MO Project: Contextual Branding

Computer Operator Trainee

  • Computer Operator Trainee
  • What will I be doing?
  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
  • Benefits
  • How do I apply?
Class Number: 
Annual Salary Range:
$20,544.00 – $32,880.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$856.00 – $1,370.00
Pay Grade: 

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This is trainee-level work in the operation of computers and related equipment.

Job Duties

Receives formal and on-the-job training to gain knowledge and skills related to operating a variety of computer and peripheral equipment.

Operates printing equipment and monitors print operations; cleans, lubricates, adjusts, and performs routine maintenance on equipment.

Reads and studies equipment, program, and operations manuals to ascertain procedures and requirements of assigned tasks.

Monitors systems, jobs processing, networks, and hardware; responds to alerts as needed.

Enters commands into computer console.

Receives close supervision and detailed instructions from a designated technical staff member or supervisor who reviews work for adherence to instructions and established quality standards.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility and may be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

Possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Introductory knowledge of computer information technology principles and techniques.

Introductory knowledge of office practices, procedures, and equipment.

Ability to learn to operate printing equipment, make adjustments, and/or perform routine maintenance.

Ability to understand and follow instructions.

Ability to logically resolve problems, and present clear and precise results.

Ability to lift, move, and transport supplies.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees.

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