Getting a job in administration and support services

A career in the administration and support services industry

Every workplace needs help to excel, and that’s where administration and support service roles come in. People employed in this sector are those who answer phones, prepare documents, clean, garden and help make sure the work ticks over.

The industry offers a wide and growing number of roles, for people who love being in the thick of the action and working with people, or those who thrive when given time and space to complete their tasks.

Types of positions

  • Employment services
  • Cleaning
  • Pest control
  • Gardening
  • Travel agent
  • Call centre operator

Administration and support services job pathways:

  • Business administration traineeship
  • Gardening apprenticeship
  • Entry level cleaner
  • Call centre operator

Benefits of working in the administration sector

Jobs in the administration and support services sector are perfect for people who are organised and like to see a task through to completion. There are opportunities for workers in this field to make significant contributions to how businesses and the broader economy function.

The sector also offers opportunities to work inside or outdoors, and to run your own show as an individual contractor or the owner of a small business.

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How to get a job in administration and support services

There are plenty of administration and support services roles available for those starting with few skills or little knowledge of the industry. Talk to us at CVGT Australia today about the education, traineeship and apprenticeship options in your region. We can guide you on the first steps in your career journey, then support you as you learn your trade.

Administration and support service jobs are popular in these regions:

Challenges of a administration and support services job

Some of the jobs done by workers in administration and support services can be menial or repetitive, but there is plenty of variety on offer – particularly for those in roles with a customer service component.

Deadlines and pressure to deliver will also feature in your daily work life, but an ability to complete tasks efficiently and to a high standard will be prized.

For employers – our administration recruitment services

Our mission at CVGT Australia is connecting people and businesses for meaningful employment. We have a track record of providing quality candidates and the support you need to make recruiting a success. We take the risk out of finding new staff, and your business may also be eligible for a financial subsidy. If you are looking to grow or diversify your workforce, learn more on our looking for staff page, or contact us on 132 848 and we can talk through the options that will suit your business.

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