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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      Debt Collector
      Legal Recoveries Officer

Collects payments for overdue accounts, overdue installments or damage claims on behalf of creditors.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:
  • visits or telephones debtors to collect amounts due or to arrange for payments to be made
  • traces addresses of debtors who have moved
  • recommends legal action when collection cannot be made
  • records amounts collected and notes further action required
  • prepares statements of account for creditors or arranges for money collected to be transferred to their accounts
  • may perform clerical tasks involving the preparation of collection notices to be posted

Collection Agent

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