1415- Personnel clerks
Personnel clerks assist personnel officers and human resources specialists and compile, maintain and process information relating to staffing, recruitment, training, labour relations, performance evaluations and classifications. They are employed in personnel departments throughout the private and public sectors.
Personnel clerks perform some or all of the following duties:
Process, verify and register documentation relating to personnel activities such as staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, performance evaluations and classifications
Maintain and update manual and computerized filing and registration systems, and compile and prepare reports and documents relating to personnel activities
Respond to telephone and written enquiries from staff and the general public regarding personnel matters
Arrange for advertising or posting of job vacancies, assist in screening and rating of job applicants, and conduct reference checks
Administer and score employment tests, such as keyboarding and proofreading tests
Arrange for in-house and external training activities.
Completion of secondary school is usually required.
Completion of college or other courses in personnel administration may be required.
Some clerical experience may be required.
Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.
Progression to officer level positions is possible with additional training and experience.
National Occupation Classification, (2011)
Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada,
Catalogue no. 12-583-X