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Abolished Date: 2019-07-01


Within an agency or institution’s information systems organization, assists in the preparation of input data for use on a computer and in the maintenance of quality control over computer-generated output.

Distinguishing Characteristics

First-level class of series.  Under direct supervision, assists in the preparation of input data for use on the computer and in balancing and distribution of output.

Typical Work

Assists in records maintenance and log or control balancing; 

Assists in computer input preparation and/or user data preparation; 

Performs distribution control functions; i.e., bursting, decollating, binding; 

Assists in inventory control and ordering required supplies; 

Assists in tape library, including tape inspection, cleaning and storage; 

May operate data entry equipment, remote terminals, computer peripheral or computer-related equipment or satellite computer input/output devices; 

Performs related duties 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

High School Diploma, or GED Certificate; 


Six months of related work experience or applicable training.

Class Specification History

Revise class. Revises title (formerly 2364 Data Control Technician I), class code (formerly 2364), definition, distinguishing characteristics, and delete class series concept; adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.
Abolishment adopted 11/14/2019, effective 11/15/2019.

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