Personnel clerks assist personnel officers and human resources specialists and compile, maintain and process information relating to staffing, recruitment, training, labour relations, performance evaluations and classifications.
Duties May Include
Process, verify and register documentation relating to personnel activities such as staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, performance evaluations and classifications
Maintain and update manual and computerized filing and registration systems, and compile and prepare reports and documents relating to personnel activities
Respond to telephone and written enquiries from staff and the general public regarding personnel matters
Arrange for advertising or posting of job vacancies, assist in screening and rating of job applicants, and conduct reference checks
Administer and score employment tests, such as keyboarding and proofreading tests
Arrange for in-house and external training activities.
Examples of Titles
Human Resources Assistant
Human Resources Clerk
Labour Relations Clerk
Where They Work
personnel departments throughout the private and public sectors
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code found next to the name of the career is a 4-digit code that classifies occupations by different skill types and skill levels.
The information on careers is adapted from Canadian Occupational Projection System, a project by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, which uses annual data to analyze trends in labour.
© Canadian Occupational Projection System, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2011.
© JobFutures, Labour Force Survey, 2006.
© National Occupational Classification, Human Resources Skills and Development Canada, 2006.
© Working in Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2009.