Commissioned Officer

Enhance organisational, geographical and operational units with high level management for the defence forces, fire and police services.

Commissioned Officer

Commissioned Officer

Roles and responsibilities

As a Commissioned Officer you will be responsible for many facets of an organisation's operations.

Commissioned Officers:

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

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

As a Commissioned Officer you will be responsible for many facets of an organisation's operations.

Commissioned Officers:

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

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Postgraduate Courses To Become

Commissioned Officer

Coursework courses to pursue this career

Postgraduate study is not necessarily required for this occupation, but may be helpful for career advancement.

Relevant postgraduate courses include: