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43-4171.00    Receptionists and Information Clerks   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  

    O*NET-SOC Title yes    1 match
    Alternate Occupation Titles yes    14 matches
    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    4 matches
    Detailed Work Activities yes    4 matches


  • Receptionists and Information Clerks

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Information Assistant
  • Information Center Coordinator
  • Information Receptionist
  • Information Specialist
  • Administrative Support/Information Clerk
  • Automobile Club Information Clerk
  • Land Leasing Information Clerk
  • Policyholder Information Clerk
  • Receptionist/Information Clerk
  • Referral and Information Aide
  • Telephone Information Clerk
  • Tourist Information Assistant
  • Visitor Information Specialist
  • Visitor Services Information Assistant

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Answer inquiries and provide information to the general public, customers, visitors, and other interested parties regarding activities conducted at establishment and location of departments, offices, and employees within the organization.


  • Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen, or forward calls, providing information, taking messages, or scheduling appointments.
  • Perform administrative support tasks, such as proofreading, transcribing handwritten information, or operating calculators or computers to work with pay records, invoices, balance sheets, or other documents.
  • Provide information about establishment, such as location of departments or offices, employees within the organization, or services provided.
  • Transmit information or documents to customers, using computer, mail, or facsimile machine.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Answer telephones to direct calls or provide information.
  • Discuss goods or services information with customers or patrons.
  • Record personnel information.
  • Send information, materials or documentation.