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393

Correspondence and Reporting ClerksWorkers in this unit group perform a variety of clerical tasks, prepare correspondence, or deal with routine aspects of insurance transactions, legal matters or personnel records. Their functions include: performing various clerical tasks, depending on nature and size of office; drafting business letters and related documents; keeping records of establishments' personnel; carrying out specialised clerical tasks in connection with legal or insurance matters.

394

Receptionists and Travel Agency ClerksWorkers in this unit group make appointments, receive clients, provide information in offices, hotels and other establishments, make travel arrangements and obtain hotel reservations for travellers. Their functions include: making appointments, receiving callers or customers, ascertaining their needs and directing them accordingly; allocating rooms and performing related duties in hotels and similar establishments; receiving patients in physicians' or dentists' offices; providing information about tours and other travel, arranging itineraries and accommodation and obtaining tickets for travellers.

395

Library and Filing ClerksWorkers in this unit group maintain library records and perform filing services. Their functions include: keeping records relating to the acquisition, issue and return of publications in libraries; arranging and classifying correspondence, invoices, receipts and other documents and records.

399

Clerks Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group perform miscellaneous clerical tasks not elsewhere classified. Their functions include: compiling statistical tables; converting information into codes and classifying information by code numbers for purposes of data-processing; verifying and correcting printer's proofs; operating office machines which reproduce documents by photographic, multigraph or similar means; performing other clerical tasks such as sorting forms and marking them with identification numbers, operating office machines to sort documents for filing or to collate sets of pages, or addressing circular letters by hand.

490

Sales Workers Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group perform various selling tasks not elsewhere classified. Their functions include: lending money to customers on pledge or bonds; selling refreshments and confectionery in places of entertainment; performing various other selling tasks.

589

Protective Service Workers Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group perform miscellaneous tasks in maintaining law and order and protecting property and are not elsewhere classified. Their functions include: conducting private investigations for commercial or other establishments and individuals; watching inmates of gaols, reformatories or penitentiaries, seeing to their needs and maintaining discipline; guarding industrial plant, warehouse or other property against fire, theft and illegal entry; performing related tasks.

591

GuidesWorkers in this unit group escort individuals and groups on travel tours, sightseeing visits and excursions. Their functions include: escorting groups of tourists and looking after their comfort; accompanying tourists on sightseeing tours and describing points of interest; providing other guide services to visitors and travellers, such as organising and conducting mountain-climbing, hunting or fishing excursions.

592

Undertakers and EmbalmersWorkers in this unit group perform various tasks in the disposal of dead human bodies. Their functions include: making arrangements for and conducting funerals and arranging cremations and burials; embalming human bodies to retard or arrest the process of decay; performing various related tasks.

599

Other Service WorkersWorkers in this unit group perform miscellaneous service tasks not elsewhere classified. Their functions include: determining odds and receiving and paying bets on results of sporting events; conducting games of chance in gambling establishments; performing simple tasks to assist medical, dental and nursing personnel in consulting rooms, hospitals or other institutions; performing non-technical tasks in pharmacies, under the direction of a pharmacist; performing simple tasks to assist veterinarians in animal clinics or other veterinary establishments; rendering personal services to ensure comfort and safety of aircraft passengers; performing a variety of other services.

629

Agricultural and Animal Husbandry Workers Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group perform tasks in agriculture and animal husbandry not classified elsewhere. Their functions include: performing a variety of tasks in the establishment and care of beehives and the extraction of honey or in the breeding and raising of silkworms, other insects and reptiles; tapping trees and gathering their saps; irrigating agricultural land; maintaining recreation and sports grounds; extracting peat.

649

Fishermen, Hunters and Related Workers Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group perform a variety of fishing, hunting and related tasks not classified elsewhere. Their functions include: breeding and raising fish; cultivating oysters; catching and processing whales at sea; catching, killing and skinning seals; trapping and hunting other wild animals; performing related tasks.

