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AJ38 - Computer Operator I

Band 3  


State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Serves as an assistant on a main frame computer system preparing the equipment for operation from instructions and performing other duties that require judgment within set procedures.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

This class is intended for use at the entry and journey level.

Examples of Work:

(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)

Monitors and controls computer equipment; manipulates control switches on console panel following standard instructions.
Mounts tape and disk files; changes forms on printers; changes cards on punchers and labels output; separates printed output, run decks and run books; cleans hardware.
Observes equipment performance during runs; detects errors of operation or program failure; corrects errors of operation; advises computer programmers of program errors.
Assists in determining equipment settings and operating instructions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of operation and care of main frame computer system and its accessories.
Knowledge of capabilities of a main frame computer system and its accessories.
Ability to follow complex instructions.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

A high school diploma and six months experience in the operation of main frame computers.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A high school diploma and six months experience in the operation of main frame computers.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

This classification is not currently used at MUSC. Please contact the Department of Human Resources for more information.


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