Personnel Scheduler

Compile weekly personnel assignment schedules.
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Salary Range
$26,000 – $66,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Personnel Schedulers do?

Compiles weekly personnel assignment schedules for production department in manufacturing plant: Studies production schedules and staffing tables to ascertain personnel requirements. Determines and records work assignments according to worker availability, seniority, job classification, and preferences. Compiles and oversees in-plant distribution of work schedule. Adjusts schedules to meet emergencies caused by extended leave or increased production demands. Compiles annual seniority lists on which employees indicate vacation preferences and approves leave requests to prevent production losses.

Should I be a Personnel Scheduler?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Planner Scheduler, Scheduler and Planner

    How to become a Personnel Scheduler

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