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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.
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- 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 Fredericton--Oromocto
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
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Fredericton--Oromocto||(2 of 3 stars)||2011-10-18|
Currently the chances of qualified Administrative Clerks finding employment are considered to be fair in the local area.
Employment opportunities for Administrative Clerks may vary in different communities across the province. You may want to check for specific opportunities in your community. Also, people who are able to work elsewhere may want to research the opportunities for this occupation in other areas of New Brunswick or in other provinces across the country.
According to the most recent (2006) Census, this is a large occupational group with a labour force of 605, and an unemployment rate (5%) that is below the average (8%) for all occupations in the area. Also, the average age of administrative clerks is 42, which is above the average age (40) of all occupations.
According to the most recent Canadian Occupational Projections System (COPS) Forecast, the average annual employment growth rate for this occupation is approximately equal to the average for all occupations in New Brunswick. Many of the jobs in this occupation can be found in these main industries: 1) Health Care and Social Assistance and 2) Public Administration industries.
This occupation is classified as "significant" because there is a large percentage of administrative clerks working within the area and/or it is a strategically important occupation to the local labour market.
While often found in government, this occupation occurs across all industries. The Fredericton-Oromocto area has a large employer base, including a large government sector, a strong knowledge sector and a high number of national, regional and local firms (mostly in Fredericton). Jobs openings placed locally during the last year appeared to be stable but minimal and many of those appear to be only for casual or term work while most full time job openings are due to attrition. Cutbacks in the public sector and the consolidation of office/clerical work are also having a negative impact on demand.
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Date Published: 2011-08-30
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 18 - Nov 22, 2013
- The provincial government plans to invest $200M in renovations to Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton. A consultant is updating a 2007 report that outlines the upgrades needed at the hospital. The consulting work should be completed by February 2014. The 2007 report identifies upgrades needed to the intensive care unit, ambulatory procedure unit, sterile processing department, the surgical daycare, and the maternal newborn and gynaecology services unit.
- Leading Edge Geomatics Ltd., a remote-sensing and geomatics firm located in Lincoln, received a $310,000 repayable loan from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA). The money will be used to assist with the purchase of a new large-format camera mapping system. The new equipment will help the firm to maintain a competitive advantage, thus securing new contracts and sustaining employment for highly-skilled workers.
- The Nashwaak Villa nursing home opened on Limekiln Road in Stanley recently. The 30-bed home, costing $9.25M, is part of the provincial government's 2011-2016 Nursing Home Renovation and Replacement Plan.
- Choose Fredericton, an expo aiming to encourage post-secondary students to stay in the Fredericton region was held on Wednesday October 3 at the Richard J. Currie Center in Fredericton. The event, hosted by the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce, was meant to bring post-secondary students, as well as representatives from learning institutions and local businesses together to create networks and build awareness among students of opportunities in the capital region.
- The tungsten and molybdenum mine proposed for development at Sisson Brook, located northwest of Fredericton, would create 200 to 300 full-time jobs over the 27-year life span of the mine. The project proposed by Northcliff Resources Limited needs to clear environmental regulations before the company attempts to raise $580M to start production. Should environmental and financial hurdles be cleared, production would begin most likely by the end of 2014.
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