Secretaries & Administrative Assistants
Administrative Assistant (Admin Assistant), Administrative Secretary (Admin Secretary), Office Assistant, Secretary
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Administration; Administration Manager; Aviation Resource Management Craftsman; Cyber Defense Operations; Cyber Defense Operations Apprentice, Expeditionary Communications; Cyber Defense Operations Apprentice, Security Operations; Cyber Defense Operations Craftsman, Enterprise Operations; Cyber Defense Operations Helper, Enterprise Operations; Cyber Defense Operations Journeyman, Enterprise Operations; Executive Assistant to the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force
Unit Supply Specialist
Personnel Administration Specialty; Public Affairs Specialist; Yeoman
Administrative Specialist; Artillery Electronics Technician; Artillery Systems Technician; Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV)/Assault Combat Vehicle (ACV) Repairer/Technician; Electrician; Ground Command and Control (C2) Operations NCO; Ground Operations Specialist; Heavy Ordnance Vehicle Repairer/Technician; Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) Repairer/Technician; Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Planning Specialist
Administrative Assistant; Administrative Supervisor; Aviation Administrator; Flag Officer Writer; Office Support Specialist; Religious Program Specialist; Reserve Medical Administration Technician (RMAT); Submarine Administrative Assistant; Submarine Administrative Office Supervisor; Yeoman
Administration; Administration Apprentice; Administration Craftsman; Administration Helper; Administration Journeyman; Administration Manager; Administration Superintendent; Enlisted Aide
What they do:
Perform routine administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.
On the job, you would:
- Answer telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals.
- Greet visitors or callers and handle their inquiries or direct them to the appropriate persons according to their needs.
- Create, maintain, and enter information into databases.
- administrative services
- customer service
Arts and Humanities
Engineering and Technology
- computers and electronics
- listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
- talking to others
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
- communicate by speaking
- communicate by writing
- pay attention to something without being distracted
People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Attention to Detail
- Concern for Others
- Self Control
Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
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