CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

7M08
PRINTING PRESS OPERATOR II


GENERAL DEFINITION

This is printing work operating and maintaining offset presses, duplicating machines and platen and cylinder letterpresses of moderate to large sizes. An employee in this class performs duties within a diversified printing operation, utilizing presses that possess a maximum sheet size capacity equivalent to moderate or large size stock. Assignments include pasting, stripping, platemaking, bindery and multi-color reproduction. This class is differentiated from the next lower class in the series by the responsibility for engaging in multicolor reproduction which involves half-tone, solid line copy and close registration work, and which requires multiple grades, finishes and weights of stock.

Work is performed under the supervision of a printing supervisor and involves light physical exertion, contact with printing and cleansing solutions and exposure to a noisy environment.

ALLOCATING FACTORS: (The following conditions must be met for a position to be approved for this class.)


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY) )


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE OF:

SKILL IN:

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 11/1991.)

Or any equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable by the Personnel Department which has included the specific experience.

NOTE: Completion of a Vocational or Trade school training program in multi-color reproduction may be substituted for one year of the specific experience.

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS



PAY RANGE: 13
Class Established:
  CSC -
11/1967 ; Ad Board - 12/1967

Latest Spec. Revision:
  CSC -
11/1991 ; Ad Board - 12/1991

RJ/deb/mt


END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 7M08