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"Proofreaders and Copy Marker"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Read transcript or proof type setup to detect and mark for correction any grammatical, typographical, or compositional errors.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Proofreaders and Copy Marker"

1) Read proof sheets aloud, calling out punctuation marks and spelling unusual words and proper names.

2) Correct or record omissions, errors, or inconsistencies found.

3) Mark copy to indicate and correct errors in type, arrangement, grammar, punctuation, or spelling, using standard printers' marks.

4) Read corrected copies or proofs in order to ensure that all corrections have been made.

5) Compare information or figures on one record against same data on other records, or with original copy, to detect errors.

6) Consult reference books or secure aid of readers to check references with rules of grammar and composition.

 

 


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Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  C-I-A        SOC:  43-9081.00