Clerk-Typist (405) Enlisted Personnel

Performs numerous clerical and typing duties in a military organization.
Uses typewriter to prepare mimeographs, stencils, military correspondence, indorsements, reports, and standard forms peculiar to military administrative and personnel matters. Uses a graphotype machine to emboss information on metal tabs for use with addressograph equipment. Distributes, classifies, and files correspondence. Keeps alphabetical and numerical file in accordance with military methods. Opens mail, receives, and transmits telephone messages and routes correspondence.
Must be able to type accurately at approximately 35 words per minute or better. Must have good general knowledge of military filing classification system. Must understand the structure military correspondence.
Should be familiar with preparation of military forms such as morning reports.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Addressing-Embossing Machine Operator
  • Administrative and Technical Clerk
  • Chaplain's Assistant
  • Clerk, Battery
  • Clerk, Company
  • Clerk, Headquarters
  • Personnel Clerk
  • Typist
  • Vari-Typist