The definitions below describe what is included in the core evaluation as well as the various staffing sectors that make up a staffing firms’ payroll.
Core—Includes review of operating facilities, pre-employment phase, personnel records, interview and employee selection, orientation, client safety programs, evaluations, communication, accident and injury investigations, modified duty, claims management, and miscellaneous.
Clerical—Secretaries, general office clerks, receptionists, administrative assistants, word-processing and data entry operators, and cashiers, etc.
Light industrial—Manual laborers, cleaners, assemblers, machine operators, and maintenance workers, etc.
Healthcare—Physicians, dentists, nurses, hygienists, medical technicians, therapists, home health aides, and custodial care workers, etc. Healthcare staffing often falls into one of the following categories: travel nurse staffing, per-diem nurse staffing, allied services, and locum tenens.
Professional–technical—Accountants, bookkeepers, attorneys, paralegals, middle and senior managers, advertising and marketing executives, and other nontechnical occupations that require higher skill or education levels; engineers, scientists, laboratory technicians, architects, draftsmen, technical writers and illustrators, and other individuals with special skills or training in technical fields involving math or science; consultants, analysts, programmers, designers, installers, and other occupations involving computer sciences (hardware or software) or communications technology (Internet, telephony, etc.).
Skilled trades and crafts—Carpenters, plumbers, electricians, MIG and TIG welders, and skilled labor working primarily in construction related environments. Most skilled trades require a license or accreditation specific to that trade. Individuals qualifying as tradesmen normally merit higher wages than other construction or industrial positions.
The following NCCI classification codes are samples of skilled trades work:
- 5183 Plumbing not otherwise classified and drivers
- 5190 Electrical wiring within building and drivers
- 3365 Welding or cutting not otherwise classified and drivers
- 5403 Carpentry— not otherwise classified
- 5651 Carpentry—dwellings three stories or less
- 5645 Carpentry—detached one- or two-family dwellings
Transportation and fleet safety—Truck drivers, parcel delivery, bus company drivers, taxi or limousine service drivers or other livery, or other duties requiring the operation of a motor vehicle on public roads and highways. Depending on the specific duties of these positions, a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) and compliance with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations may be required. Transportation of temporary or contract workers to their assignment, by a staffing firm, is also contemplated as duties related to this discipline.
The following NCCI classification codes are samples of transportation and fleet safety work:
- 7380 Drivers, chauffeurs, and their helpers not otherwise classified as commercial
- 7370 Taxicab company and drivers—including all employees other than garage employees
- 7228 Trucking—local hauling only, including all employees and drivers
- 7229 Trucking—long distance hauling only, including all employees and drivers
- 7231 Trucking—mail, parcel or package delivery, including all employees and drivers
- 7382 Bus companies and drivers—including all employees other than garage employees
Hospitality and food service—Chefs, short order cooks, wait staff, table bussing, cafeteria workers, caterers, bartenders, servers and other employees working for restaurants, caterers or hotels including cleaners, assemblers, machine operators, and maintenance workers, etc.