Judge or Magistrate

Decline
Growth
$993 Avg
Pay/Week
36.3 Avg
Hours/Week
41,900
Workers
Medium Skill
Required
51.1% Full-Time
Share
48 years
Avg Age
94.7%
Female

WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT?

Secretaries perform secretarial, clerical and other administrative tasks in support of Managers, Legal Professionals and other professionals.

Common tasks include:

  • liaising with other staff to arrange meetings, and to gain and provide information
  • preparing reports, briefing notes and correspondence, and proofreading work for typographical and grammatical errors
  • maintaining appointment diaries and making travel arrangements

A Certificate III including at least 2 years of on-the-job training, or a Certificate IV, or at least 3 years of relevant experience is required to work in this job. Around one third of Secretaries have Year 12 as their highest level of education. Even with a qualification, sometimes experience or on-the-job training is needed.

Top skills required:

  • Writing - Writing things for co-workers or customers.
  • Active Listening - Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.
  • Reading Comprehension - Reading work related information.
  • Speaking - Talking to others.
  • Time Management - Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.