The clerical job description details the tasks and activities common to a range of clerical jobs.
Clerical jobs are found in many different employment environments but successful job performance typically requires certain skills and abilities which are outlined in this job description.
A number of clerical jobs start off as an entry level position but often expand into a more complex career role with experience.
Adapt this sample job description to meet the requirements of your specific clerical position.
CLERICAL JOB DESCRIPTION
To provide administrative and clerical support to ensure the efficient operation of the department or office.
Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
Education and Experience
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Latest Update - Clerical Assistant Salary
According to Indeed.com the average salary for Clerical job postings in the United States on the site is $12.27 per hour as of November 2017.
What do you enjoy most about the clerical assistant job?
These are some of the answers clerical employees provided.
"I enjoy the challenge of staying up to date with changing technology. I am expected to perform a wide range of tasks and each day is different."
"I know my department would be completely lost without my clerical help. I feel efficient and respected."
"I view it as a good starting point for a career in office administration. I am learning all the time and my goal is to become an office manager."
The clerical job description can be adapted for company-specific use.
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