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A general office clerk plays an important role in an organization because he handles different clerical jobs of an office. The basic official jobs are carried out by these professionals. It can be said that this is an entry level job, as far as the office setting is considered. There are many basic level jobs conducted in an office such as attending the visitors, maintaining files, checking electronic items - whether in working condition or not, depositing checks in the bank, etc. All of these basic jobs are done by the general office clerks. Apart from the daily routine work, they are also responsible for opening and closing the office and assisting the company whenever there is an event, function, or program organized.

It would be very difficult for an organization to run without the assistance of these clerks. The clerks are responsible for several administrative and clerical work that is needed to perform in an organization. They hold the basic responsibilities of the organization so that the operations are completed on time.

There are many jobs which come under the category of clerical jobs. If you want to start a clerical career, you need to start your career from the general office clerk profile. Now, if you want to hold this position, you need to have a general office clerk resume. Your resume should be prepared properly so that you get an interview call from a prospective employer.

If you are an experienced person, your resume should contain the several duties you had handled while you were working in your previous job profiles. There are many job responsibilities associated with the profile such as photocopying, scanning, filing, making data entries, solving client's problems, maintaining information – both manually and electronically, etc. A candidate applying for this post should be multi-talented and this is essential for the job profile. Apart from the many job skills, a general office clerk should also possess excellent communication skills, good interpersonal skills, competent self-management and coordination skills, and good computer skills as well.

There are many sections in a resume such as contact details, key skills, experiences, qualifications, achievements, etc. Among these sections, the sections of key skills and work experience play an important role in the selection of a candidate. These two sections decide how much you correspond to a particular job profile. Read the job advertisement carefully and mention your related skills accordingly. In the work experience section, mention complete details of the companies where you had worked previously and also the job responsibilities you handled in the past companies in a proper way.


Larry D. Kirk
4312 Locust Court
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: 733-452-7412
Email Id:


Seeking a position of a General Office Clerk in a growing organization, where I could get a better knowledge of the clerical jobs and work towards the growth of the organization.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Possesses good analytical skills
  • Possesses the skills to complete the daily routine work of an office
  • Possesses excellent skills to maintain records
  • Capable of handling different machines such as photocopier, fax machine, and telephone
  • Excellent computer knowledge in Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel

Work Experience:

Company: Unocane Incorporations
Designation: General Office Clerk
Duration: September 2012 to till date


  • Responsible to communicate with the clients who visit the office
  • Responsible to communicate with external clients as well
  • Sending mails and reports to the authorized persons
  • Maintaining a report of the daily tasks
  • Sending the reports to the manager
  • Assisting other clerks in their work
  • Receiving calls of the customers and resolving their queries
  • Responsible to maintain and order inventory when needed
  • Responsible to review all the paperwork and check whether it is accurate and complete
  • Correcting the errors found after reviewing the paperwork

Company: Howgreen Incorporations
Designation: Customer Service Assistant
Duration: November 2010 to August 2012


  • Attending the calls of the clients and resolving their queries
  • Scheduling internal meetings in the office when needed
  • Analyzing data entry systems and ensuring that they are working in an accurate and correct manner
  • Responsible for compiling and delivering reports to the reporting manager
  • Also, responsible for receiving and answering the emails
  • Maintaining the files and preparing the reports accordingly
  • Providing data to other departments when needed
  • Assisting and coordinating with other staffs of the organization


  • Completed Bachelor of Arts Degree from Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey in the year 2010
  • Completed High School from Evan Lee's High School, Princeton, New Jersey


Rebecca A. Jimenez
(Office Clerk)

Drilltrans Incorporations
2173 Washington Avenue
Jackson, MS 39211

The sample of general office clerk resume has been given above for your reference. You can refer and customize the above given resume if you want to apply for this position. Hope, the sample helps you to get a clear picture on how to proceed while writing such resumes in an efficient manner.

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