Careers In Public Services

Learn more about specific careers in Public Services

Below is a list of more specific careers in the Public Services field. Click the links below for our detailed career guides in each specific area, complete with real-life job profiles (informational interviews) and all the details you'd want to know to learn if that career is right for you. 

Subcategories within Public Services

About Public Services Careers

The public service industry is responsible for providing all public services, from emergency care, to law enforcement and security, to education and to housing. As a result, all careers in the public service industry have a focus on providing a service to members of the public. There are lots of careers available in the industry which can be offered from a graduate level or from a school-leaver level. Such roles include as a firefighter, paramedic, police officer or security guard.

The public service industry will always be important. We need these brave and devoted professionals to protect us, enforce laws and act in the event of an emergency. As a result, employment in the public service industry is likely to increase over the coming years, creating lots of exciting job opportunities.

Roles in this industry are often very important and very rewarding. Careers in this industry are best suited to those who are truly passionate about making a real difference to society at a local level, as well as tackling wider environmental issues.

Other Career-Search Resources:

Not quite what you’re looking for? Check out these other ways to find the right career for you.

  • Informational Interviews – Read through interview transcripts with thousands of real-life working professionals to learn more about what think about their job and their career overall.
  • Career-Match Quiz – Take this career matching quiz to find out which careers are best-suited to your personality.
  • Take a Personality Test – Learn more about your specific personality type with this free test. Comes with a report analyzing your personality as well as a list of matching potential careers you might want to consider.