12112 – Records management technicians

Broad Occupation Category

1 –Business, finance, and administration occupations


2 – Occupations usually require a college diploma or apprenticeship training of two or more years; or supervisory occupations

Major Group

12 – Administrative and financial supervisors and specialized administrative occupations

Sub-major group

121 – Specialized administrative occupations

Minor group

1211 – Court reporters, transcriptionists, records management technicians and statistical officers

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.

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Example Titles

  • Information management technician

  • Microfilm records searcher

  • Records classifier

  • Records digitizing technician

  • Records technician

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.