3333-Employment Agents and Labour Contractors

Job Title: 

Employment Agents and Labour Contractors

Job Description: 

Employment agents and contractors match jobseekers with vacancies, find workers for employers and contract labour for particular projects at the request of enterprises and other organisations including government, institutions, or find places for jobseekers for a commission.


Tasks include:

  • matching jobseekers with vacancies
  • finding workers for vacant posts against a commission from the employer or worker
  • discussing with enterprises/organisations the needed skills and other characteristics of the workers to be employed or contracted
  • finding workers with appropriate skills and undertaking the necessary formalities according to national or international regulations and requirements
  • ensuring that the employment contracts meet legal requirements and signing them
  • advising on training schemes
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Employment agent
Labour contractor

This unit group excludes

Literary agent (3339)
Theatrical agent (3339)
Sports agent (3339)
Executive search consultant (2423)

Specific Occupations: 

Employment agent/Labour contractor

International Careers(ISCO): 
Similar O*NET Careers (USA) : 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore