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Athletes, Sportsmen and Related WorkersWorkers in this unit group take part for gain in, and regulate the conduct of, sporting events and train sportsmen. Their functions include: participating in public competitive sporting events for gain; coaching sportsmen to develop their knowledge of, and ability in, their sport; participating in the regulation of the conduct of sporting competitions; instructing persons in development and maintenance of their physical fitness by means of gymnastic and other exercises; performing related tasks.


Librarians, Archivists and CuratorsWorkers in this unit group organise, develop and maintain libraries, archives, museums and art galleries. Their functions include: organising, developing and maintaining systematic collections of books and other recorded material and making them available to library users; collecting, organising and preserving permanent records and historically valuable documents; directing and organising museums, art galleries and similar establishments, performing related tasks.


Sociologists, Anthropologists and Related ScientistsWorkers in this unit group conduct research into the origin, development, history and behaviour of man as an individual and as a member of society. Their functions include: studying the origin, development, structure, social patterns and interrelationships of human society; studying human behaviour and mental processes and recommending treatment for psychological problems; tracing the origin and evolution of man and his cultural and social development; studying the characteristics of man's physical and climatic environment and the distribution of populations and man's activities; conducting research into past human activity; studying the theory, origin, development, operation and interrelationships of political institutions and behaviour.


Social WorkersWorkers in this unit group supervise and provide social services to meet the needs of persons in a community. Their functions include: helping individuals and families with their personal and social problems; organising and supervising social, recreational and educational activities in youth clubs, community centres and similar organisations; working to prevent development of juvenile delinquency or to achieve social and moral rehabilitation of juvenile and adult delinquents; helping the mentally ill to submit and respond to psychiatric treatment and to cope with their personal and social problems; preventing cruelty to children; helping the physically handicapped to adjust to their disabilities; planning and organising home-help services.


Personnel and Occupational SpecialistsWorkers in this unit group specialise in personnel work, vocational guidance and occupational analysis. Their functions include: performing one or more functions in personnel work, such as employee recruitment, placement, or employee-management relations; advising individuals concerning career choice and development; analysing occupations to assist personnel, administrative, research, information and other functions of private, public or governmental organisations; organising and co-ordinating accident prevention within an enterprise.


Philologists, Translators and InterpretersWorkers in this unit group study languages and translate matter from one language into another. Their functions include: studying the origin, development and structure of languages; translating recorded verbal matter from one language to another; interpreting the spoken word from one language into another.


Other Professional, Technical and Related WorkersWorkers in this unit group perform professional and technical functions not performed by those classified elsewhere. Their functions include: giving technical and legal advice in connection with applications for and granting of patents; developing, interpreting and applying principles of home economics; planning, directing and co-ordinating production of advertising campaigns for particular clients of an advertising agency; reviewing applications for insurance and determining premiums, maximum coverage and other conditions of insurance contracts (underwriting); making forecasts of future events for clients using either horoscopes or other information professed to provide a basis for intuitive perception of the past and future; obtaining contracts and negotiating terms for publication of writers' works; arranging contracts for performing artists and taking care of their business interests.


Legislative OfficialsWorkers in this unit group preside over or participate in the proceedings of legislative bodies and administrative councils of national, state, provincial or local governments. Their functions include: formulating and deciding on laws, rules and regulations within the framework of a constitution determining their powers and fields of jurisdiction; serving on government administrative boards or official committees; directing, on behalf of the government, administrators of departments implementing government policy. Legislative officials who serve only in a part-time capacity and are principally engaged in another occupation are classified elsewhere, in the group appropriate to their main occupation.


Managers, Specialisation UnknownWorkers in this unit group perform managerial functions as described in minor group 2-1. Their specialisation is unknown.


General ManagersWorkers in this unit group plan, direct, control and co-ordinate, on proprietors' or on own behalf, the activities of an industrial, commercial, public utility, transport, communication or other enterprise or organisation. Their functions include: formulating and determining, within the powers delegated to them by a board of directors or similar governing body, or by official decree, the general policy and programme of the enterprise or organisation; determining the methods by which the programme should be carried out; controlling and co-ordinating the activities of the different functional sections of the enterprise or organisation; conducting or directing negotiations on behalf of the undertaking; approving senior staff appointments. General managers and working proprietors of certain types of establishments are specifically excluded from this unit group: see definition of minor group 2-1. Government administrators are classified in unit group 2-02.


