Becoming a General Clerk
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Becoming a General Clerk

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Performs a range of clerical and administrative tasks.
Training time 5 months - 12 years
Average pay $47,908
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 51,800

What does a General Clerk do?

  • 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