|Computer Operator I|
|JOB CODE:||102105 /102107|
|SALARY RANGE:||$23,568 - $32,623|
|LOCATION OF WORK|
|Various City-Parish Departments|
|Under the general direction of a higher level staff employee, performs work in the operation of mainframe computers. Work involves responsibility for daily start-up and shutdown of the computer system, monitoring and troubleshooting of the system, and running of reports, updates, and backups. Performs other work as requested.|
|ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS|
|Monitors and controls minicomputers to process information in accordance with an established routine.
Performs start-up and shutdown procedures daily.
Performs daily maintenance on system; monitors for difficulties and troubleshoots problems that develop; calls for assistance as necessary to correct problems.
Files and indexes programs, operating manuals, machine instructions, diagrams and flow charts, and other materials related to the computer.
Performs miscellaneous clerical tasks relating to system processes such as filing and coding.
Bar codes assorted library books and materials.
Lifts boxes containing PCs and printers.|
|KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES|
|Skill in the performance of miscellaneous clerical tasks.
Ability to perform routine operations on a variety of traditional and high-end minicomputers.
Ability to carry out complex oral and written instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors and subordinates.
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.|
|EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE|
|High school diploma, GED, or equivalent certificate of competency, supplemented by one year experience in mainframe computer operations |
|Any equivalent combination of education and experience.|
|OTHER JOB ASPECTS|
|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.|