Vacancies in Various Govt. Sectors: In the present year, many vacancies in the government sectors have been advertised for the clerical positions for the various government offices of different regions. Like there is a requirement of accounts clerk in Purulia Zila Parishad, which is government undertaking. There are 53 vacancies for the post of personal clerk of Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC). The vacancies for Indian Overseas Bank – Chennai have also been notified for the clerical position. They have advertised for a vacancy of 50 posts. There is another requirement for clerical position in Jharkhand State Electricity Regulatory Commission (JSERC) which has advertised for six vacant posts.
Salary: The pay scale for the clerical position varies from organization to organization. Like for the Purulia Zila Parishad the pay scale usually ranges between Rs. 5200-20200 and there is a grade pay of Rs.2800. The governmental banks generally have the pay scale within the range of Rs.7200 to Rs.19300 and then there is DA, HRA etc. as per the rules of the Bank which is in force. The pay scale of the clerks in various state electricity regulatory commissions is around Rs. 9300-34800.
Responsibilities: The clerks of any organization perform certain similar tasks like they assist the people who seek information, they are responsible for the maintenance and organization of the records and thereby retrieving the files for the personnel as and when required. They answer the telephone calls, direct calls and take the messages and then sort and distribute the messages accordingly. In certain organizations they deal with the bills, invoices, checks etc. They are responsible for preparing the official documents in case of any dealings. They operate the various office machines like scanners, printers, photocopiers, voice mail system, personal computers and restore all the supply closets with ink, paper, files, folders, pens, staplers, clips etc.