4223-Telephone switchboard operators

Job Title: 

Telephone switchboard operators

Job Description: 

Telephone switchboard operators operate telephone communications switchboards and consoles to establish telephone connections, receive caller inquiries and service problem reports, and record and relay messages to staff or clients.


Tasks include

  • operating switchboards and consoles to connect, hold, transfer, and disconnect telephone calls
  • making connections for outgoing calls
  • dealing with telephone inquiries and recording messages
  • forwarding messages to staff or clients
  • investigating operating system problems and informing repair services.
Specific Occupations: 

Attendant, switch board / Dispatcher, call/ Incharge, telex


Operator, switch board (telephone)/ Operator ,answering service

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2232