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    Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

    Read transcript or proof type setup to detect and mark for correction any grammatical, typographical, or compositional errors.

    Read proof sheets aloud, calling out punctuation marks and spelling unusual words and proper names. Correct or record omissions, errors, or inconsistencies found. Mark copy to indicate and correct errors in type, arrangement, grammar, punctuation, or spelling, using standard printers' marks. Read corrected copies or proofs in order to ensure that all corrections have been made. Compare information or figures on one record against same data on other records, or with original copy, to detect errors. Consult reference books or secure aid of readers to check references with rules of grammar and composition. Route proofs with marked corrections to authors, editors, typists, or typesetters for correction and/or reprinting. Measure dimensions, spacing, and positioning of page elements (copy and illustrations) in order to verify conformance to specifications, using printer's ruler.

    English Language -- Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. Communications and Media -- Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media. Philosophy and Theology -- Knowledge of different philosophical systems and religions. This includes their basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, practices, and their impact on human culture. Computers and Electronics -- Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programmin

    Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Time Management -- Managing one's own time and the time of others. Writing -- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. Active Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Monitoring -- Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Social Perceptiveness -- Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Coordination -- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. Judgment and Decision Making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

    Written Comprehension -- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. Near Vision -- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). Written Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand. Oral Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Oral Comprehension -- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Perceptual Speed -- The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object. Problem Sensitivity -- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

    Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates -- Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships -- Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time. Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work -- Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work. Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People -- Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people. Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. Interacting With Computers -- Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information. Thinking Creatively -- Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions. Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others -- Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used. Training and Teaching Others -- Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others. Coaching and Developing Others -- Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.