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Commissioned Defence Force Officers

ANZSCO ID 139111

Overview

All Commissioned Officers (Management)

  • $2,834 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth

Commissioned Defence Force Officers

  • 6,600 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 92% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 51 hours Average full-time
  • 33 years Average age
  • 17% female Gender Share

Commissioned Defence Force Officers provide high level management to support the running of organisational units within the Australian Defence Force.

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).

You will need to enter the Australian Defence Force and progress through the ranks to advance to the rank of a Commissioned Defence Force Officer.

Tasks
  • Establishes administrative and operational procedures by taking account of the organisation's operating environment.
  • Makes policy decisions and accepts responsibility for operations, performance of staff, achievement of targets and adherence to budgets, standards and procedures.
  • Establishes lines of control and delegates responsibilities to subordinate staff.
  • Represents the organisation in dealings with other organisations and the public.
  • Controls the collection and interpretation of management information to monitor performance.
  • Controls the use of, and accounting for, the assets and facilities of the organisation.
  • Prepares budgets and other management plans.
  • Prepares reports, authorises the release of information, and handles public relations activities.

Prospects

Pathways

You will need to enter the Australian Defence Force and progress through the ranks to advance to the rank of a Commissioned Defence Force Officer.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Public Safety VET training pathways.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Commissioned Officers (Management) who can communicate clearly with a diverse range of people, provide leadership, direction and planning.

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All Commissioned Officers (Management)

  • $2,834 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth

Commissioned Defence Force Officers

  • 6,600 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 92% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 51 hours Average full-time
  • 33 years Average age
  • 17% female Gender Share

Commissioned Defence Force Officers provide high level management to support the running of organisational units within the Australian Defence Force.

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).

You will need to enter the Australian Defence Force and progress through the ranks to advance to the rank of a Commissioned Defence Force Officer.

Tasks
  • Establishes administrative and operational procedures by taking account of the organisation's operating environment.
  • Makes policy decisions and accepts responsibility for operations, performance of staff, achievement of targets and adherence to budgets, standards and procedures.
  • Establishes lines of control and delegates responsibilities to subordinate staff.
  • Represents the organisation in dealings with other organisations and the public.
  • Controls the collection and interpretation of management information to monitor performance.
  • Controls the use of, and accounting for, the assets and facilities of the organisation.
  • Prepares budgets and other management plans.
  • Prepares reports, authorises the release of information, and handles public relations activities.

You will need to enter the Australian Defence Force and progress through the ranks to advance to the rank of a Commissioned Defence Force Officer.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Public Safety VET training pathways.

Employers look for Commissioned Officers (Management) who can communicate clearly with a diverse range of people, provide leadership, direction and planning.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

We're working on this content.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

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

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

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