Health Professionals develop, implement and evaluate policies and programs to monitor environmental health and occupati...

  • $1,914 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Other Information and Organisation Professionals includes occupations such as Electorate Officers, Liaison Officers, Migration Agents and Patents Exam...

  • $1,889 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Paving and Surfacing Labourers perform routine tasks associated in laying bituminous and other paving materials on roads, runways, parking areas and o...

  • $1,192 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Personal Assistants perform liaison, coordination and organisational tasks in support of Managers and Professionals.

  • $1,432 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Police protect and preserve property, public order and safety through the enforcement of laws.

  • $2,036 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Policy and Planning Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate policy advice and strategic planning within organisations.

  • $2,338 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Primary Products Inspectors inspect animals, plants and agricultural produce and facilities to ensure compliance with government and industry standard...

  • $1,644 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Prison Officers supervise and control the activities of inmates in prisons and other correctional institutions.

  • $1,580 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Recycling and Rubbish Collectors collect household, commercial and industrial waste for recycling and disposal.

  • $1,586 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Safety Inspectors inspect machines, equipment, working conditions and public places to ensure compliance with government and industry standards and re...

  • $1,876 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Security Officers and Guards provide security and investigative services to organisations and individuals.

  • $1,318 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Social Workers assess the social needs of individuals, families and groups, assist and empower people to develop and use the skills and resources need...

  • $1,829 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Software and Applications Programmers design, develop, test, maintain and document program code in accordance with user requirements, and system and t...

  • $2,003 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Surveyors and Spatial Scientists plan, direct and conduct survey work to determine and delineate boundaries and features of tracts of land, marine flo...

  • $1,958 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Training and Development Professionals plan, develop, implement and evaluate training and development programs to ensure management and staff acquire ...

  • $1,742 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Urban and Regional Planners develop and implement plans and policies for the controlled use of urban and rural land, and advise on economic, environme...

  • $1,738 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Welfare Support Workers provide support, information and advice to clients on emotional, financial, recreational, health, housing and other social wel...

  • $1,328 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Welfare, Recreation and Community Arts Workers design and implement strategies and programs to meet community and individual needs and assist individu...

  • $1,374 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level
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