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Supervisors, general office and administrative support workers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1211

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in minor groups: General Office Workers (141) and Office Equipment Operators (142). They are employed throughout the public and private sectors.

Job Duties for Supervisors, general office and administrative support workers

  • Co-ordinate, assign and review the work of clerks engaged in the following duties: word processing; record keeping and filing; operating telephones and switchboards; data entry; desktop publishing; and other activities involving general office and administrative skills
  • Establish work schedules and procedures and co-ordinate activities with other work units or departments
  • Resolve work-related problems and prepare and submit progress and other reports
  • Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • Requisition supplies and materials
  • Ensure smooth operation of office equipment and machinery, and arrange for maintenance and repair work
  • May perform the same duties as workers supervised.

Working Conditions for Supervisors, general office and administrative support workers

Work is usually performed in an office environment.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Administrative Clerks Supervisor
  • Attendance Records Supervisor
  • Clerical Supervisor
  • Contract Clerks Supervisor
  • Data Control Supervisor
  • Data Entry Clerks Supervisor
  • Data Entry Supervisor
  • Desktop Publishing Operators Supervisor
  • Desktop Publishing Supervisor
  • Desktop Publishing System Supervisor
  • EDP (electronic Data-processing) Unit - Supervisor
  • Electronic Data-processing (EDP) Unit - Supervisor
  • Filing Clerks Supervisor
  • Filing Service Supervisor
  • General Office Clerks Supervisor
  • Hospital Admitting Clerks Supervisor
  • Nursing Registry Supervisor
  • Office Clerks Supervisor
  • Office Machine Operators Supervisor
  • Office Services Supervisor
  • Office Supervisor
  • Operations Supervisor
  • Personnel Clerks Supervisor
  • Photocopy Unit Supervisor
  • Price Information Clerks Supervisor
  • Receptionists And Hostesses Supervisor
  • Receptionists Supervisor
  • Records Clerks Supervisor
  • Records Management Services Supervisor
  • Records Management Supervisor
  • Records Office Supervisor
  • Registration Unit Supervisor
  • Registry Supervisor
  • Switchboard Operators Supervisor
  • Telephone Operators Supervisor
  • Telephone Service Supervisor
  • Telephone System Night Supervisor
  • Telephone System Supervisor
  • Unit Clerks Supervisor
  • Word Processing Service Co-ordinator
  • Word Processing Unit Supervisor
  • Clerical Supervisor
  • Data Entry Supervisor
  • Filing Clerks Supervisor
  • Hospital Admitting Clerks Supervisor
  • Personnel Clerks Supervisor
  • Records Office Supervisor
  • Registry Supervisor
  • Switchboard Operators Supervisor
  • Operations Supervisor

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