Job description Data Input Clerk in the Avalon Peninsula Region

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "data input clerk" was moved from the group Data entry clerks (NOC 1422) to the group Data entry clerks (NOC 14111).

Find out what work is like for a data input clerk in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Data entry clerks (NOC 14111).

Data entry clerks

Description

Data entry clerks input coded, statistical, financial and other information into computerized databases, spreadsheets or other templates using a keyboard, mouse, or optical scanner, speech recognition software or other data entry tools. They are employed in the private and public sectors.

Job duties

  • Receive and register invoices, forms, records and other documents for data capture
  • Input data into computerized databases, spreadsheets or other templates using a keyboard, mouse, or optical scanner, speech recognition software or other data entry tools
  • Import and/or export data between different kinds of software
  • Verify accuracy and completeness of data
  • Identify, label and organize electronic storage media
  • Maintain libraries of electronic storage media.

Job titles

  • data control clerk
  • data entry operator
  • data input clerk
  • data processor
  • payment entry clerk

Related occupations

Source National Occupational Classification

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