Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
96090 05 ST J2 N 541-RP 09/01/1994
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12/01/1983 96090


DEFINITION: This is supervisory and technical production work in a centralized microform production center serving most Commonwealth agencies.

An employee in this class supervises and participates in the operation of a variety of specialized and computerized equipment used in microform production from hard copy, computer tapes and reproduction of film masters. Work involves work assignment, scheduling, problem resolution and achievement of production goals and project charges. Assignments are received orally and in writing.

Work is performed independently and is reviewed upon completion for adherence to instructions, procedures, quality and quantity.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Supervises the operation of and operates a variety of specialized and computerized equipment to produce microforms on an assigned shift.

Assists subordinates in writing programs or selecting existing programs using a combination of computer languages for a Computer Output Microfiche computer to translate information from disk or tape to produce microform in a specified format.

Supervises and makes minor repairs and adjustments to assure proper focal length, illumination, temperatures, film feed rates. This would also include assuring proper chemical ration mixture.

Assures production logs are kept, reviews and prepares reports on material usage, production output and problems on assigned shift. This would also include initial billing document preparation.

Assigns and monitors the preventive maintenance and pick up and delivery schedules for the shift.

Performs full range of supervisory duties to include work scheduling, leave approval, Performance Evaluation completion and recommendation for disciplinary action when necessary.

Performs related duties as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of principles and practices of computer programming and operation and photography as applied to microform production.

Knowledge of the methods of operating equipment used in microfilm production.

Skill in making microform equipment adjustments and minor repairs to maintain proper film feed, image focus and illumination to produce clearly readable microform.

Ability to plan and schedule work routines to achieve assigned production levels.

Ability to train subordinates in the proper methods of microform production equipment usage and preventive maintenance.

Ability to analyze problems and prepare written reports.

Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and procedures and assure adherence by subordinates.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: One year as a Micrographics Technician;


Three years of microform production, including at least one year of Computer Output Microfiche equipment operation programming. Formal classroom or vocational training in computer programming and operation, Computer Output Microfiche operation or an Associate Degree in fields such as computer technology or those related to microform production may be substituted for up to two years experience.