1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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PERSONNEL CLERKS maintain personnel records and interview clients to assess their job requirements and suitability for employment.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least one years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • raising records for newly appointed workers and checking them for completeness
  • filing records and updating information on leave taken and accumulated, positions worked in, transfers and promotions, salaries, superannuation and taxation, qualifications, training or abilities
  • preparing correspondence and answering queries on employment entitlements and conditions
  • processing applications for employment or promotions and advising applicants of results
  • interviewing job seekers and applicants, and recording relevant information
  • evaluating information to determine applicants' suitability for referral to vacancies
  • supplying information to applicants about job vacancies, company and union policies, tasks, responsibilities, working conditions, hours and pay, and promotional opportunities
  • referring applicants to prospective employers


This section contains the following subsection :
              6193-11 Personnel Records Clerk
              6193-13 Employment Office Clerk

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