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Abolished Date: 2019-07-01


Within an agency or institution’s information systems organization, stages production systems into a computer along with associated data files through the use of remote terminal devices or job submission procedures. 

Distinguishing Characteristics

This is the senior-level class of the series.  Incumbents perform complex data control tasks in the preparation and maintenance of production systems, such as preparing documentation or reviewing it for workability and established standards, or staging for systems requiring precise sequencing and/or interaction with multiple systems passing data files back and forth. 

Under general supervision, develops relevant parameter information for specific application programs, such as job control language, working file size, output media, using knowledge of departmental procedures and standards.

Typical Work

Stages production to include preparation and inclusion of program parameters, run date, input/output file requirements; 

Maintains job run books and job controls to ensure compliance with job set-up and implementation procedures; 

Facilitates improved production by making minor modifications to standard set-up routines to include re-scheduling; 

Facilitates completion of scheduled production processing through coordination of off-site computer facilities; 

Confers with programmers regarding system failures; 

Prepares and reviews job summary reports of completed production jobs; initiates corrective action, as necessary; 

May write staging procedures and flow charts; 

May provide technical direction to other personnel; 

May provide shift turnover documentation; 

May perform the duties of IT – Data Processor 2; 

Performs related duties as required.

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:  electronic data processing and computer concepts; office practices and procedures.   

Ability to:  speak and communicate effectively; lead and train others. 

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

One year of full-time experience as an Information Technology – Data Processor 2 


Equivalent education/experience.

Class Specification History

Revise class.  Revises title (formerly Data Control Technician III), class code (formerly 2366), and definition; adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.

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