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Administrative clerks compile, verify, record and process forms and documents, such as applications, licences, permits, contracts, registrations and requisitions, in accordance with established procedures, guidelines and schedules. They are employed throughout the private and public sectors.
administrative clerk, application clerk, authorization clerk, by-law clerk, customs clerk, documentation clerk, import clerk, licence clerk, office administration clerk, passport clerk, registration clerk, registry clerk, ward clerk – hospital, warranty clerk.
- Compile, verify, record and process applications, licences, permits, contracts, registrations, requisitions, and other forms and documents in accordance with established procedures and schedules, using computerized and manual processing systems
- Authorize and issue licences, permits, registration papers, reimbursements or other material after requesting documents have been processed and approved
- Maintain inventory of office supplies and order supplies as required
- Prepare reports and presentations and provide information to staff and general public regarding company and program rules, regulations and procedures
- Assist in the co-ordination of administrative procedures such as budget submissions, contracts administration and work schedules
- May be responsible for some accounting tasks
- May organize and co-ordinate flow of work for general office clerks and data entry clerks.
Outlook & Prospects for Administrative Clerks in Laval Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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For the 2011-2013 period, job opportunities in the Laval region are expected to be fair for this occupation.
Job openings will result from retirements and turnover, but also from the creation of new positions over the next few years. These jobs often serve as entry points into the organization.
The pool of work ready claimants in this occupational group is small. Most jobs will be filled by college and vocational training graduates and people with office experience. The findings of the Relance survey by the Department of Education show a very good placement rate and a low unemployment rate among graduates.
The level of employment in this occupation has been decreasing in the last five years. This trend is expected to continue over the 2011 - 2013 forecast horizon.
According to 2006 census data, workers in this occupational group were employed in all industries, particularly public administration; finance and insurance; real estate and rental and leasing; health care and social assistance; transportation and warehousing; manufacturing; professional, scientific and technical services; wholesale trade; educational services; and retail trade
Local Labour Market News
Week of Apr 22 – Apr 26, 2013
- Le Chantier, a Laval professional training centre that specializes in construction trades, will invest $7M in the expansion of its establishment, which is due to begin in September 2014 (available in French only)
Week of Mar 18 – Mar 22, 2013
- A community housing house for the homeless is now open in Laval. The inauguration of L'Aviron follows a $4.8M investment and counts 30 units. (available in French only)
Week of Dec 17 – Dec 21, 2012
- The Municipality of Laval announces the construction of a fire hall in Chomeday in 2014, at a cost of $5.4M (available in French only)
Week of Sep 17 – Sep 21, 2012
- The pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim has announced the closing of its research center in Laval, laying off 166 employees (available in French only)
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