Typists and word processing operators

Role Responsibilities

  • Typing written material from rough drafts, corrected copies, voice recordings, or shorthand using a computer, word processor or typewriter
  • Checking completed work for proper spelling, grammar, punctuation and formatting
  • Gathering and arranging the material to be typed, following instructions
  • Filing and storing completed documents on computer hard drive or disk, or maintaining a computer filing system to store, retrieve or update documents
  • Taking dictation and recording other matter in shorthand
  • Reproducing the spoken word, environmental sounds and song lyrics as captions for cinema and television programming
  • Transcribing information recorded in shorthand and on sound recording equipment

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