Files Supervisor

Supervise the workers engaged in maintaining central records files.
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Quick Stats


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Good

Salary Range
$29,000 – $77,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Files Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintaining central records files: Directs and assists workers in storing, retrieving, checking, correcting, and copying paper documents, microfilm, or other company records. Directs workers in searching files to retrieve lost or missing records, utilizing knowledge of frequent filing errors. Routes erroneously removed files to workers for refiling. Directs and assists workers in periodic disposal of obsolete files, following company policy and legal requirements. Conducts and coordinates studies of files and filing system as directed by management. May recommend changes in work procedures to improve filing-system efficiency. May supervise workers engaged in microfilming records. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.


Should I be a Files Supervisor?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Field Supervisor, Hotel or Motel Front Desk Supervisor, Stores Supervisor, Supervisor, Files

    How to become a Files Supervisor

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