AJ40 - Computer Operator II
General Nature of Work:
Performs diversified computer operation duties requiring judgment within established procedures; assists in directing the activities of a computer operations section.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
This class may be used as shift supervisor.
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 system to determine equipment or program failure; operates control console; confers with technical personnel; switches auxiliary equipment in to circuit.
Determines equipment setup and run operation through program operating instructions; develops operating instructions and procedures.
Coordinates computer operation activities, to include shift operations, training and work flow.
Assists in equipment evaluation, selection, installation and use.
Serves as shift supervisor and assists in scheduling computer operations and staffing.
Serves as a liaison with user agencies.
Serves as manager during his/her absence.
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 the operation and care of mainframe computers and their accessories.
Knowledge of computer operating systems and of the preparation and use of job control cards.
Knowledge of computer cost and work production.
Ability to supervise personnel and coordinate the work activities of a computer section.
Ability to establish working relationships with user agencies and operations personnel.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A high school diploma and experience in the operation of mainframe computers and accessories.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A high school diploma and two years experience in the operation of main frame computers and accessories.
MUSC Physical Requirements:
This classification is not currently used at MUSC. Please contact the Department of Human Resources for more information.