Transport services managers buy and sell vehicles for rental agencies. They also organise leasing of vehicles, railway station operations, and organise fleets of vehicles to transport goods and passengers.

Where transport services managers are employed

Transport services managers may be employed directly by passenger transport services or by private contractors. With experience, and sometimes further training, it is possible to advance to senior supervisory positions.

Pay

Full-time transport services managers in South Australia generally earn more than $1,600 per week.

Graph of pay scales for Transport Services Managers

Job prospects

In 2011 there were 687 people employed full-time as transport services managers in South Australia compared with 749 in 2006.

How to become one

You can work as a transport services officer without formal qualifications, but employers usually require year 10. You will probably get some informal training on the job.

Applicants may be required to undergo a National Police Check, a work-related assessment (which tests your computer, typing, report writing and communication skills), and pass medical and psychological assessments.

See courses related to this occupation.

For more information see traineeships. Ask your career adviser about the possibility of starting some of this training in school.

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