1454- Survey interviewers and statistical clerks
Survey interviewers and statistical clerks
Survey interviewers contact individuals to gather information for market research, public opinion polls or election and census enumeration. Statistical clerks code and compile interview and other data into reports, lists, directories and other documents. Workers in this unit group are employed by market research and polling firms, government departments and agencies, utility companies, contact centres and other establishments. This unit group also includes clerks who observe and record information on traffic flow.
Survey interviewers perform some or all of the following duties:
Contact individuals by telephone or in person and explain the purpose of the interview
Ask questions following the outlines of questionnaires and surveys
Record responses on paper or enter responses directly into a computer database through computer-assisted interviewing systems.
Statistical clerks perform some or all of the following duties:
Check information gathered for completeness and accuracy
Code information according to established coding manuals and enter data into statistical-based computer programs
Conduct routine statistical analysis of data
Compile interview and other data into reports and lists.
Completion of secondary school may be required.
Experience in the operation of a computer may be required.
On-the-job training is usually provided.
May require driver's licence.
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Source Of Info:
National Occupation Classification, (2011)
Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada,
Catalogue no. 12-583-X