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Class Title: PRINTER
Class Code: 4400
Salary Schedule: Approved Arizona Law Enforcement Merit System Council Salary Schedule
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Summary Statement: Responsible for operating a variety of complex printing, media duplicating and related equipment. Performs layout work. Performs related tasks as required. This is a competitive classification.

Essential Functions: (not intended to be all inclusive)

1. Operates printing equipment (manual and electronic platemaker, silvermaster, etc.) and duplication equipment (offset printing press, photocopier, plate printing press, etc.) to produce a variety of printed materials.

2. Creates, formats, indexes and links data in electronic documents to create and modify various CD/DVD programs used by the Department.

3. Operates bindery equipment (e.g. collator, paper cutter, jogger, pad gluer, folding machine, hole punch, paper drill, stitcher, etc.).

4. Checks accuracy of completed order (quality, quantity) against the customer's original work request.

5. Tracks work orders to ensure customer orders are completed on time.

6. Prepares and packages printed materials for delivery to the customer.

7. Creates, assembles and reproduces a variety of printed and electronic artwork and graphics requiring exact registration.

8. Designs covers and labels for CD, DVD and printed products.

9. Performs maintenance and repair work on equipment (e.g., camera processor, silvermaster machine, etc.).

10. Maintains files of work performed, original documents, and other materials needed for future use by logging and cross-referencing.

11. Mixes inks and inking solutions to prepare for color printing.

12. Maintains proper chemical balance for platemaking.

13. Acquires supplies for work unit in most cost effective manner by obtaining price quotes from vendors, submitting purchase orders and requisitions, and receiving products.

14. Handles and stores hazardous materials in compliance with established policies/procedures, OSHA, and state and federal environmental laws.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required: Knowledge of:

1. the methods used to adjust and operate printing and binding equipment.

2. the methods used to convert paper documents to editable electronic formats and PDF files.

3. the methods used to create and compile indexed electronic documents.

4. the proper procedures for performing minor maintenance on printing and binding equipment.

5. safety procedures in the work place.

6. the principles and processes involved in producing electronic plates for printing (e.g. halftone negatives, line positive matte transfers, halftone positive matte transfers, etc.).

7. the processes and procedures of mixing inks, chemicals, and additives.

Skill in:

1. operating and maintaining various duplicating equipment.

2. the use of computer keyboard and peripheral devices.

3. the use of computer software programs.

4. establishing and maintaining effective interpersonal relationships.

5. performing basic mathematical calculations (e.g. addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, etc.).

6. orally communicating in both one-on-one and group situations.

Ability to:

1. follow written and oral instructions.

2. plan, organize and efficiently manage multiple tasks.


May be required to lift and move items up to seventy-five (75) pounds.

May be exposed to fumes and toxic or caustic chemicals.

May be exposed to moving mechanical parts.

Minimum Qualifications: Requires three (3) years of experience in the operation of bindery, duplicating, and printing equipment; OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Progression to the next pay level/step requires an overall performance rating of "Standard" in the last 12 months.

Must successfully complete the examination process.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Current as of: 7/23/2014 4:54:59 AM