SE in slang uses
(US) a clerk.
|W&F].Associated Press 19 May n.p.: Let some desk jockey in the home office envy you [|
|Killer’s Wedge (1981) 48: He was a trained policeman who happened to be a desk jockey.|
|Aerobics 38: This category catches all the do-nothings, the desk jockeys, the TV watchers, the over-eaters, the over-smokers.|
|Honourable Schoolboy 58: He invited three of the least bending Whitehall desk-jockeys.|
|(con. 1948) Big Blowdown (1999) 112: You got me confused with that old desk jockey, pally.|
|Drawing Dead [ebook] The desk jockey didn’t even look up from his newspaper.|
(US black/Harlem) a typewriter.
|‘Jiver’s Bible’ in Orig. Hbk of Harlem Jive.|
|(con. WWI) Pulps (1970) 50/2: The damned Intelligence Department – those desk polishers who strutted around in the fancy uniforms.‘The Flaming Arrow’ in Goodstone|