Administrative and office secretaries

Administrative and specialized secretaries provide organizational, communication and documentation support services, utilizing specialized knowledge of the business activity of the organization in which they are employed. They take supervisory responsibility for office clerks in the organization.

Tasks performed usually include: coordinating, assigning and reviewing the work of clerical support workers; desktop publishing; preparing and processing legal documents and papers such as deeds, wills, affidavits and briefs; implementing and supporting the communication, documentation and internal managerial coordination activities of an organizational unit, on some occasions utilizing specialized knowledge of the business activity of the organization; scheduling and confirming meetings and appointments and communicating messages for clients; compiling, recording and reviewing legal and medical records, reports, documents and correspondence.

ISCO code: 
334
ISCO skill level: 
3
EQF: 
3,4
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