This article contains 2 sample job applications for the post of Junior Clerk.
1. Sample Job Application for the Post of a Junior Clerk
Box No. 1444,
I wish to apply for the post of a Junior Clerk advertised in “Newspaper Name” of 5th instant.
I am 20 years old and have just passed the Government Commercial Diploma examination of die Government of …………………(state name). I have also taken a course in Shorthand and hold a ‘Pitman’s Shorthand Certificate’ for 80 words & minute. My typing speed is 40 words per minute.
I enclose a copy of Government Commercial Diploma and a testimonial from the Principal, …………………(Name) College of Commerce, …………………(Address), relating to my character and proficiency in studies.
If I am appointed to the post, I assure you that I shall try my best to give you entire satisfaction.
2. Another Sample Job Application for the Post of a Junior Clerk
Having seen your advertisement for a Junior Clerk in today’s “Newspaper Name”, I offer my services for the vacancy. I give below particulars regarding my qualifications and hope that you will give me an appointment at a time most convenient to you when I may call at your office for an interview.
I am at present 18 years of age and was educated at School Name, Location, and passed the Higher Secondary Examination last year. Due to financial considerations I was unable to join a college for further studies. Since passing the Higher Secondary Examination, I have attended lectures on Business Practice and Economics at a well known School of Commerce in …………………(location).
For the last two months I am working on a temporary vacancy at a stationery shop and have picked up filing, dispatching and other routine work.
I am enclosing copies of certificates that I have received from the Principal of my school and the President of our School Students’ Society.
I am prepared to serve for any reasonable salary that you may be pleased to offer, I sincerely hope that you will give me a trial before deciding about the salary, which in my opinion would be appropriate for the work I shall do.
Although I am almost fresh from school, I am anxious to do my best in any kind of work that may be entrusted to me. I hope I shall hear from you soon.