Transport, Postal and Warehousing

Transportation of passengers and freight, postal services, warehousing and storage

Overview

The Transport, Postal and Warehousing industry includes businesses engaged in providing transportation of passengers and freight by road, rail, water or air.

This industry also includes, other transportation activities such as postal services, pipeline transport and scenic and sightseeing transport, warehousing and storage.

Businesses that facilitate the movement of freight, such as import/export agents, freight forwarders, and shipping agents, are also part of this industry.

Most jobs are in air, road and rail transport, scenic and sightseeing transport, pipeline transport, postal and courier pick-up and delivery services, rail transport, road transport, transport support services, warehousing and storage services and water transport.

Industry Considerations
  • Good opportunities for lower skilled workers; almost half of all employees have not completed post-school education.
  • The industry offers apprenticeships and traineeships.
  • Many workers are male and are employed full-time.
  • There are opportunities for lower skilled workers.

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Occupational & Environmental Health Professional
Occupational & Environmental Health Professional

Occupational and Environmental Health Professionals develop, implement and evaluate policies and programs to monitor…

Estimated pay
$1,914/week
Future demand
Very strong

Occupational Health and Safety Adviser
Occupational Health and Safety Adviser Occupational Health and Safety Advisers develop, implement and evaluate risk management policies and programs, train employees in…
Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Fishing Guide
Fishing Guide

Fishing Guides plan, organise and provide guided fishing trips for individuals or groups.

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Human Resource Manager
Human Resource Manager

Apply programs and policies to create a productive and safe work environment for employees.

Estimated pay
$2,464/week
Future demand
Very strong

Maintenance Planner
Maintenance Planner

Maintenance Planners develop maintenance planning strategies, and schedule, coordinate and monitor the maintenance of all…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Master Fisher
Master Fisher Master Fishers control fishing vessels and fishing operations to catch and preserve fish, crustacea and molluscs.
Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Transport Engineer
Transport Engineer

Transport Engineers plan and develop transport systems to improve infrastructure efficiency and the cost effectiveness of…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Automobile Driver
Automobile Driver

Automobile Drivers drive motor cars to transport passengers to destinations.

Estimated pay
$970/week
Future demand
Strong

Scuba, Snorkelling and Dive instructor
Scuba, Snorkelling and Dive instructor

Scuba, Snorkelling and Dive instructors train and instruct recreational or commercial open water divers in diving techniques,…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Chauffeur
Chauffeur

Chauffeurs drive limousines, vans or private cars to transport passengers to destinations on a fee-for-service basis, usually…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Doorperson and Luggage Porter
Doorperson and Luggage Porter

Doorpersons or Luggage Porters assist guests in accommodation establishments or passengers in transport terminals by attending…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Taxi Driver
Taxi Driver

Taxi Drivers drive taxis to transport passengers to destinations on a fee-for-service basis, usually on a short-term, metered…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong