A general office job that accomplishes a variety of office tasks that include: typing, word processing, photocopying, computer operations, filing, telephone answering, telephone messages, scanning, faxing, run errands, prepare materials, support office meetings, make deliveries and other entry level tasks. This office job requires a limited knowledge of office systems and procedures. It is usually supervised by an office manager or senior administrator. Independent judgment and decision making are not required for this office job. Daily functions are well established and routine.
Office Clerk / Data Entry Clerk in a Small Office
This office job usually does not require a full-time employee. A part-time employee may be hired to work two to four hours per day, or two to three days per week. Another alternative is to hire a full-time employee that can perform other office jobs such as secretary, receptionist or administrative assistant.
Office Clerk / Data Entry Clerk in a Medium Office
This office job is usually a full-time position in a medium sized office. The responsibilities of the position are well defined, but may be shared between departments. Part-time employees may be hired to accomplish tasks that exceed the capacity of the full-time employee.
Office Clerk / Data Entry Clerk in a Large Office
Most commonly the office clerk or data entry employee in a large office has a position that is well defined in terms of responsibilities and the office jobs that need to be accomplished. There is a clear chain-of-command and the expected outcomes are clearly communicated.