Administrative support specialists are responsible for a variety of duties in the office. They make sure that information is recorded, stored, and delivered in order to keep operations running as smoothly as possible. They supervise or perform administrative, clerical, and typing duties. They may also be in charge of scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements, and organizing any other work-related events.Explore this career outside the military
Administrative support specialists work in office settings, both on land and aboard ships.
What you can expect to experience while on the job
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Administrative Support Specialists in the Military
Military salaries include a lot more than just base pay.
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People in this career achieve this level of education.
All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Administrative support specialists in the Military will gain skills through classes and on-the-job experience. Job-specific training topics relate to office administration, and may include: English grammar, spelling, and punctuationLetter writing policies and guidelinesSetting up and maintaining filing and publication systemsPreparing forms and correspondence in military styleMaintaining databasesPersonnel administration policies and proceduresRead More
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