729

Metal Processors Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group perform metal processing tasks not classified elsewhere. Their functions include: imparting a blue, rust-resistant, decorative finish to metal articles by treating them with chemicals and heating them; semi-finishing the surfaces of cast metal articles by hand and machine; operating equipment to clean metal articles in preparation for electroplating, galvanising, enamelling or similar finishing processes.

749

Chemical Processors and Related Workers Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group perform tasks in chemical and related processing not classified elsewhere. Their functions include: treating chemical solutions with bleaching reagents; operating ovens and furnaces to make coke or coal-gas; operating kilns to make charcoal; operating equipment to make synthetic fibres; operating chemical equipment to separate and extract radioactive materials from their ores; performing other tasks in chemical and related processing.

759

Spinners, Weavers, Knitters, Dyers and Related Workers Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group perform textile fabrics manufacturing tasks not classified elsewhere. Their functions include: making braid by hand or machine; crocheting by hand or machine; making nets by hand; mixing and purifying fur fibres by machine; operating machines which make hat forms from fur fibres or wool batts; performing related tasks.

779

Food and Beverage Processors Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group perform tasks not classified elsewhere in the preparation and processing of food products for human and animal consumption. Their functions include; extracting oil from oil-bearing seeds, nuts and fruits; operating machines to refine crude soya bean, cotton seed, peanut and other edible oils; operating equipment to process oils and fats used in making margarine and equipment to make margarine; preparing fish and other sea or freshwater foods for sale or curing; performing related tasks.

789

Tobacco Preparers and Tobacco Product Makers Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group perform miscellaneous tobacco production tasks. Their functions include: pulverising and blending tobacco to make snuff tobacco; making rolls or plugs of chewing tobacco by hand or machine; preparing plugs of pipe tobacco; performing related tasks.

791

Tailors and DressmakersWorkers in this unit group make complete items of tailored clothing, dresses and other made-to-order garments (except fur garments), perform the more difficult tasks in the manufacture of ready-to-wear garments, and alter and repair garments. Their functions include: making overcoats, suits, skirts and similar tailored garments to clients' individual requirements; performing the more difficult hand-or machine-sewing tasks in the manufacture of ready-to-wear clothing; making complete dresses; making complete shirts, blouses, lingerie and corsetry; altering, renovating and repairing garments. Workers making fur garments are classified in unit group 7-92. Workers performing routine sewing operations, by hand or machine, in the manufacture of garments are classified in unit group 7-95.

792

Fur Tailors and Related WorkersWorkers in this unit group make, alter, repair and renovate garments and other articles of fur. Their functions include: making complete fur garments or performing the more difficult tasks in making, altering, renovating and repairing fur garments and other fur articles; preparing patterns and full-sized canvas models of garments and other articles; sorting, grading and matching furs prior to cutting and making them into garments or other articles; cutting fur according to pattern for making and repairing garments or other articles; stretching and trimming dressed furs to conform to pattern outline of garments or other articles; reclaiming furs or skins from old coats, gluing fabric to interior of fur coats and trimming blocked fur garments. Workers who sew fur articles are classified in unit group 7-95.

793

Milliners and Hat MakersWorkers in this unit group make and finish hats. Their functions include: making women's hats out of various materials such as felt, silk, velvet and straw; operating a machine that stretches felt cones to form hat shapes; finishing and decorating hat forms or making various kinds of headgear for special purposes. Formers of fur-felt or wool-felt hoods are classified in unit group 7-59.

794

Pattern Makers and CuttersWorker in this unit group make patterns and mark and cut materials in the manufacture of garments, gloves and miscellaneous products of textile and kindred materials and leather. Their functions include: drawing and cutting out patterns for making suits, dresses, shirts, blouses, hats and caps and other garments; marking outlines of patterns on cloth, light leathers or similar materials to guide cutting; cutting material (other than leather) according to pattern outline, usually several layers at a time, for making up into garments and gloves; cutting leather into parts for making leather garments and gloves; performing pattern making, marking and cutting tasks in the manufacture of other products such as soft furnishings, canvas goods and umbrellas.
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