Following are examples of the tasks required for a cashier position.
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- Add new material to file records,
and create new records as necessary.
- Answer questions about records and
- Assign and record or stamp
identification numbers or codes in order to index materials for
- Eliminate outdated or unnecessary
materials, destroying them or transferring them to inactive storage
according to file maintenance guidelines and/or legal requirements.
- Enter document identification codes
into systems in order to determine locations of documents to be
- Find and retrieve information from
files in response to requests from authorized users.
- Keep records of materials filed or
removed, using logbooks or computers.
- Modify and improve filing systems,
or implement new filing systems.
- Perform periodic inspections of
materials or files in order to ensure correct placement, legibility,
and proper condition.
- Place materials into storage
receptacles, such as file cabinets, boxes, bins, or drawers, according
to classification and identification information.
- Scan or read incoming materials in
order to determine how and where they should be classified or filed.
- Sort or classify information
according to guidelines such as content, purpose, user criteria, or
chronological, alphabetical, or numerical order.
- Track materials removed from files
in order to ensure that borrowed files are returned.
- Convert documents to films for
storage on microforms such as microfilm or microfiche.
- Design forms related to filing
- Gather materials to be filed from
departments and employees.
- Operate mechanized files that rotate
to bring needed records to a particular location.
- Perform general office duties such
as typing, operating office machines, and sorting mail.
- Retrieve documents stored in
microfilm or microfiche and place them in viewers for reading.