CLASS TITLE: SUPERVISING OffSET PRESSPERSON
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
To be responsible for, and to supervise the operation of, a large offset print shop in a state agency or institution; to perform all or the more difficult layouts; and to do related work as required.
Receives work assignments from a superior with considerable latitude for the use of independent judgment in the application of the practices and techniques of the trade; work is reviewed usually upon completion for satisfactory performance.
Supervises the work of helpers or others assigned to assist in the performance of a work assignment.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
To be responsible for, and to supervise the operation of a large offset print shop.
To plan all or the more difficult layouts, form setups and working details involved in the printing of pamphlets, booklets, forms, charts, etc.
To be responsible for the preparation of zinc photographic plates for the offset process.
To be responsible for, and to perform all stripping of negatives for offset printing purposes.
To supervise and be responsible for the
operation and maintenance of duplicating and other machines used in offset
printing, such as Photostat, mimeograph, wire stitcher, cutter, puncher,
To requisition and maintain supplies.
To maintain records, files of plates and equipment, and a stationary supply control.
To assist in making estimates of job costs.
To do related work as required.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENT:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND CAPACITIES:
A thorough knowledge of the practices, techniques, tools, materials and equipment used in offset printing and the ability to apply such practices, and techniques; skill in operating, adjusting and maintaining such equipment, as well as, other types of duplicating equipment; the ability to make complex layouts; the ability to supervise and train others; and related capacities and abilities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Such as may have been gained through the completion of ten school grades; and
Such as may have been gained through employment as an offset pressperson or printer. OR, any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above education and experience.