Administrative clerks perform some or all of the following duties:
A. Compile, verify, record and process applications, licences, permits, contracts, registrations, requisitions, and other forms and documents in accordance with established procedures and schedules, using computerized and manual processing systems
B. Authorize and issue licences, permits, registration papers, reimbursements or other material after requesting documents have been processed and approved
C. Maintain inventory of office supplies and order supplies as required
D. Prepare reports and presentations and provide information to staff and general public regarding company and program rules, regulations and procedures
E. Assist in the co-ordination of administrative procedures such as budget submissions, contracts administration and work schedules
F. May be responsible for some accounting tasks
G. May organize and co-ordinate flow of work for general office clerks and data entry clerks.
1. Public administration - 23.0%
2. Health care and social assistance - 15.0%
3. Finance and insurance - 10.0%
4. Retail trade - 5.0%
5. Wholesale trade - 5.0%
6. Transportation and warehousing - 5.0%
7. Educational services - 5.0%
1. Completion of secondary school is usually required.
2. Completion of college or other courses in business administration is usually required.
3. Many recent entrants have either an undergraduate university degree or a community college diploma.
1. Computer Basics - Word and Excel
The average hourly wages for Administrative Clerks is $16.62/HR, which is close to the average for occupations in the business, finance and administration sector and are close to the average for all intermediate occupations. These wages grew at an average rate from 2002 to 2004.