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Personnel clerks

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1415

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. They are employed in personnel departments throughout the private and public sectors.

Job Duties for Personnel clerks

  • 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.

Working Conditions for Personnel clerks

Work is performed in an office environment.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Classification Clerk - Human Resources
  • Employment Clerk
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Human Resources Clerk
  • Identification Clerk
  • Labour Relations Clerk
  • Personnel Clerk
  • Personnel Services Clerk
  • Staffing Assistant
  • Staffing Clerk
  • Training Clerk
  • Classification Clerk - Human Resources
  • Employment Clerk
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Human Resources Clerk
  • Labour Relations Clerk
  • Personnel Services Clerk
  • Staffing Clerk
  • Training Clerk
  • HR Generalist