file clerk

noun

: a clerk who works on files

Examples of file clerk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lucido, who is being investigated internally for workplace complaints alleging unlawful discrimination and/or harassment, wants to fill two full-time positions — communications director and administrative assistant — and two part-time positions — intern coordinator and file clerk. Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press, 16 May 2022 Throughout her tours, Soskin often discussed her unique backstory, which includes working at a segregated union hall as a file clerk during World War II and later becoming a political and community activist and songwriter during the civil rights movement. PEOPLE.com, 1 Apr. 2022 As a file clerk, Mr. McCubbin represented Consolidated in negotiations with residential and commercial property owners to convert the city’s electric system from the old direct current (DC) system to the alternating current (AC) system still in use today. Edward Lee, baltimoresun.com, 10 Oct. 2020 The ads in the newspaper were for low-paying jobs, like file clerk or telephone solicitor or receptionist. Mary Gaitskill, The New Yorker, 20 Mar. 2023 Edwards got his start in the shoe business at age 19 as a temporary file clerk at LA Gear. Sheree R. Curry, USA TODAY, 18 Feb. 2023 Lawson, who had worked in Kroger’s deli department since 2011, and Rickerd, as a cashier and file clerk since 2006, requested exemptions from their store manager multiple times in the weeks after the uniform change, the EEOC says. Jonathan Edwards, Washington Post, 31 Oct. 2022 According to the lawsuit, that meeting lasted five minutes and Willis demoted Timpson to a file clerk. Ben Brasch, ajc, 31 Aug. 2022 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of file clerk was in 1919

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“File clerk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/file%20clerk. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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