Paper Control Clerk

Prepare control forms of space available for cargo in company's ships.
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Salary Range
$19,000 – $44,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Paper Control Clerks do?

Prepares control form of space available for cargo in company’s ships scheduled for loading: Records onto control sheet previous day’s bookings by ship and type of cargo. Calculates remaining space available, according to type of space, such as refrigeration, container, and general cargo.

Should I be a Paper Control Clerk?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Container-Cargo Clerk, Material Control Associate

    How to become a Paper Control Clerk

    Most Paper Control Clerks have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9ifaaa&chl=no+college+%2881%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|bachelor%27s+%281%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,81,81
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