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Transport, Postal and Warehousing

This industry includes the movement of people and goods by road, rail or air. Postal and courier services, warehousing and storage are also included. Many workers are male and are employed full-time. There are opportunities for lower skilled workers, with almost half of all workers not completing post-school education. The industry offers apprenticeships and traineeships.

Job Profiles

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Accounting Clerks monitor creditor and debtor accounts, undertake related routine documentation, and calculate and investigate the cost of wages, mate...

  • $1,190 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Air Transport Professionals fly and navigate aircraft, control and direct air traffic to ensure the safe and efficient operation of aircraft in flight...

  • $2,558 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Aircraft Maintenance Engineers maintain and repair aircraft structures, and avionic and mechanical systems.

  • $1,890 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Automobile Drivers drive motor cars to transport passengers to destinations.

  • $970 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Boat Builders and Shipwrights construct, fit out and repair boats and ships.

  • $1,602 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Bus and Coach Drivers drive buses and coaches to transport passengers over established and special routes.

  • $1,397 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Call or Contact Centre Workers respond to telephone, Internet and email inquiries and complaints about an organisation's goods and services, and promo...

  • $1,196 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Car Detailers wash and clean exteriors and interiors of motor vehicles, and touch up paint work, glass and upholstery to prepare them for sale or rent...

  • $868 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Couriers and Postal Deliverers deliver small items such as documents, messages, mail and parcels.

  • $1,277 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Crane, Hoist and Lift Operators operate stationary and mobile cranes, hoists, lifts and winches to lift, move and place materials, equipment and peopl...

  • $2,500 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Deck and Fishing Hands maintain ships' equipment and structures, and catch fish, crustacea and molluscs.

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Delivery Drivers drive vans and cars to deliver goods.

  • $1,010 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Driving Instructors instruct individuals and groups in the theory and application of driving motor vehicles.

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Fire and Emergency Workers attend emergencies to minimise risk to community safety and security and protect life and property.

  • $2,066 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Forklift Drivers operate forklifts to move bulk materials, containers, crates, palletised goods, cartons and bales.

  • $1,113 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Freight and Furniture Handlers load and unload trucks, containers and rail cars, and transfer cargo between ships and other forms of transport and sto...

  • $1,317 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Gallery, Museum and Tour Guides direct and guide visitors in galleries and museums, and escort visitors on sightseeing, educational and other tours.

  • $1,374 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Human Resources Clerks maintain and update personnel records such as information on transfers and promotions, employee leave taken and accumulated, sa...

  • $1,230 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Human Resource Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the human resource and workplace relations activities within organisations.

  • $2,464 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Importers, Exporters and Wholesalers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the operations of importing, exporting and wholesaling establishme...

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Information Officers respond to personal, written and telephone inquiries and complaints about the organisation's goods and services, provide informat...

  • $1,192 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Inspectors and Regulatory Officers administer and enforce government and corporate regulations and standards.

  • $1,424 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Keyboard Operators input and process text and data, and prepare, edit and generate documents for storage, processing, publication and transmission.

  • $1,035 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Mail Sorters receive, sort and despatch mail in organisations and postal sorting centres.

  • $1,270 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Marine Transport Professionals control and manage the operations of ships, boats and marine equipment.

  • $2,123 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Metal Fitters and Machinists fit and assemble fabricated metal parts into products, set up machining tools, production machines and textile machines, ...

  • $2,062 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Motor Mechanics repair, maintain and test motor vehicle and other internal combustion engines and related mechanical components.

  • $1,436 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Occupational and Environmental Health Professionals develop, implement and evaluate policies and programs to monitor environmental health and occupati...

  • $1,914 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Other Labourers includes a wide variety of occupations such as Bicycle Mechanics, Car Park Attendants, Crossing Supervisors, Electrical or Telecommuni...

  • $1,224 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Other Mobile Plant Operators includes a number of occupation such as Aircraft Baggage Handlers and Airline Ground Crew, Linemarkers, Paving Plant Oper...

  • $1,375 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Payroll Clerks prepare payrolls and related records for employee salaries and statutory record-keeping purposes.

  • $1,442 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Purchasing and Supply Logistics Clerks prepare and process orders for goods and services, monitor stock levels and supply sources and maintain stock a...

  • $1,251 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Railway Track Workers lay and repair tracks for railways, tramways, quarries and mines, and install and repair signals and other equipment.

  • $2,074 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Storepersons receive, handle and despatch goods in stores and warehouses.

  • $1,052 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Supply, Distribution and Procurement Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the supply, storage and distribution of goods, products a...

  • $2,519 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Switchboard Operators operate telecommunication switchboards and consoles to assist callers establish telephone connections, and receive caller inquir...

  • $1,586 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Ticket Salespersons sell tickets and make reservations for services such as travel and admission to sporting and entertainment venues, and collect far...

  • $1,035 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Tourism and Travel Advisers plan and organise travel and accommodation for clients, and provide travel and accommodation information to tourists.

  • $1,318 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Train and Tram Drivers drive trains and trams to transport passengers and freight on rail networks.

  • $2,304 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Transport and Despatch Clerks verify and maintain records of incoming and outgoing goods, prepare goods for despatch, arrange clearance and collection...

  • $1,356 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Transport Services Managers organise and control the buying and selling of vehicles for rental agencies and coordinate the leasing of vehicles, the op...

  • $2,191 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Travel Attendants provide services for the safety and comfort of passengers in aircraft, ships and railway sleeping cars.

  • $1,340 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Truck Drivers drive heavy trucks, removal vans, tankers and tow trucks to transport bulky goods and liquids.

  • $1,509 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Urban and Regional Planners develop and implement plans and policies for the controlled use of urban and rural land, and advise on economic, environme...

  • $1,738 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Vehicle Body Builders and Trimmers manufacture and repair prototype production units and purpose-built vehicle bodies, and install, repair and replace...

  • $1,153 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level
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