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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          Bookmaker's Clerk

Assists Bookmakers to provide betting services at race meetings.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:
  • records details of bets on computers or in transaction ledgers
  • monitors amounts of money placed on race entrants and advises bookmakers
  • hands copies of betting ledgers to bookmakers after the closing of bets for each race
  • checks details and numbers on winning betting tickets against those in betting ledgers
  • crosses off entries on ledgers, pays money to punters and files or marks tickets
  • pays money on winning tickets


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