Production ManagersWorkers in this unit group plan, organise, direct and control the activities of the production department of an undertaking. Their functions include: participating in formulating production policy; drawing up production programme of the undertaking according to policy decisions of general manager; estimating and ensuring provision of the labour, materials and equipment needed; controlling, through subordinates, the organisation of work and co-ordinating the activities of production department.


Sales ManagersWorkers in this unit group plan, organise, co-ordinate and direct businesses or local branches of businesses in wholesale or retail trade on behalf of the proprietors. Their functions include: planning and organising a business or a branch of a business in wholesale or retail trade; directing workers engaged in purchasing goods and selling them to retailers, industrial, commercial or other large consumers in a wholesale business; directing workers engaged in purchasing goods and selling them for personal or household consumption or use in a retail business; organising and controlling the work of purchasing, sales and other staff.


Managers (Catering and Lodging Services)Workers in this unit group plan, organise, co-ordinate and direct hotels, restaurants, guest houses, cafes, bars, caravan parks and similar establishments on behalf of the proprietors. Their functions include: planning, organising, directing and controlling the establishment and its departments; maintaining standards of cleanliness and service; arranging banqueting and other special functions.


Managers Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group perform managerial functions not elsewhere classified. Their functions include: planning, organising, directing and controlling a department (other than the production department) of an undertaking, establishment or organisation, within general policy laid down by directorate or governing body; participating in formulation of policy concerning a particular department; drawing up the programme of the department in accordance with policy decisions of general manager; co-operating with other departments of the organisation; negotiating with external organisations on questions affecting departmental policy; reporting to general manager or governing body on work of the department.


Clerical supervisorsWorkers in this unit group organise and supervise the daily activities in offices or special office departments of public or private establishments, including allocating work to be performed and controlling and examining work done. Workers who mainly perform managerial duties, such as planning and co-ordination of activities of office departments, are classified in minor group 2-1. Workers (such as head typist, chief bookkeeper, telephonist-in-charge, etc.) whose duties consist primarily in supervising a group of workers all of whom perform essentially the same type of clerical work (e.g. typing, bookkeeping, telephone operating, etc.) are classified in the same group as the workers supervised.


Government Executive OfficialsWorkers in this unit group put into effect government policy decisions and implement laws, rules and regulations under the direction of Government administrators (unit group 2-02). They work in national, state, provincial or local government departments or agencies, or in intergovernmental organisations, dealing with subjects such as finance, taxation, trade, health, education, social insurance and employment. Their functions include: directing a unit, section or local office of a government department in the implementation of government policy decisions and laws, rules and regulations; making decisions on matters arising in the detailed implementation of government policy decisions, laws, rules, regulations and instructions of government administrators, except in important cases; performing executive secretarial duties for departmental heads or official committees; writing reports to inform or advise administrators on policy questions, departmental programmes and other matters; performing other duties delegated by government administrators, generally with the assistance of subordinates. Government employees whose principal functions are to carry out professional, technical and related duties are classified in major group 0/1 and those whose duties consist mainly in supervising clerical work are classified in unit group 2-21.


Stenographers, Typists and TeletypistsWorkers in this unit group record oral or written matter by shorthand writing and typing on ordinary or specialised typing machines. Their functions include: recording material in shorthand and transcribing it in typewritten form; making appointments for superior and dealing with telephone calls; making verbatim records of proceedings in shorthand; typing material from drafts, existing documents or dictation; operating teletype or teleprinter machines to transmit and receive messages.


Bookkeepers and CashiersWorkers in this unit group keep records of the financial transactions of an undertaking and handle cash on its or its customers' behalf. Their functions include: performing bookkeeping operations for the whole or parts of an undertaking; receiving, changing and paying out money in banks, offices, post offices and other establishments; receiving cash in retail stores, theatres and other establishments.


Bookkeeping and Calculating Machine OperatorsWorkers in this unit group operate bookkeeping machines to make records of business transactions and make arithmetical calculations on keyboard calculating machines. Automatic data-processing machine operators are classified in unit group 3-42.


Stock ClerksWorkers in this unit group maintain records of goods and materials received, weighed, issued, dispatched or put into stock. Their functions include: controlling and arranging receipt and dispatch of goods and materials and keeping relevant records; maintaining stock records and periodically checking stock held against the records; maintaining records of stores, supplies and spare parts held in storeroom and of issues and replacements received; weighing goods and materials received, issued, produced or dispatched and keeping relevant records.
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