In our comparative analysis series, we are here with a comparative analysis on SBI Clerk vs EPFO SSA. EPFO( Employees Provident Fund Organisation) had recently announced more than 2000 vacancies for the post of Social Security Assistant (SSA) in the EPFO SSA 2019 Recruitment notification while over 8000 clerk vacancies to be expected through SBI Clerk 2020 recruitment. Here is an attempt of a detailed comparative analysis of SBI Clerk Vs IBPS Clerk in terms of their Job profile, responsibilities, salary and career growth.
SBI Clerk vs EPFO SSA: Roles and responsibilities
SBI Clerk/Junior Associates:
The SBI Clerks/ Junior Associates deals with the front desk works and customer handling works. In any bank, the clerks are the first checkpoint where customers can come and ask their queries. A Clerk performs most of the tasks in a bank. Filling the entries, handling all the cash transactions, handling the customers and solving their problems, etc. are all done by a clerk.
The job of an EPFO SSA is very similar to that of Junior Associate/Clerk in a Public Sector Undertaking(PSU). An EPFO Social Security Assistant would have to support the EPFO Assistant and other higher Officers by providing regular reports and data related to the Employees Provident Fund. She/He would be responsible to collect and record data about EPFO Premiums, Contributions.
EPFO SSA Job Profile
- One of the requirements to be eligible for the post of EPFO SSA is “having more than 5000 Key Depressions per hour.” This means that an EPFO SSA’s work will be related to computers and typing (Data Entry) like that of a Bank Clerk.
- An EPFO Social Security Assistant would have to support the EPFO Assistant and other higher Officers by providing regular reports and data related to the Employees Provident Fund.
- She/He would be responsible to collect and record data about EPFO Premiums, Contributions, etc.
- Proper Maintenance of Data and making it easily available to the officers whenever requested would also be one of the primary responsibilities in EPFO SSA Job Profile.
- Recording and Resolving Queries of EPFO Members would also be one of the responsibilities.
- Based on the department the EPFO SSA is assigned, his/her responsibilities could differ in some way.