Administrative and Support Services

Deliver services vital to the day-to-day running of organisations

Overview

The Administrative and Support Services Industry provides services that are vital to the operation of businesses, government bodies and other organisations. These include office administration, hiring personnel, preparing documents, taking sales orders, providing credit reporting or collecting services, and arranging travel.

Administrative and support services are undertaken by staff working within organisations and they are also outsourced to businesses that provide specific services. These businesses include call centres, travel agencies, credit reporting agencies, recruitment agencies, cleaning services, pest control and gardening businesses.

Industry Considerations
  • Part-time or casual employment opportunities are common.
  • Some support roles, such as cleaning and gardening, can be physically demanding.

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Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Sound Technician
Sound Technician

Sound Technicians operate audio equipment to record, enhance, mix and amplify sound in support of television, radio, film or…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

General Clerk
General Clerk

General Clerks perform a range of clerical and administrative tasks.

Estimated pay
$1,073/week
Future demand
Strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Handyperson
Handyperson Handypersons clean, paint, repair and maintain buildings, grounds and facilities.
Estimated pay
$1,068/week
Future demand
Strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Nanny
Nanny Nannies assist parents in the provision of ongoing care and supervision for babies and children, usually in the child's home.
Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Strong

Factory Process Worker (not covered elsewhere)
Factory Process Worker (not covered elsewhere)

Factory Process Workers (not covered elsewhere) includes jobs like Sheltered Workshop Worker.

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Stable

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Typist
Typist

Typists operate a computer to type, edit and generate a variety of documents and reports.

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Stable

Ironer and Presser
Ironer and Presser

Ironers or Pressers iron or press garments and other fabrics, such as delicate and formal wear, in a commercial laundry or…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Stable

Trolley Collector
Trolley Collector

Trolley Collectors collect supermarket trolleys from car parks and other areas, and return them to the supermarket by hand or…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Stable

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Other Cleaner
Other Cleaner Other Cleaners clean surfaces, materials and objects, such as carpets, windows, walls, swimming pools and cooling towers, using…
Estimated pay
$1,385/week
Future demand
Stable

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Road Traffic Controller
Road Traffic Controller

Direct road traffic and pedestrian flows safely during road closures or major events.

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Stable

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Hotel Service Manager
Hotel Service Manager

Hotel Service Managers supervise and coordinate the activities of hotel service workers.

Estimated pay
$1,105/week
Future demand
Stable

Carpet Cleaner
Carpet Cleaner Carpet Cleaners cleans carpet, rugs and furniture upholstery using powder, liquid and steam cleaning methods, and apply soil-…
Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Stable