file clerk


Definition of file clerk

: a clerk who works on files

Examples of file clerk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The four positions are a part-time file clerk, a part-time intern coordinator, a full-time executive administrative assistant and a full-time communications director. Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press, 23 July 2022 After leaving the Air Force, Soskin worked as a file clerk at Boilermaker’s A-36, an all-Black union hall in the San Francisco Bay Area, notes Dani Anguiano for the Guardian. Nora Mcgreevy, Smithsonian Magazine, 6 Apr. 2022 In July 1988, Edwards took a temp job as a file clerk in accounts payable at then popular footwear brand, L.A. Gear. Nicole Gull Mcelroy, Fortune, 16 Nov. 2021 Born in Detroit in 1921, Soskin worked in a segregated union hall as a file clerk during World War II. Cailey Rizzo, Travel + Leisure, 22 Sep. 2021 More than 16 years after aircraft were used as weapons in the worst terrorist attack in US history, the FAA still operates more like a file clerk than a reliable tool for law enforcement, enabling secrecy in the skies here and abroad., 13 Jan. 2021 In 1991, Brockovich, then a file clerk at the San Fernando Valley law firm Masry & Vititoe, happened upon suspicious medical records while sorting through a box of files for a pro bono real-estate case. Amanda Fortini, The Atlantic, 11 Aug. 2020 Soskin has worked with the Black Panthers in the suburbs around Diablo Valley and as a file clerk in a segregated union hall in Richmond during World War II. Autumn Schoolman, USA TODAY, 1 Aug. 2020 The longest-serving employee started 36 years ago at age 18 as a file clerk and is now the manager of the accounting department., 16 June 2019 See More

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First Known Use of file clerk

1919, in the meaning defined above

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6 Aug 2022

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“File clerk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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