Clerk Resume with Less Experience

Updated on: August 3, 2018

Position Overview

A clerk is an organizational position found within every business function, including but not limited to HR, sales, payroll, accounting and legal.

They play a vital role in the day to day and routine operations of an office. They greet customers, provide them with relevant information and carry out essential secretarial functions.

While their work is quite generalized, they dominate almost all industries, so there are different types of clerks including office clerks and store clerks alike.



Clerk Resume Sample (Less Experience)


Sarah Butte

635 Harper Avenue, Rapid City, SD 77363
Cell: (999) 999-9999, Email

Seeking a position as a Clerk utilizing exceptional communication skills, secretarial expertise and customer service experience to maximize the efficiency of the office.

• 5+ years’ experience working in administrative and clerical capacities
• Highly skilled in providing tier-1 support by greeting and assisting customers
• Proficient in primary bookkeeping activities and banking transactions
• In-depth knowledge of operating office machinery
• Good understanding of managing mail and correspondence
• Proficient in MS Office Suite and word processing applications
• Bilingual – English and Spanish


DANE FOODS, Rapid City, SD | Nov 2014 – Present
• Greet customers as they come in and provide the information asked for
• File records and add the new one as and when required
• Find and retrieve information from files on as and when needed basis
• Maintain electronic copies of all letters, documents, and proposals
• Compile and maintain directories
• Update bulletin boards
• Sort and classify information according to content, purpose, chronological or alphabetical order depending on instructions
• Scan and estimate incoming material to determine where it should be files
• Design forms for office streamlining
• Answer telephones and direct calls as necessary

• Reorganized the inventory system at Dane Foods thereby shortening the procedure by bringing it down to three days instead of the usual eight days
• Achieved the clerk of the month award – May 2015

Clerical Associate
SEARS HOLDINGS – Maywood, NJ | Sep 2013 – Nov 2014
• Performed inventory related processes
• Investigated and processed overages, shortages, damages, adjustments
• Input data into the inventory system
• Communicated with internal and external customers
• Responded to all phone requests

High School Diploma
CATHEDRAL SCHOOL, Maywood, NJ – 2013

• Excellent interpersonal and team-building skills
• High level of accuracy
• Attention to detail
• Good organizational skills

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