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Library, Correspondence and Related Information Clerks

Clerks collect, manage and distribute different types of specialized information. This occupational category includes library clerks, as well as advertising clerks, editorial assistants, publication clerks, and proofreaders who perform specific clerical duties for newspapers, publishing firms and other organizations. This also includes customer services clerks and call centre agents, information clerks, survey interviewers, and statistical clerks.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma.
  • Some post-secondary education in business may be required.
  • On-the-job training.

Future Prospects:

These occupations will have sustained increases in employment over the next few years, peaking in 2017. Subsequently, employment growth will level out, but the new employment opportunities will continue into the future.

Job Prospects

Current Workforce:

Approximately 68.3% of workers in this occupational group are women. About 63.4% of employees working in these occupations live in Yellowknife, 29.2% live in the regional centres of Inuvik, Hay River and Fort Smith and 7.5% live in other communities. About 38.2% are employed in the Retail Trade industry and 21.0% in the Public Administration sector.