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Local Government Administrative Occupations

Job holders in this unit group undertake a variety of administrative and clerical duties in local government offices and departments.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 10,846
£ 24,296
£ 36,136

Available jobs

In the past year there were 144,852 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Performs other clerical duties not elsewhere classified including preparing financial information for management, proof reading printed material and drafting letters in reply to correspondence or telephone enquiries.

  • Arranges, classifies and indexes publications, correspondence and other material in libraries and offices.

  • Updates and maintains data, correspondence and other records for storage or despatch.

  • Receives and pays out cash and cheques and performs closely related clerical duties.

  • Prepares and checks invoices and verifies accuracy of records.

  • Computes cost of product/services and maintains and balances records of financial transactions.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Finance

  • Mental Health

  • Accounting

  • Invoicing

  • Auditing

  • Service Quality

  • Benefits Administration

  • Payroll Processing

  • Financial Services

  • Data Analysis

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communications

  • Management

  • Customer Service

  • Detail Oriented

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Planning

  • Microsoft Office

  • Governance

  • Time Management

  • Basic Math

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.