MBTI® Test ESFP Statement Clerk

Strong Interest Inventory® General Occupational Theme Code: Conventional, Enterprising, Social (CES) (GOT)

The Myers-Briggs Test (MBTI®) is designed to help assist us in the comprehension of our individual preferences, thus, allowing us to allocate our time and energy more efficiently.  A popular category of ESFP careers includes statement clerks. The statement clerk work environment benefits those individuals who work well in practical environments that provide variety of active job tasks. This environment is a strong fit for those with the Extroverted-Sensing-Feeling-Perceiving (ESFP) MBTI test personality type.

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Employees in a statement clerk ESFP career position perform various tasks across different financial institutions. These tasks can include retrieving checks returned to customers in error, adjusting customer accounts and answering inquiries about errors as necessary. Statement clerks can also compare previously prepared bank statements with canceled checks and reconcile discrepancies. They also spend a fair amount of their time encoding and canceling checks, using bank machines as well as taking orders for imprinted checks. Statement clerks also load machines with statements, cancelled checks, or envelopes to prepare statements for distribution to customers or stuff envelopes by hand. Similarly, they weigh envelopes containing statements to determine correct postage and affix postage, using stamps or metering equipment.

Statement clerks utilize mail sealing machines, optical character recognition systems, postal scales, check endorsing machines, and various computer software including Access, document management, financial, graphic or photo imaging, and spreadsheet software.

The areas of knowledge important for a career as a statement clerk focus mainly on the principles and processes for providing customer service along with clerical knowledge focusing on word processing as well as file and record management.

Skills that benefit these ESFP careers include the ability to manage time in a practical and efficient manner, listen actively, and always be actively looking for ways to help people. These fields attract people with a strong attention to detail who maintain a good-natured and cooperative attitude.

Statement clerks generally only require a high school diploma along with some previous work-related knowledge, skills, or experience.

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Being aware of the various qualities associated with your Myers-Briggs test personality type can be very valuable when mapping out your career path. Your personal career path may include a job as a statement clerk where you can hone your skills and learn how to utilize the best work related aspects of your ESFP personality type.

Below are some employment trends for Statement Clerks:

  • Median wage: $18.63 hourly, $38,740 annually
  • Employment: 486,300 employees
  • Projected growth (2018-2028): Faster than average (7% to 10%)
  • Projected job openings (2018-2028): 60,500

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Click on one of these corresponding popular ESFP Careers for detailed information including Career Stats, Income Stats, Daily Tasks and Required Education: Barista, Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks, Dental Hygienist, Mail Clerk and Mail Machine Operator, Medical Assistant, Municipal Clerk, Nanny, Radiation Therapist, Statement Clerk and Surgical Technologists.

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