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Abolished Date: 2019-07-01


Within an agency or institution's information systems organization, operates a library facility for magnetic recording media and/or schedules, stages, codes and/or audits all input within a predetermined schedule for a mainframe/mini computer system.

Distinguishing Characteristics

This is the journey-level class of the series.  Under general supervision, performs data control functions in the preparation and distribution of computer input/output for frequently run routine jobs with predictable variables such as: (1) preparing and organizing input for computer processing; (2) setting up jobs to run on computers; (3) staging the run sequence on routine jobs, verifying results of the run.

Typical Work

Monitors the quality control function for input and output; 

Maintains controls on input received; 

Maintains controls on computer-readable storage media; 

Stages jobs for computer processing; 

De-stages computer processed jobs; 

Reviews computer output for completeness and routes to proper destination; 

Controls inventory and orders required supplies; 

Monitors data control schedule to meet commitments to users; 

Confers with users to update and monitor control mechanisms; 

Forwards output to user;

Stages and submits statistical processes for maintaining required library functions, including inventory; 

Acts as liaison between computer operations and users when required; 

Maintains books of account for warrants, identification cards and other pre-numbered computer printed output documents; 

May perform the duties of Information Technology – Data Processor 1; 

May direct the work of others;  

Performs other work as required. 

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:  electronic data processing and basic computer concepts; office practices and procedures; records maintenance and control.   

Ability to:  understand and carry out oral and written instructions, work with others; write clearly. 

Legal Requirement(s)

There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position. 

Desirable Qualifications

Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.  


Two years of data processing experience, involving auditing, coding, scheduling, and/or staging functions for a mainframe/mini computer system.   

Completion of a two-year vocational training course in electronic data processing or college-level course work in computer science may be substituted, year for year, for two years of the general data processing experience. 

Class Specification History

New class, consolidates 03050 Computer Input Scheduler 2 and 2365 Data Control Technician 2; adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.

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