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Computer Operator IV

Job Description

TITLE: Computer Operator IV

JOB CODE: 9344



EEO6 CODE: 5 = Technical/Para Professional

GRADE: Pay Grade 9

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 31,572.00
midpoint 40,416.00
maximum 49,260.00

PURPOSE: To operate, monitor, and control a large-scale digital computer system in advanced data processing and computational applications and to assist in the scheduling of workflow. Responsible for optimum workflow through the computer network.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Controls and monitors the operation of a large-scale computer network which provides extensive timesharing resources. Assigns specific tasks to junior operators. Evaluates and reports system malfunctions to supervisor. Assists in collection and distribution of user information. Assists in scheduling machine runs. Assists in training new operators and in instructions concerning new procedures. Interfaces with maintenance contractors in supervisor's absence. Performs related duties as required. Performs or assigns emergency duties to other operators on the shift in case of fire, flood or other disasters.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General supervision from Supervisor, Computer Operations or Manager, Operations and Services. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: Assists in supervision of junior operators. Acts as Supervisor in supervisor's absence.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: High school graduation, supplemented by vocational business school training in appropriate field.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Three years of experience in the operation of high-speed digital computers and auxiliary equipment. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Large scale digital computer systems and Data Communications equipment. Accuracy and mature judgment required in all phases of duties performed. Standard conditions associated with a data processing installation. Specific job requirements or physical location of some positions allocated to this classification, may render the position security sensitive, and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.