12112 – Records management technicians



12112 – Records management technicians
Records management technicians operate and maintain systems for the collection, classification, retrieval and retention of records, images, documents and information. They are employed throughout the private and public sectors.


Index of titles
Document management technician
Document technician
Documentation technician
Information management technician
Microfilm camera operator
Microfilm mounter
Microfilm records searcher
Records classifier
Records digitizing technician
Records management technician
Records technician
Technical indexer - records and file management


Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Implement and update records classification, retention and disposal scheduling plans
Classify, code, cross-reference, log and store records
Develop document inventories and maintain indexes for classification systems
Operate information retrieval systems to research and extract records according to established guidelines in response to requests
Label, prepare and transfer information files according to established records management life-cycle procedures and schedules
Maintain access lists for security classified records
Compile statistics and reports on activities within records management services.


Employment requirements
Records management technicians usually require completion of a two- to three-year college program in information or records management technology.
Two to three years' experience in a records management environment may be required.


Additional information
Progression to supervisory positions is possible with additional training and experience.


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