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Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

01060 DOCUMENT PREPARATION CLERK (Document Preparer)

Prepares documents such as brochures, books, periodicals, catalogs, and pamphlets for copying or photocopying, photographic, and other reproducing office machine. Cuts documents into individual pages of standard size and format when allowed by margin space, using paper cutter or razor knife. Reproduces document pages as necessary to improve clarity or to reduce one or more pages into single page of standard size for copying machine being used, using photocopying machine. Stamps standard symbols on pages or inserts instruction cards between pages of material to notify Duplicating Machine Operator of special handling, such as manual repositioning during copying procedure. Prepares cover sheet and document folder for material, and index card for organizations' files indicating information, such as organization's name and address, subject or product category, and index code to identify material. Inserts material to be copied in document folder, and files folder for processing according to index code and copying priority schedule.