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Computer Operator I
 
JOB CODE:102105 /102107
 
PAY GRADE:1110
 
SALARY RANGE:$23,568 - $32,623
 
LOCATION OF WORK
Various City-Parish Departments
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Under the general direction of a higher classification, performs routine work in the operation of server hardware, software, and peripheral equipment utilized by various City-Parish departments. Work involves monitoring and maintenance of server hardware and software, running batch processes, and printing reports. An employee in this class may be required to work shift work and is subject to unusual working hours, as well as twenty-four hour call for situations needing immediate attention. Performs other work as requested.
 
ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS
Monitors server hardware, software, and peripheral equipment to ensure proper functionality; reviews all work for errors. Performs backup of servers to tape or disk. Runs all batch reports for City-Parish agencies; separates all printed work and attaches to respective job control. Receives and tracks trouble calls involving server hardware and software; troubleshoots and attempts to correct minor problems that develop; calls for assistance as necessary to correct the problem. Performs daily maintenance on server hardware and peripheral equipment. Assists with documenting system procedures for use by other personnel. Shreds paper as needed.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of the operation of server hardware, software, and peripheral equipment. Knowledge of personal computer hardware and software, including word processing and email. Ability to perform routine operations on server hardware, software, and peripheral equipment, and to make minor adjustments to the machines. Skill in the performance of miscellaneous clerical tasks. Ability to lift objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions. Ability to use written, oral, and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with co-workers and non-technical end-users. Ability to be flexible and adaptable to learn and understand new technologies. Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented environment. Ability to sit for extended periods. Ability to be highly self-motivated. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent certificate of competency, and one year experience in computer operations.
 
SUBSTITUTIONS
Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES
None.
 
OTHER JOB ASPECTS
None.
 
NOTE:
The work examples described in this specification are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from job performance requirements if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the job.