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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1294-15 Commissioned Police Officer

Provides high-level management to support the running of police operations and manages the activities of geographical or operational sections of a police force.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least 5 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • plans, directs and implements operational programs for a police region, section or specialised unit
  • undertakes financial and accounting roles as required for area of responsibility
  • determines policing resource requirements and monitors service delivery
  • directs, controls and monitors record keeping systems and the preparation of reports
  • develops and implements policies on policing
  • liaises with government representatives and management from other government departments and private industry
  • plans service delivery for future community development
  • plans and implements police responses to emergencies

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