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Clerical

Current Job Postings

  • HR Admin Assistant

    Location: Houston, TX

    Experience in HR a Plus!   Heavy Data Entry, E filing and general office skills for this Memorial Area Client. Your HR exp is a plus! Please submit resumes

  • ROUTE SETTLEMENT CLERK / MERCHANDISER 713-467-2662

    Location: HOUSTON, TX

    Position Summary: Collects, verifies, reconciles and reports daily receipts and monies collected from the sales team, including but not limited to sales reps, sales specialists, area sales managers.   Major…

  • Receptionist

    Location: Houston, TX

    Receptionist   Our client in Houston is looking for a qualified receptionist for full time and part time hours.   Qualifications:   – Responsible for multiple phone lines – Professional…

  • Sales Engineer

    Location: Houston, TX

    Houston Oil & Gas Service Company seeks your skill and customer relations skills.   This Established Global Firm has two Direct Hire openings in their Downtown Houston Office.   Experience…

  • Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

    Location: San Antonio, TX

    We are recruiting for a Downtown services company that is in need of an experienced Administrative Assistant/Receptionist. This individual will be responsible for multi-line phone reception, greeting guests and general…

Clerical FAQs

Below are the most common questions we receive about clerical positions.

  • What are clerical jobs?

    Clerical jobs are positions that require completing day to day tasks in an office environment. Employees who work clerical jobs for a business need communication and organizational skills to effectively perform office tasks.

    Common clerical responsibilities include:

    • answering phones
    • business correspondence
    • scheduling appointments and events
    • coordinating staff or projects

    Clerical jobs are available in many different office environments since all businesses require capable administrative staff members. Clerical duties may differ depending on the industry however, all clerical positions require computer skills, clear communication, and great customer service.

  • What are some common clerical positions?

    Some of the most common job titles for clerical positions include:

    • Administrative Assistant
    • Secretary
    • Paralegal
    • Medical Billing
    • Accounting Clerk
    • Front Desk Clerk
    • Receptionist
    • File Clerk
  • What education level do you need for a clerical job?

    Expected Education Level:

    High school diploma or GED, computer skills typically necessary

    A high school diploma or GED is typically required by employers seeking to fill a clerical position. Although not required, formal training or an associate’s degree may help you stand out among other potential hirees. Certain clerical jobs, like an accountant or a paralegal, will require an advanced degree or training. In these cases, the pay increases along with the education level.

  • What is the job market like for clerical positions?

    The job market for clerical jobs increases each year due to the overall increase in new businesses. The number of positions available will depend on the business markets in your area.

  • What is the pay for clerical jobs?

    Pay Schedule:

    Weekly

    Pay depends on your market, education level, skill set, and location. Pay can be either salaried or hourly depending on the business. Wages may range anywhere from $10-18 an hour. For more advanced positions, such as paralegals, the pay range will increase. If you obtain the job through VIP Staffing we pay temps weekly.

  • Common duties of clerical jobs?

    Duties for clerical positions vary depending on the business needs. Here are some of the common duties required in our clerical job openings.

    Data Entry

    Most clerical duties require computer skills in order to log data for the business. Data entry can include inputting client information, supply orders or inventories, employee time sheets, personnel information, and typing up any forms.

    Communication

    Clear and friendly communication is very important when hiring for clerical work. Communication duties may include speaking with customers or clients, answering phones, handling correspondence between businesses, and communicating with other staff.

    Accounting

    Some positions do require accounting knowledge and some form of higher education or training. Responsibility for the accounting clerk may include submitting payroll, tracking inventory, inputting sales, and sending out invoices.

    Office Equipment Management

    Clerical jobs do require you to manage office equipment. This may include keeping track of supplies, ordering low inventory or supplies, moving inventory around, or preparing paperwork and office supplies for new employees.

    Research

    Depending on where you work you may be required to use the internet to conduct research for the business. This can include competitor, client, or new vendor research or any other tasks that may come up. Even if the position does not require research, it is still valuable to understand how to search for information on the internet for clients if needed.


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