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General Office Clerks

On the Job


General Office Clerks perform a wide variety of clerical duties. To do their job, they may need to understand particular systems or procedures. They answer telephones, file documents, maintain records, manage office equipment, or answer customers' questions.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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