PRINT SHOP SUPERVISOR 0117
An employee in this class is responsible for planning and supervising the work of a number of employees engaged in printing services. Emphasis of the work is on the administrative and technical supervision of the print shop and requires the incumbent to possess a thorough knowledge of the operation of offset duplicating equipment, high speed duplicator equipment and of layout work. Work involves frequent contact with administrators and department personnel regarding printing services. Work is performed under the general administrative direction of the unit manager, and is reviewed through periodic discussions and reports. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Confers with departments regarding projects to be done; plans, lays out work to be done; supervises and sometimes participates in the operation of offset duplicating equipment used in the production of a variety of forms, charts, letter heads, reports, and other materials; maintains production schedules;
Supervises the distribution of forms, books, etc. which have been printed at the central shop;
Supervises the maintenance of the division's forms inventory; requisitions supplies; supervises the maintenance of equipment to insure the proper internal performance of the function which they perform;
Uses a computer to schedule and assign work;
May supervise the collection and distribution of mail; may supervise personnel in the sorting of incoming and outgoing mail and the operation of postal meter machinery.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Comprehensive knowledge of the operation, limitations and adaptabilities of offset presses, high speed duplicators and related equipment; thorough knowledge of paper stocks, inks, chemicals and related printing materials; skill in operating offset and bindery machinery; good knowledge of effective supervisory techniques; ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of technical and clerical personnel in a manner conducive to full performance and high moral; ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions; ability to maintain a variety of records and to prepare and submit reports; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Graduation from a standard senior high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, and six (6) years of experience in the operation of offset duplicating equipment, high speed networked copying or bindery equipment, including two (2) years in a supervisory capacity.
NOTE: Additional education will be substituted for the non-supervisory experience on a year-for-year basis.
Two (2) years of permanent competitive status as a Graphics Supervisor; or,
Two (2) years of permanent competitive status as a Duplicating Machine Operator IV; or,
One (1) year of permanent competitive status as an Assistant Print Shop Supervisor.