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Telephonists

Telephonists receive and direct callers in commercial, industrial and other establishments, and operate telephone (public) and office (private) switchboards to advise on, and assist with, making telephone calls and to relay incoming, outgoing and internal calls.

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About this Career

£15,050

Average salary

New workers start around £6,410.07. Normal pay is £15,050 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £24,060.57.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Alerts emergency services in cases of fire, crime or accident.
  • Provides directory information, dialling codes and details of charges.
  • Gives advice on dialling and other special features available.
  • Reports any faults on telephone operating system.
  • Operates switchboard to connect outgoing calls or to relay incoming or internal calls.
  • Receives callers and directs them to appropriate person or department.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Active Listening
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Speaking
66
Critical Thinking
54
Monitoring
47
Learning Strategies
46
Reading Comprehension
45
Active Learning
41
Writing
32
Mathematics
10
Science
1

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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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