CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

1E75
PROGRAMMER ANALYST I

Specialties:
(COBOL) (FORTRAN) (NATURAL)
(Systems Programming) (General)


GENERAL DEFINITION

This is advanced trainee level computer programming and analysis work. Employees in this class perform a limited range of assignments analyzing requirements for computer services, determining how to meet computer requirements and developing programs. The employees performs portions of projects, assist higher level programmer analysts in completion of assignments and progressively assume more responsibility for work. The employees specialize in a designated computer language within a system environment, or use one or more designated computer languages, including fourth generation languages, or perform systems programming work in a multi-system environment that includes multiple central processing units and a multi-line telecommunications network. The employees work under the direction of a technical supervisor.



TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)

Systems Programming Specialty Only

All Other Specialties

All Specialties



REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Systems Programming Specialty

KNOWLEDGE OF:

All Other Specialties

KNOWLEDGE OF:

All Specialties

KNOWLEDGE OF:

ABILITY TO:



MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

(The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Applications submitted by candidates for this class will be reviewed based on training and experience requirements as approved on 3/89.)

OR

Any combination of education and experience which has included completion of a bachelor's degree program which has included or has been supplemented by eighteen (18) semester hours of course work in computer science, decision science or information science and which has been determined to be acceptable by the Personnel Department.

NOTE:

  1. The bachelor's degree program, or its educational equivalent, shall have been completed no more than five years prior to the date on which examination eligibility is determined.


NOTE:

  1. Employees with permanent status in the classes listed below as of 8/23/89 can substitute extra experience as specified above for the required education.

NOTE:

  1. Employees with permanent status in the Programmer and Programmer Trainee classes, as of 1/15/90, can substitute extra experience on a one for one basis to meet the required education as specified above.

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS



PAY RANGE: EP16
Class Established: 4/1983

Latest Spec. Revision:
  CSC - 9/1995 ; Ad Board - 12/1995

AH/sb/sb


END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 1E75