UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

COMPUTER OPERATOR 1

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

7370 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Nonsupervisory)

CLASS SERIES CONCEPT

Operate computers, computer peripheral and computer-related equipment.

BASIC FUNCTION

Perform routine tasks related to operation of computers, computer peripheral and computer-related equipment.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

First-level class of series. Trainee class of series. Under direct supervision, perform 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).

TYPICAL WORK

Perform I/O functions by operating card readers, line printers and other unit record equipment;

Assist in receiving, storing and maintaining computer supplies inventory;

Clean tape, disk, card and printing devices;

Operate computer, peripheral computer equipment and computer-related equipment, such as bursters, decollators, sorters, collators, satellite devices such as keypunch, terminals, etc.;

Assist in tape library, including tape maintenance and storage;

May answer or refer user questions;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

High School Diploma, or GED Certificate; OR six months of relevant work experience, or applicable training.

New Class: 1-03-73

Revise Class: 5/1/82

CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05