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*LIST OF PARENTAL OCCUPATION GROUPS
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Group 1: Senior management in large business organisation, government administration and defence, and qualified
Senior executive/ manager/department head in industry, commerce, media or other large organisation.
Public service manager (Section head or above), regional director, health/ education/police/fire services administrator.
Other administrator school principal, faculty head/dean, library/museum /gallery director, research facility director.
Defence Forces Commissioned Officer.
Professionals generally have degree or higher qualifications and experience in applying this knowledge to design, develop or
operate complex systems; identify, treat and advise on problems; and teach others.
Health, Education, Law, Social Welfare, Engineering, Science, Computing professional.
Business management consultant, business analyst, accountant, auditor, policy analyst, actuary, valuer.
Air/sea transport aircraft/ship’s captain/officer/pilot, flight officer, flying instructor, air traffic controller.
Group 2: Other business managers, arts/media/sportspersons and associate professors.
Owner/manager of farm, construction, import/export, wholesale, manufacturing, transport, real estate business.
Specialist manager finance/engineering/ production/personnel/ industrial relations/sales/ marketing.
Financial services manager bank branch manager, finance/ investment/insurance broker, credit/loans officer.
Retail sales/services manager shop, petrol station, restaurant, club, hotel/motel, cinema, theatre, agency.
Arts/media/sports musician, actor, dancer, painter, potter, sculptor, journalist, author, media presenter, photographer, designer,
illustrator, proof reader, sportsman/woman, coach, trainer, sports official.
Associate professionals generally have diploma/ technical qualifications and support managers and professionals.
Health, Education, Law, Social Welfare, Engineering, Science, Computing technician/ associate professional.
Business/administration recruitment/employment/ industrial relations/training officer, market research analyst, technical sales
representative, retail buyer, officer/project manager.
Defence Forces senior Non-Commissioned Officer.
Group 3: Tradesmen/women, clerks and skilled office, sales and service staff.
Tradesmen/women generally have completed a 4 year Trade Certificate, usually by apprenticeship. All tradesmen/women are
included in this group.
Clerks bookkeeper, bank/PO clerk, statistical/ actuarial clerk, accounting/claims/audit clerk, payroll clerk, recording/registry/filing
clerk, betting clerk, stores/ inventory clerk, purchasing/ order clerk, freight/ transport/shipping clerk, bond clerk, customs agent,
customer services clerk, admissions clerk.
Skilled office, sales and service staff.
Office secretary, personal assistant, desktop publishing operator, switchboard operator.
Sales company sales representative, auctioneer, insurance agent/assessor/ loss adjuster, market researcher.
Service aged/disabled/ refuge/child care worker, nanny, meter reader, parking inspector, postal worker, courier, travel agent, tour
guide, flight attendant, fitness instructor, casino dealer/supervisor.
Group 4: Machine operators, hospitality staff, assistants, labourers and related workers.
Drivers, mobile plant, production/processing machinery and other machinery operators.
Hospitality staff hotel service supervisor, receptionist, waiter, bar attendant, kitchen hand, porter, housekeeper.
Office assistants, sales assistants and other assistants.
Office typist, word processing/data entry/ business machine operator, receptionist, office assistant.
Sales sales assistant, motor vehicle/caravan/ parts salesperson, checkout operator, cashier, bus/train conductor, ticket seller,
service station attendant, car rental desk staff, street vendor, telemarketer, shelf stacker.
Assistant/aide trades’ assistant, school/teacher’s aide, dental assistant, veterinary nurse, nursing assistant, museum/gallery
attendant, usher, home helper, salon assistant, animal attendant.
Labourers and related work.
Defence Forces ranks below senior NCO not included above.
Agriculture, horticulture, forestry, fishing, mining worker farm overseer, shearer, wool/hide classer, farm hand, horse trainer,
nurseryman, greenkeeper, gardener, tree surgeon, forestry/logging worker, miner, seafarer/fishing hand.
Other worker labourer, factory hand, storeman, guard, cleaner, caretaker, laundry worker, trolley collector, car park attendant,
Group 8: Not in paid work in last 12 months
Group 9: Not Stated or Known