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Crew Member

Perform a wide range of tasks as part of a team.

What's it like to be a Crew Member?

A Crew Member performs a wide range of tasks in their role as part of a team. Crew members may work in events, hospitality, tourism, aviation and local council settings.

Crew Member

Tasks and duties

  • Contributing to the day-to-day operations of a business, company or organisation by efficiently carrying out set duties.
  • Addressing and resolving issues as they arise, and reporting problems to managerial staff.
  • Following occupational health and safety guidelines in order to ensure safety of customers and staff is prioritised.
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Successful crew members are people who manage their time well, are customer-service oriented and able to remain calm in busy or difficult situations.

Depending on the environment in which a crew member works, they may be required to work shifts, on weekends or public holidays.

What can I earn as a Crew Member?

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How to become a Crew Member


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Formal qualifications are not usually required to work as a crew member, however, depending on the industry you may need to hold certain qualifications (such as First Aid and CPR or a Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate).

  1. Decide which industry you want to work in. Crew members are commonly employed within the aviation, hospitality and entertainment sectors.
  2. Find out whether you need particular certifications before obtaining work, such as a White Card, and Aviation Security Identification Card or a Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate.

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Latest Crew Member reviews

Latest reviews from 51 Crew Members surveyed on SEEK
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Aug 2019
Being a crew member is tough at times but I love my job and wouldn’t trade it for anything else!
Reviewer's Qualification
Diploma of Community Services Work
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Community services
The good things
The good things about my role include variety in my daily tasks, getting to work with an array of different people with different skills and knowledge. I love coming to work everyday knowing my job ma...
The challenges
Challenges of my role include not really having a big support network of management, lack of communication and lack of resources
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Nov 2018
Everything is about being fast and precise which gets quite easy.
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Certificate III in Warehouse Operations
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
Cashier
The good things
People have been very kind and tolerant of instances where learning new things. It made learning easier and great improvements were made because of it.
The challenges
A lot of switching around tasks, you might go from making food, general keeping area tidy tasks, need to be relatively quick but everything is relatively within reach. You might do sales as well and h...
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