Bookmaker’s Clerk – ANZSCO 561112

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Assists Bookmakers to provide oncourse betting services at race meetings. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level


Alternative Titles

  • Penciller


  • Bagman/woman (Aus)

Skills Assessment Authority


No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 5611 Betting Clerks


take bets from customers at betting agencies, over the telephone and on course.


  • taking bets and debiting credit accounts and bank accounts electronically, and receiving cash
  • recording and entering bets electronically and in transaction ledgers
  • issuing tickets and preparing summaries of transactions
  • monitoring amounts of money placed on race entrants
  • checking details and numbers on winning betting tickets against those in betting ledgers and electronic records, and paying out money on winning tickets
  • verifying the identity and account balances of betting agency customers
  • answering betting inquiries over the telephone, via email and in person
  • may work in a call centre

Skill Level

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