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List of Careers

The following list of careers may give you some ideas about what you can do, whether you are just leaving college / university or you are now seeking a change in your career.

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This list of different careers is not exhaustive but, it should give you a few ideas.

Administration Jobs:

  • Accounting Officers
  • Administrative Assistants
  • Administrative Support Worker Supervisors and Managers
  • Auditing Officers
  • Bookkeepers
  • Cashiers
  • Computer Operators
  • Couriers
  • Credit Authorisers and Officers
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Data Entry Personnel
  • Data Processing Officers and Assistants
  • Database Administrators
  • Debt Collectors
  • Dispatchers
  • Filing Assistants
  • Financial Officers
  • Hotel Receptionists
  • Human Resources Assistants
  • Information Officers
  • Interviewers
  • Invoicing Officers
  • Librarians
  • Library Assistants
  • Messengers
  • Meter Readers
  • Office Clerks
  • Office Supervisors and Managers
  • Order Clerks
  • Payroll Clerks
  • Postal Room Staff
  • Postal Service Workers
  • Procurement Officers
  • Production and Distribution Officers
  • Production and Planning Officers
  • Receptionists
  • Record Clerks
  • Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents
  • Secretaries
  • Transporting and Receiving Officers
  • Stock Control and Order Fillers
  • Travel Agents

Agricultural Jobs list of careers:

  • Agricultural Managers
  • Agricultural workers
  • Animal Husbandry workers
  • Conservation workers
  • Farm managers
  • Farmers
  • Fishermen
  • Forestry Workers
  • Trawler Operators

Finance Jobs:

  • Accountant
  • Actuaries
  • Auditors
  • Budget Analysts
  • Cashiers
  • Debt Counsellors
  • Economists
  • Insurance Sales Agents
  • Insurance Underwriters
  • Loan Officers
  • Personal Financial Advisors
  • Tax Inspectors, Collectors and Revenue Agents

Construction Jobs:

  • Block Tile Pavers
  • Boilermakers
  • Carpenters
  • Carpet, Floor, and Tile Fitters
  • Ceiling Tile Installers
  • Concrete Finishers
  • Construction and Building Inspectors
  • Construction Equipment Operators
  • Construction Managers
  • Drywall Installers
  • Electricians
  • Glaziers
  • Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
  • Insulation Workers
  • Lift Installers and Repairers
  • Painters and Decorators
  • Pipelayers and Plumbers
  • Plasterers Masons
  • Roofers
  • Sheet Metal Workers
  • Site Labourers
  • Stonemasons
  • Structural Iron and Metal Workers

Creative Jobs:

  • Actors
  • Announcers
  • Artists
  • Camera Operators and Editors
  • Choreographers
  • Craftspeople
  • Dancers
  • Designers
  • Desktop Publishers
  • Graphic Designers
  • Interior Designers
  • Musicians
  • Photographers
  • Producers
  • Singers
  • Website Developers and Designers
  • Writers and Editors

Education and Teaching Jobs list of careers:

  • Computer Trainers
  • Education Administrators
  • Home Tutors
  • Pre-school Teachers
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Teachers - Community and Adult Education
  • Teachers - Primary and Middle
  • Teachers - Secondary and Upper Level
  • Teaching Assistants
  • Training Specialists and Managers
  • University and College Lecturers

Healthcare and Health Related Jobs:

  • Anaesthetists
  • Chiropractors
  • Counsellors
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Dental Laboratory Technicians
  • Dentists
  • Dieticians
  • Health Services Managers
  • Home Healthcare Assistants
  • Language Pathologists
  • Medical Assistants
  • Medical records specialist careers
  • Medical Scientists
  • Medical Services Managers
  • Mental Health Workers
  • Midwives
  • Nurses
  • Nursing Assistants
  • Nutritionists
  • Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians
  • Occupational Therapist Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians
  • Opticians, Dispensing
  • Optometrists
  • Paramedics
  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Assistants
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physician Assistants
  • Physicians
  • Psychiatric Assistants
  • Psychologists and Psychiatrists
  • Recreational Therapists
  • Registered Nurses
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Social Service Assistants
  • Social Workers
  • Surgeons

Medical Sciences Jobs:

  • Audiologists
  • Biomedical Engineers
  • Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
  • Emergency Medical Technicians
  • Health Information Technicians
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologists
  • Radiological Technologists and Technicians
  • Surgical Technologists

IT and Telecommunications:

  • Computer Maintenance
  • Computer Programmers and Operators
  • Computer Scientists
  • Computer Software Engineers
  • Information Systems Managers
  • Systems Analysts
  • Systems Developers
  • Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers
  • User Support Personnel

Management Jobs list of careers:

