Civil Service administrators make up a significant amount of government staff. They are responsible for most of the day-to-day management of the country.
What does a civil service administrator do?
Tasks can vary massively according to the department and your role within it. Jobs could be anything from embassy staff to a scientific research fellow. Civil servants typically advise and support government officials, and implement their policy decisions. Other jobs could include:
- managing staff
- debating and negotiating ideas
- writing reports
- preparing policy proposals.
Typical employers of civil service administrators:
- Government departments
- Ministry of Defence
- Diplomatic service
- Local and regional government.
Qualifications and training required:
There are routes into a Civil Service career for both university graduates and school leavers.
Key skills for civil service administrators:
- possess a mature attitude
- effective interpersonal skills.