Definition of filing clerk in English:

filing clerk


  • A person employed in an office to file or retrieve documents.

    ‘he had a summer job as a filing clerk for York City Council’
    • ‘Good, dedicated filing clerks are as rare as hen's teeth.’
    • ‘Mom found some work downtown as a filing clerk, and Dad almost got that promotion.’
    • ‘Rosemond's jobs have included stints as a filing clerk and at a Fenway souvenir store.’
    • ‘Filing clerks and receptionists will be among hundreds of civil servants who will man border controls during the Olympics.’
    • ‘His mistress was a filing clerk there who had access to secret documents.’
    • ‘His nimble fingers make him ideally suited for a job as a filing clerk.’
    • ‘She started work as a filing clerk, working her way up to office manager by 1982.’
    • ‘They sometimes find the lowest paid filing clerk to have more basic intelligence than the highest paid executive.’
    • ‘I began my career back in the early nineties as filing clerk and general gopher at Camera Press.’
    • ‘The army of typists, filing clerks, cashiers, storekeepers, and drivers had a low level of education and were imbued with an ethos of red tape.’