  • Administrative Services Managers
  • Buyers
  • Claims Adjusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and Investigators
  • Community Association Managers
  • Computer Managers
  • Cost Estimators
  • Engineering Managers
  • Financial Analysts
  • Financial Managers
  • Food Service Managers
  • Funeral Directors
  • Health Services Managers
  • Human Resources Managers and Specialists
  • Industrial Production Managers
  • Information Systems Managers
  • Labour Relations Specialists and Managers
  • Management Analysts
  • Marketing Managers
  • Medical Services Managers
  • Natural Science Managers
  • Promotions Managers
  • Property Managers
  • Public Relations Managers
  • Purchasing Agents
  • Purchasing Managers
  • Retail Managers
  • Sales Managers
  • Senior Executives

Manufacturing Jobs:

  • Aircraft and Avionics Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
  • Assemblers and Line Workers
  • Automobile Service Technicians and Mechanics
  • Boiler Operators
  • Bookbinders
  • Clothing Manufacturers
  • Diesel Service Technicians and Mechanics
  • Engine Mechanics
  • Fabricators
  • Food Processing Workers
  • Furnishing Careers
  • Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
  • Heavy Vehicle Service Technicians and Mechanics
  • Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers
  • Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers
  • Jewellers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
  • Line Installers and Repairers
  • Machine Operators
  • Machine Setters and Operators
  • Machinists
  • Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics
  • Painting and Coating Workers
  • Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators
  • Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers
  • Precision Instrument and Equipment Production
  • Pre-press Technicians and Workers
  • Printing Machine Operators
  • Radio Equipment Manufacture and Installation
  • Semiconductor Processors
  • Stationary Engineers
  • Textile Careers
  • Tool and Die Makers
  • Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators
  • Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers
  • Woodworkers

Professional:

  • Archivists
  • Clergy
  • Coaches
  • Correctional Treatment Specialists
  • Correspondents
  • Court Reporters
  • Curators
  • Directors
  • Instructional Co-ordinators
  • Interpreters
  • Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers
  • Lawyers
  • Legal Assistants
  • Library Technicians
  • Market Researchers
  • News Analysts
  • Operations Research Analysts
  • Probation Officers
  • Reporters
  • Social Scientists
  • Statisticians
  • Translators
  • Veterinary Surgeons
  • Veterinary Technicians

Repair and Maintenance Jobs list of careers:

  • Automobile Body and Related Repairers
  • Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers
  • Electronic Home Entertainment Installers and Repairers
  • General Maintenance and Repair Workers
  • Home Appliance Repairers
  • Office Machine Repair

Sales, Marketing and Related Jobs:

  • Advertising Managers
  • Estate Agents
  • Marketing Managers
  • Product Promoters
  • Promotions Managers
  • Public Relations Specialists
  • Retail Salespersons
  • Sales Engineers
  • Sales Representatives
  • Sales Team Managers
  • Travel Agents

Service Related Jobs:

  • Barbers
  • Beauty Therapists
  • Building Cleaning Workers
  • Catering Workers
  • Chefs, Cooks, and Kitchen Workers
  • Childcare Workers
  • Correctional Officers
  • Dental Assistants
  • Firemen
  • Fitness Workers
  • Flight Attendants
  • Grounds Maintenance Workers
  • Investigators
  • Personal Aides
  • Personal Appearance Workers
  • Pest Control Workers
  • Police and Detectives
  • Private Detectives
  • Recreation Workers
  • Security Guards

Technical:

  • Aerospace Engineers
  • Agricultural Engineers
  • Agricultural Scientists
  • Architects
  • Astronomers
  • Atmospheric Scientists
  • Biological Scientists
  • Broadcast Engineering Technicians
  • Cartographers
  • Chemical Engineers
  • Chemists and Materials Scientists
  • Civil Engineers
  • Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
  • Computer Hardware Engineers
  • Conservation Scientists
  • Drafters
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Engineering Technicians
  • Engineers
  • Environmental Engineers
  • Environmental Scientists
  • Food Scientists
  • Geological Engineers
  • Geo-scientists
  • Health and Safety Engineers
  • Industrial Engineers
  • Landscape Architects
  • Materials Engineers
  • Mathematicians
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Mining Engineers
  • Mining Safety Engineers
  • Museum Technicians
  • Nuclear Engineers
  • Petroleum Engineers
  • Physicists
  • Radio Operators
  • Science Technicians
  • Sound Engineering Technicians
  • Surveyors and Surveying Technicians
  • Systems Analysts
  • Town Planners

Transport list of careers:

  • Air Traffic Controllers
  • Aircraft Pilots
  • Bus Drivers
  • Flight Attendants
  • Flight Engineers
  • Removals Occupations
  • Rail Transport Occupations
  • Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
  • Truck Drivers and Delivery Workers
  • Water Transport Occupations

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