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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COMMISSIONED OFFICERS (MANAGEMENT) provide high level management to support the armed services, fire or police organisations.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is usually a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least 5 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • establishing administrative and operational procedures, 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
  • controlling the selection and training of staff
  • representing the organisation in dealings with other organisations
  • controlling the collection and interpretation of management information to monitor performance


This section contains the following subsection :
              1294-11 Commissioned Defence Force Officer
              1294-13 Commissioned Fire Officer
              1294-15 Commissioned Police Officer
              1294-81 Trainee Commissioned Defence Force Officer

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