A general clerk does some photocopying in the office

General Clerk

General Clerks perform a range of clerical and administrative tasks.

Overview

General Clerks perform a range of clerical and administrative tasks.

Day-to-day

  • recording, preparing, sorting, classifying and filing information
  • sorting, opening and sending mail
  • photocopying and faxing documents
  • preparing reports of a routine nature
  • recording issue of equipment to staff
  • receiving letters and telephone messages
  • transcribing information onto computers, and proofreading and correcting copy
  • may provide customers with information about services
  • may perform receptionist duties.

Occupation snapshot
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$1,073 / week
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Moderate
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