Job ID :
Company :
State of Arkansas
Location :
Little Rocks, AR
Type :
Duration :
6 Months
Status :
Openings :
Posted :
30 Apr 2013
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Short Description:


Computer Operator to work the second shift under general supervision responsible for assisting mainframe and open systems computer operation activities, network monitoring, and printed output. 


Complete Description:

Local Candidates.


This position is governed by state and federal laws and departmental policies.


Special Dimensions

Work hours

Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM

May be asked to work other hours as needed.


Education Requirements: Associates Degree or higher


Job Responsibilities

-Oversees the operation of computer hardware systems, including monitoring and scheduling batch work.

-Performs processing of printed output utilizing high speed laser cut sheet printer.  Read and follow job set-up instructions. Respond to program error messages by finding and correcting problems, terminating the program or notifying appropriate personnel.

-Cleaning and daily maintenance of printers and other Data Center equipment. Routine quality checks of printed output. 

-Monitors the system for equipment failure or errors in performance and notifies computer service technicians or system programmers of equipment malfunctions.  This includes IBM, Ricoh and all other equipment. Notify system programmer of any failures in mainframe hardware or software communication. 

-Enter commands, using computer terminal, and activate controls on computer and peripheral equipment to integrate and operate equipment.

-Proper distribution of printed output. Retrieves, separates, and sorts program output as needed, and sends data to specified users.  Loads peripheral equipment with required supplies for operations including perforated / non-perforated laser cut sheet paper, toner and other supplies as needed.  Perform removal of waste paper from the laser printer punch unit. 

-Inventory and ordering of forms located in the Data Center.

-Preparing and receiving tapes for off-site distribution and maintaining records for the Data Center.

-Assist system programmers in other higher level functions when required.

-Performs other duties as assigned.


Additional Requirements

Must have experience with z/OS, JES2, SDSF, VTAM, CICS, RACF, TCP/IP, TSO and ISPF.

Working knowledge of job scheduling software.

Ability to read and comprehend technical documents and use that knowledge for practical application.

Working knowledge of all computer systems, software, and hardware.

Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Ability to lift and carry a minimum of forty pounds.

Ability to participate and contribute towards highly effective teams.

Knowledge of auditing or verifying information or data.

Ability to analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and resolve problems.

Ability to enter, transcribe, record, store, or maintain information in written or electronic form.


Work Environment

Normal work location is at AHTD offices, work will be done primarily in Central Office building.

Job may require automotive travel. Occasional intra-city travel may be required. The possibility exists for long-distance travel.  Job may require occasional driving of State automobile. The ability, willingness and driver’s license status to drive a State vehicle are mandatory.



Skill        Required / Desired          Amount               of Experience

Mainframe Computer Operations           

Required             2              Years

Printer Operations         

Required             1              Years

Network Monitoring     

Required             1              Years

UPS Monitoring

Required             1              Years