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Administrative Clerks  (NOC 1441)
Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Administrative clerks compile, verify, record and process forms and documents, such as applications, licences, permits, contracts, registrations and requisitions, in accordance with established procedures, guidelines and schedules. They are employed throughout the private and public sectors.

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Administrative clerks perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Compile, verify, record and process applications, licences, permits, contracts, registrations, requisitions, and other forms and documents in accordance with established procedures and schedules, using computerized and manual processing systems
  • Authorize and issue licences, permits, registration papers, reimbursements or other material after requesting documents have been processed and approved
  • Maintain inventory of office supplies and order supplies as required
  • Prepare reports and presentations and provide information to staff and general public regarding company and program rules, regulations and procedures
  • Assist in the co-ordination of administrative procedures such as budget submissions, contracts administration and work schedules
  • May be responsible for some accounting tasks
  • May organize and co-ordinate flow of work for general office clerks and data entry clerks.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Bishop's Falls, Bonavista, Botwood, Catalina, Clarenville-Shoal Harbour, Gambo, Gander, Gillesport, Grand Falls-Windsor, Hare Bay, La Scie, Lewisporte, Musgrave Harbour, New-Wes-Valley, Port Union, Springdale

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Outlook & Prospects for Administrative Clerks in Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region

The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Administrative Clerks in Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region as well as in the rest of the Newfoundland and Labrador.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Notre Dame-Central-Bonavista Bay Region Fair   (2 of 3 stars) 2012-04-04

Employment prospects for Administrative Clerks are expected to be fair in 2011-2012.

The supply of persons in this occupation is relatively high, compared to the demand in the local area. This creates much competition for available jobs. Turnover is sometimes experienced within this field, which does result in some opportunities being created. As well, individuals employed in this occupation are older than the average worker in the labour force. This could potentially result in an increase in job openings due to retirement.

Employment opportunities for this occupation may not be as readily available as those which have a good outlook. However, a fair outlook should not prevent anyone from pursuing a specific career in which they are interested.

Local Labour Market News

Week of Jul 07 - Jul 11, 2014 Week of Jun 16 - Jun 20, 2014 Week of Jun 02 - Jun 06, 2014
  • The Mine Safety Training Institute has opened a new campus in Grand Falls-Windsor to help prospective students learn new skills, and find careers in the mining and oil and gas sectors. It is expected that the mining industry will need 112,000 skilled workers by 2021.
Week of Apr 28 - May 02, 2014
Please consult the Newfoundland and Labrador and Canada tabs for more useful information related to outlook.