General Clerk II

Company: Peraton

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Job Description


The General Clerk follows clearly detailed procedures in performing simple repetitive tasks in the same sequence. This position requires familiarity with the terminology of the office unit. The General Clerk selects appropriate methods from a wide variety of procedures or makes simple adaptations and interpretations of a limited number of substantive guides and manuals. The clerical steps often vary in type or sequence, depending on the task. Recognized problems are referred to others.


 Performs varied clerical duties in support of site operations. Little or no subject-matter knowledge is required, but the clerk must to choose the proper procedure for each task.  Follows a number of specific procedures in completing several repetitive clerical steps performed in a prescribed or slightly varied sequence, such as:

  • Coding and filing documents in an extensive alphabetical file
  • Simple posting to individual accounts, 
  • Opening mail, 
  • Running mail through metering machines, and calculating and posting charges to departmental accounts. 
  • Performs other related duties and assignments as required.

  • Qualifications


  • High school or GED Diploma required.  Some college preferred.
  • Certifications must be attained/maintained as assigned.
  • Candidate must be willing and able to work various shifts.

  • 2 years of directly related experience performing administrative clerical duties. 
  • Candidate must have excellent organizational skills, as well as excellent verbal and communication skills. Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word / Excel / PowerPoint / Project) is required.
  • Valid U.S. Driver’s license 
  • Must be able to understand, speak, read and write English fluently.
  • Proof of U.S. residency 

  • Personal computer, printer, telephone, fax machine, scanner and other business-related, general office equipment.

  • Works in a general office environment. Exterior and interior work environments, sometimes in inclement weather.

  • Eyestrain and repetitive motion involved during peak periods of data input.  Work may require standing, walking, lifting, and carrying documents and other materials.  Work also requires the ability to perform the following physical activities to include, but not limited to: walking, standing, stooping, bending, twisting, crawling, reaching, lifting, sitting, squatting, walking, standing, sitting for extended periods of time. 

  • This position requires the candidate to obtain and maintain a position of public trust. In order to obtain this position, you must currently be a U.S. Citizen and U.S. Resident and be able to show proof of citizenship and residency.

  • About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

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