Peraton Corporation

  • General Clerk III

    Job Locations US-VA-Newport News
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Ability to Obtain
    Security Clearance
    Public Trust
  • Overview

    We are looking for a General Clerk III in our Newport News, VA office. This position uses some subject-matter knowledge and judgment to complete assignments consisting of numerous steps varying in nature and sequence. The General Clerk III selects from alternative methods and refers problems not solvable by adapting or interpreting substantive guides, manuals, or procedures. Typical duties include: assisting in a variety of administrative matters; maintaining a wide variety of financial or other records (stored both manually and electronically); verifying statistical reports for accuracy and completeness; compiling information; and handling and adjusting complaints.


    The General Clerk III may also direct lower level clerks. Such positions requires use of a thorough knowledge of an office's work and routine to: 1) choose among widely varying methods and procedures to process complex transactions; and 2) select or devise steps necessary to complete assignments.  Performs varied clerical duties in support of site operations. Some subject-matter knowledge is required, but the clerk must to choose the proper procedure for each task. This position requires familiarity with the terminology of the office unit. Selects appropriate methods from a wide variety of procedures or makes simple adaptations and interpretations of a limited number of substantive guides and manuals. The clerical steps often vary in type or sequence, depending on the following tasks:

    • Data entry into Infor EAM.
    • Reviews data in Infor EAM for accuracy and prepares reports regarding review findings.  
    • Updates TARS CDRL data for recurring contract deliverables.  
    • Assists Program Management Office (PMO) personnel with update of policies, procedures and tracking contract deliverables.  
    • Completes a variety of recurring and non-recurring clerical/administrative tasks as assigned.  
    • Assists all TARS functional areas with data entry inputs, document printing, organization of documentation and tracking task status as directed
    • Assists TARS Control Center as required
    • Operates basic office equipment, e.g., photocopier, facsimile, multi-line phone/voicemail systems.
    • Coding and filing documents in an extensive alphabetical file.
    • Organization of electronic and paper documentation.
    • Uses own judgment in choosing the proper procedure for each task.
    • Some travel may be required.
    • Performs other related duties and assignments as required.


    • High School Diploma (or equivalent) required. Some college preferred.
    • Certifications must be attained/maintained as assigned.
    • 2+ years’ of directly related work experience.
    • Candidate must have excellent organizational skills, as well as excellent verbal and communication skills. Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word / Excel / PowerPoint / Project) is required.
    • Successfully completed Background Investigation with a Favorable Suitability Determination required.



    • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively with peers, site management and the Government customer.
    • Experience with Infor EAM, CONCUR, UltiPro, Skillport and Deltek preferred.



    • This position requires the candidate to be able to maintain a favorable suitability determination. In order to obtain a clearance you must be a US Citizen and be able to show proof of citizenship.

    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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