Records Center Clerk

The Information Governance Department of a prestigious law firm has a Records Center Clerk opening in the Washington, DC Office working onsite Monday through Friday.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Retrieving boxes and files from the offices/work areas of attorneys, administrative staff, and paralegals upon their request.
  • Updating the location of incoming files in the firm’s Records Management system; determining which files should remain on-site in the department’s shelving area or sent to off-site storage based upon defined operating procedures.
  • Submitting transmittal reports daily, confirming all material received by the department is accounted for.
  • Processing retrieval requests for physical files stored either on-site, and/or off-site in accordance with established procedures.  Ensuring that off-site requests are aligned with the established courier schedules.
  • Filing incoming documents into existing folders currently maintained by the department whether on-site or off-site storage.
  • Re-filing material previously retrieved from off-site storage containers.
  • Processing requests for barcode labels into the firm’s Records Management System, in compliance with the three-day turnaround requirement for distribution.
  • Assisting with the distribution, tracking, and scheduling of shred bin service.


  • Minimum of one year of records experience in a law firm.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Demonstration of strong oral and written communication and general clerical skills.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and work independently in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours and/or shifts, as necessary.



Job Type: Full-time, Onsite

Salary: $42,400-$48,000

Date Active: May 30, 2024

Exempt/Not Exempt: Not Exempt

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