Under general supervision, functions as a supervisor of large scale
plant printing services which includes a combination of areas such as
composition, pre-press, finishing/bindery, copy services and press
1. Supervises and trains subordinate personnel, determines work
priorities, plans, schedules, assigns and reviews work.
Determines production methods for printing services operation to
increase quality and effectiveness of printing jobs.
2. Monitors quality control processes, troubleshoots production
problems, coordinates completion of jobs throughout production
process and exercises technical supervision over copy services,
printing, and finishing/bindery.
3. Initiates, prepares and maintains various reports, requisitions,
and documentation related to supplies, inventory and hazardous
waste disposal, production activities, consumption costs, and job
4. Oversees the regular maintenance of printing services equipment
and ensures safety standards are maintained.
5. Responds to customer inquiries and requests.
6. Operates printing equipment such as high speed copier, presses,
cameras, platemakers, and finishing/bindery equipment.
7. Prepares and maintains records of operation such as production
activities, supplies, consumption costs and job estimates.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED
EXPERIENCE: Six years progressively responsible experience in printing
services to include at least two years in a lead or supervisory
Thorough knowledge of print services operations including copy
services, offset press production and finishing/bindery functions; of
the operation and maintenance of offset presses and duplicating
equipment; of paper weights and reactions to various printing and
duplicating processes and inks; of the layout of materials for
printing and publication. General knowledge of office practices and
procedures. Skill in planning and coordinating the work of print
services personnel; in providing guidance and instruction to print
services personnel; in estimating supply and equipment needs; in
setting up, operating and maintaining assigned equipment. Ability to
determine print services production methods; to communicate
effectively both orally and in writing; to establish and maintain
effective work relationships; to follow oral and written instructions;
to lift, transport, and stock supplies, paper and related equipment;
to perceive normal color spectrum; to wear and work in personal
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries
and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job.