ANZSCO Code: 139111

Provides high level management to support the running of an organisational unit within the Australian or New Zealand Defence Forces.

Skill Level


  • Air Defence Officer (Air Force) (Aus)
  • Ground Defence Officer (Air Force) (Aus)
  • Military Police Officer (Air Force) (NZ)
  • Security Police Officer (Air Force) (Aus)
  • Armoured Corps Officer (Army)
  • Artillery Officer (Army)
  • General Service Officer (Army) (Aus)
  • Infantry Officer (Army)
  • Military Police Officer (Army)
  • Special Service Officer (Army) (Aus)
  • Military Police Officer (Navy) (NZ)
  • Observer (Navy)


ANZSCO Code: 1391

COMMISSIONED OFFICERS (MANAGEMENT) provide high level management to support the running of organisational, geographical and operational units and sections within the defence forces and fire and police services.

Tasks Include
  • establishing administrative and operational procedures by 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
  • representing the organisation in dealings with other organisations and the public
  • controlling the collection and interpretation of management information to monitor performance
  • controlling the use of, and accounting for, the assets and facilities of the organisation
  • preparing budgets and other management plans
  • preparing reports, authorising the release of information, and handling public relations activities