Secretaries

(NOC 1241)
+15.34%
 

Career Description

Secretaries perform administrative duties/clerical activities using office software and operating other office equipment.

Duties May Include

Secretaries perform some or all of the following duties:

Prepare correspondence, invoices, presentations, brochures, publications, reports and related material from shorthand, machine dictation and handwritten copy using computers;

Open and distribute incoming regular and electronic mail and other material and coordinate the flow of information internally and with other departments and organizations;

Schedule and confirm appointments and meetings of employer;

Order office supplies and maintain inventory;

Answer telephone and electronic enquiries and relay telephone calls and messages;

Set up and maintain manual and computerized information filing systems;

Determine and establish office procedures;

Greet visitors, ascertain nature of business and direct visitors to employer or appropriate person;

Record and prepare minutes of meetings;

Arrange travel schedules and make reservations;

May compile data, statistics and other information and may conduct research;

May organize conferences;

May supervise and train other staff in procedures and in use of current software.

Examples of Titles

Administrative Secretary
Secretary
Stenographer

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

St. Lawrence College
Kingston, Ontario, CA

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triOS College (Hamilton Campus)
Hamilton, Ontario, CA

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Administrative Assistant Diploma
Office Administrator Diploma
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triOS College (Kitchener Campus)
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Administrative Assistant Diploma
Office Administrator Diploma
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triOS College (London Campus)
London, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Administrative Assistant Diploma
Office Administrator Diploma
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triOS College (Toronto Campus)
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Administrative Assistant Diploma
Office Administrator Diploma
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Modified on May 17, 2012