1253- Records management technicians

Canada NOC: 
Job Title: 

Records management technicians

Job Description: 

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

Main Duties: 

Records management technicians perform 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 Inormation: 

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

Classified Elsewhere: 

Health information management occupations (1252)
Health records clerks (in 1411 General office support workers)
Library and public archive technicians (5211)
Records management specialists (in 1122 Professional occupations in business management consulting)
Records management supervisors (in 1211 Supervisors, general office and administrative support workers)

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

National Occupation Classification, (2011)

Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada,

February 2012,

Catalogue no. 12-583-X