Betting clerks take live sports bets in a call centre and track customer bets in an online system

Betting Clerk

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

Overview

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

Day-to-day

  • 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.

Occupation snapshot
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$961 / week
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Very strong
Apprenticeships may be available

To become a Betting Clerk

  • You can work as a Betting Clerk without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) or university qualifications in areas such as accounting.

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