State of Washington Classified Job Specification
IT COMPUTER OPERATOR 1
Performs routine tasks related to operation of computers, computer peripheral and computer-related equipment.
First-level class of series. Under direct supervision, performs routine tasks related to computer operations, such as I/O functions, cleaning tapes, disks, operating computers or computer-related equipment (e.g., graphic plotters, optical scanners).
Performs I/O functions by operating card readers, line printers and other unit record equipment;
Assists in receiving, storing and maintaining computer supplies inventory;
Cleans tape, disk, card and printing devices;
Operates computer, peripheral computer equipment and computer-related equipment, such as bursters, decollators, sorters, collators, satellite devices such as keypunch, terminals, etc.;
Assists in tape library, including tape maintenance and storage;
May answer or refer user questions;
Performs related duties as required.
Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of: basic high school mathematics and science.
Ability to: communicate orally and in writing; understand and execute technical instructions; complete log entries, analyze problems and formulate logical solutions; learn rapidly.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
High School Diploma, or GED Certificate; OR six months of related work experience or applicable training.
Class Specification History
New class, consolidates 2370 Computer Operator I and 02950 Computer Operator 1 (abolished September 2006); adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.