1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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        Supervisor, Police Officers
        Police Station Sergeant

Supervises and coordinates the activities of Police Officers.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:
  • determines work requirements and allocates duties to Police Officers
  • confers with managers to coordinate activities with other organisational units
  • maintains attendance records and rosters
  • explains and enforces safety regulations
  • oversees the work of the unit and suggests improvements and changes
  • confers with workers to resolve grievances
  • recommends promotions
  • interviews victims and suspects
  • provides counselling to victims of crime and their families
  • attends community meetings and answers queries from the public
  • prepares briefs and gives evidence in court
  • may perform the tasks of a Police Officer

Detective Sergeant

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