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Administrative and support services

North American Industry Classification System code (NAICS): 561

This subsector comprises establishments primarily engaged in activities that support the day-to-day operations of other organizations. This includes activities such as administration, hiring and placing personnel, preparing documents, taking orders from clients, collecting payments for claims, arranging travel, providing security and surveillance, cleaning buildings, and packaging and labelling products. These activities are often undertaken in-house by establishments found in many sectors of the economy. The establishments of this subsector specialize in one or more of these activities and can therefore provide services to clients in a variety of industries and, in some cases, to households. The individual industries of this subsector are defined on the basis of the particular process in which they are engaged and the particular services they provide.

5611 · Office administrative services
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This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in administering, directing or coordinating a range of day-to-day business operations, such as financing, billing and record keeping;…

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5612 · Facilities support services
6 Jobs

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing a combination of services to support operations within a client’s facilities. These establishments typically provide a…

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5613 · Employment services
307 Jobs

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in listing employment vacancies and selecting, referring and placing applicants in employment, either on a permanent or temporary…

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5614 · Business support services
11 Jobs

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing business support services, such as preparing documents, operating telephone call centres, operating business service centres, collecting…

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5615 · Travel arrangement and reservation services
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This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in travel arrangement and reservation services. Examples of establishments in this industry group are tourist and travel agencies;…

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5616 · Investigation and security services
35 Jobs

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing investigation and detective services, guard and patrol services, armoured car services and security system services.

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5617 · Services to buildings and dwellings
77 Jobs

This industry group comprises establishments primarily engaged in exterminating and controlling insects, rodents and other pests; cleaning building interiors and windows; landscaping installation, care and…

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5619 · Other support services
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This industry group comprises establishments, not classified to any other industry group, primarily engaged in providing day-to-day support services.

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