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Number  Name Description (tasks and duties) Unit Groups 


ChemistsWorkers in this unit group conduct research in such fields as organic, inorganic, physical and analytical chemistry. Their functions include: conducting pure research to increase scientific knowledge in the field of chemistry; conducting applied research and development work to test, develop and improve materials, products and industrial processes; performing chemical tests and analyses for process and quality control; developing analytical methodology and techniques. Metallurgists are classified in unit group 0-26, Biochemists and Pharmacologists in 0-52 and Pharmacists in 0-67.


PhysicistsWorkers in this unit group conduct research into physical phenomena in such fields as mechanics, heat, light, sound, electricity and magnetism, electronics and nuclear physics. Their functions include: conducting pure research to increase scientific knowledge in the field of physics; conducting applied research to develop or improve industrial, medical, military and other practical applications of the laws and theories of physics.


Physical Scientists Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group conduct research and develop practical applications in areas of the physical sciences not covered by those classified elsewhere. Their functions include: conducting research into the physical nature of the earth, the nature and history of the earth's crust and the physical nature and properties of the atmosphere and the forces affecting it, and developing practical applications in such fields as radio communications, water conservation, mineral exploitation, civil engineering and weather forecasting; observing and interpreting celestial phenomena and developing practical applications in such fields as navigation and space exploration; examining, analysing and classifying minerals and advising on the likely commercial yield of mineral deposits containing gems and precious stones.


Physical Science TechniciansWorkers in this unit group perform auxiliary technical tasks, normally under the direction and supervision of physical scientists, in connection with research in the physical sciences and the development of industrial, medical, military and other practical applications. Their functions include: preparing materials and equipment for experiments, tests and analyses; assisting with or - under supervision - performing experiments, tests and analyses in such fields as physics, chemistry, geology, geophysics, meteorology and astronomy; applying knowledge of scientific principles to suggest solutions to problems encountered; taking records, making calculations, preparing charts and graphs and writing reports.


Architects and Town PlannersWorkers in this unit group design and supervise the construction of buildings; plan layout and co-ordinate development of urban areas; and plan, design and supervise aesthetic landscaping for parks, road development and other projects.


DraughtsmenWorkers in this unit group prepare technical drawings and maps and copy drawings and paintings onto printing plates. Their functions include: preparing working drawings from designers' sketches and specifications for such purposes as manufacture and installation of machinery and equipment or for construction of buildings, bridges, dams, roads and other civil engineering projects; preparing topographical, political, economic, nautical and other maps and charts from survey and other data; drawing technical illustrations for reference works, brochures and technical manuals dealing with assembly, installation, operation, maintenance and repair of machinery and other equipment; copying drawings and paintings onto stone or metal plates for printing.


Aircraft Pilots, Navigators and Flight EngineersWorkers in this unit group fly aircraft, direct the course of aircraft in flight, inspect, adjust and regulate during flight the mechanical equipment of aircraft and give flying instruction. Their functions include: flying aircraft to transport passengers, mail or freight; flying aircraft for testing or delivery, aerial spraying, aerial surveys or photography, and exhibitions of flying skill; navigating aircraft in flight; inspecting mechanical and other equipment of aircraft, making adjustments and minor repairs, monitoring control panel during flight and regulating engine speed according to pilot's instructions; teaching trainee pilots to fly aircraft.


Biologists, Zoologists and Related ScientistsWorkers in this unit group conduct pure research into all forms of life to increase scientific knowledge and applied research to develop practical applications in fields such as medicine, agriculture and forestry. Their functions include: planning and conducting field and laboratory studies of the origin, development, functions, structure, distribution, environment, interrelationships and other aspects of life-forms; co-ordinating, analysing and evaluating data obtained and preparing reports of findings and conclusions for use in such fields as medicine, agriculture, forestry and pharmaceuticals manufacture.


Medical DoctorsWorkers in this unit group apply medical knowledge to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human illnesses. Their functions include: conducting medical examinations, making diagnoses, prescribing and giving treatment for diseases, disorders and injuries of the human body, and applying preventive medicine techniques; performing surgical operations in the treatment of injuries, diseases and disorders of the human body; implementing public health laws and regulations for safeguarding and promoting the health of a community; performing related tasks. Anatomists, Physiologists, Bacteriologists, Medical pathologists and Pharmacologists are classified in unit group 0-52, Dentists in 0-63 and Pharmacists in 0-67.


Professional NursesWorkers in this unit group provide professional nursing services. Their functions include: providing professional nursing care and advice in hospitals, clinics or other establishments providing medical care and treatment; providing professional nursing care and advice in private homes, schools, maternal and child health centres and nurseries; providing nursing services and health information for employees in workplaces; performing related tasks.


StatisticianWorkers in this unit group conduct research into the mathematical basis of the science of statistics; develop new and improved statistical methodology; advise on practical applications of statistical methods; plan and conduct statistical surveys; apply statistical techniques to evaluate, organise, analyse and interpret numerical data obtained from special surveys or other sources.


AccountantsWorkers in this unit group plan and administer accounting services, advise on accountancy problems, and plan and conduct audits of accounts of private persons, enterprises, institutions and governmental organisations. Bookkeepers are classified in unit group 3-31.


Jurists, Specialization UnknownWorkers in this unit group may perform any, but not all, legal functions described in unit groups 1-21 to 1-29.


LawyersWorkers in this unit group plead cases or conduct prosecutions in courts of justice. Their functions include: examining the circumstances of disputes or reported crimes to ascertain the facts; determining the applicable law; and preparing pleadings or cases for prosecution and conducting them in court.


JudgesWorkers in this unit group preside over judicial proceedings and pronounce judgements in courts of justice. Their functions include: ruling on procedure in court; weighing the evidence presented; determining the rights and obligations of the parties involved; instructing juries on points of law; pronouncing judgements.


NotariesWorkers in this unit group process legal documents. Their functions include: drawing up, recording and certifying instruments and papers of legal importance.


SolicitorsWorkers in this unit group advise clients in a range of personal, business and administrative matters of law. Their functions include: drawing up contracts, wills, settling properties, etc.. hey may also instruct barristers, but not appear as advocates except in certain lower courts.


Jurists Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group perform legal functions not elsewhere classified. Their functions include: drawing up and processing of legal contracts in specific and limited areas, such as property conveyancing; assessment and drafting of government legislation; studying jurisprudence, writing comparative legal analyses and compiling law codes; performing legal research related to the foregoing functions; performing lay tasks in courts of law.


Teachers, Level and Subject UnknownWorkers in this unit group may teach at any (but not all) of the levels described in unit groups 1-31 to 1-39 and may teach any (but not all) of the subjects described therein.


University and Higher Education TeachersWorkers in this unit group conduct classes, deliver lectures, tutor and instruct students in courses at the third level of education. Their functions include: conducting courses of instruction at the third level by means of lectures, demonstrations and supervision of students' laboratory and other practical work, setting and marking examination papers and performing related tasks, generally specialising in a particular subject within such fields as physical sciences, engineering, life sciences, medical sciences, mathematics, economics, law, theology, education, fine arts or agriculture, or conducting third-level courses in applied science or technology; providing similar instruction by private lessons.
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