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4143 CODING, PROOF-READING, AND RELATED CLERKS
 


    Coding, proof-reading, and related clerks convert information into codes, verify and correct proofs, and perform a number of miscellaneous clerical duties.

    Tasks include -

    (a) converting information into codes and classifying information by codes for data-processing purposes;

    (b) comparing proofs of texts and related material prepared for printing with original material, correcting errors and marking texts for printer according to the established rules;

    (c) sorting forms and marking them with identification numbers;

    (d) sorting documents for filing or to collate sets of pages;

    (e) addressing circulars and envelopes by hand;

    (f) performing related tasks;

    (g) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Clerk, coding

  • Proof-reader, clerical


   
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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.