Commissioned Officer (Management)

Commissioned Officers (Management) provide high level management to support the running of organisational, geographical and operational units and sections within the defence forces and fire and police services.

Overview

Commissioned Officers (Management) provide high level management to support the running of organisational, geographical and operational units and sections within the defence forces and fire and police services.

Day-to-day

  • establishing administrative and operational procedures by taking account of the organisation's operating environment
  • making policy decisions and accepting responsibility for operations, performance of staff, achievement of targets and adherence to budgets, standards and procedures
  • establishing lines of control and delegating responsibilities to subordinate staff
  • representing the organisation in dealings with other organisations and the public
  • controlling the collection and interpretation of management information to monitor performance
  • controlling the use of, and accounting for, the assets and facilities of the organisation
  • preparing budgets and other management plans
  • preparing reports, authorising the release of information, and handling public relations activities.

Considerations

  • irregular hours
  • shift work
  • stressful
  • working outdoors.

Occupation snapshot
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$2,834 / week
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Stable

To become a Commissioned Officer (Management)

  • You will need to have extensive on the job experience and progress through the ranks of your profession to advance to the rank of a Commissioned Officer (Management).

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