Public Administration and Safety

Work at the local, state or federal government level to deliver a variety of public services

Overview

The public administration and safety industry provides services that support physical, social and economic interactions; general public safety and security services; and the enforcing of regulations.

Most jobs are in federal, state and local government administration, the defence force, international government organisations and services like the police force that enforce rules and public order.

Industry Considerations
  • Most workers have either a VET or university degree.
  • Many workers in this industry are employed full-time, but part-time employment is becoming more common.

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Other Software and Applications Programmer
Other Software and Applications Programmer

This occupation group covers Other Software and Applications Programmers not elsewhere classified. Occupations in this group…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

ICT Customer Support Officer
ICT Customer Support Officer

ICT Customer Support Officers provide support, education and guidance in the deployment and maintenance of computer…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Community Worker
Community Worker

Develop and implement plans to improve life in the local community.

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Other Natural and Physical Science Professional
Other Natural and Physical Science Professional

Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals includes occupations such as Conservators, Metallurgists, Meteorologists and…

Estimated pay
$2,094/week
Future demand
Very strong

Database & Systems Administrators & ICT Security
Database & Systems Administrators & ICT Security

Database and Systems Administrators, and ICT Security Specialists plan, develop, maintain, manage and administer organisations…

Estimated pay
$1,932/week
Future demand
Very strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Web Administrator
Web Administrator

Web Administrators design, build and maintain websites, and provide web technology solutions and services.

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$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Civil Engineering Professional
Civil Engineering Professional

Civil Engineering Professionals design, plan, organise and oversee the construction of civil engineering projects such as dams…

Estimated pay
$1,962/week
Future demand
Very strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Disabilities Services Officer
Disabilities Services Officer

Disabilities Services Officers work in a range of service units which provide education and community access to people with…

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$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Registered Nurse
Registered Nurse

Monitor, assess, treat and support patients in the health care system

Estimated pay
$1,909/week
Future demand
Very strong

Meteorologist
Meteorologist Meteorologists study the physics and dynamics of the atmosphere to increase understanding of weather and climate, and to forecast…
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$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Database Administrator
Database Administrator

Database Administrators plan, develop, configure, maintain and support an organisation's database management system in…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Other ICT Support Technician
Other ICT Support Technician

Other ICT Support Technicians includes jobs like Applications Packager, Computer Systems Technician, and Telecommunications…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong