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Print Equipment Operator 3, Grade 12 (CSEA-Operational)

(Two Positions)

The New York State Education Department’s Office of Performance Improvement and Management Services is seeking candidates for two Print Equipment Operator 3 positions in the Office of Facilities and Business Services. Under the direction of a Print Operations Supervisor, the incumbents of these positions will operate a variety of offset print equipment and certain types of digital equipment and assist in a variety of physically demanding journey level press, pre-press, and bindery tasks. Duties of these positions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Operate all digital pre-press equipment and software, including all Heidelberg software and Objectif Lune software;
  • Operate finishing equipment including a Muller Martini speed binder/saddle stitcher, Baum folders, an ITOH cutter, a large shrink-wrap and a Rollem numbering machine;
  • Operate the king & Goss large-scale offset web presses and the Sakuri 4-color sheet-fed press;
  • Operate the Ricoh IP5000 digital press;
  • Operate a Rima counter stacker and Gammerler trimmer parts of a web press;
  • Operate all copy machines in the production unit including, but not limited to the Ricoh C7200, and Xerox C-60, and maintain knowledge of their software programs;
  • Keep track of and order supplies for all copiers and presses;
  • Place services calls as the point of contact to address performance issues or production problems;
  • Check and verify the correct positions of pages and legibility of print;
  • Proofread and approve press sheets;
  • Maintain a log of printed materials, and assist in computing the final cost of print jobs;
  • Systematically check emails for new projects and additional developments in works in progress;
  • Provide advice to stakeholders unfamiliar with the printing process as it relates to the production unit;
  • Assist the Test Distribution Unit with packaging and shipping Regents exams and various other exams;
  • Perform other duties, as required; and
  • Provide technical supervision to Print Equipment Operator 1s and Print Equipment Operator 2s.
Minimum Qualifications: 

Non-Competitive Appointment:   Candidates must have four years of offset printing equipment operating experience OR one year of service as a Print Equipment Operator 2.

Conditions of Employment: 

These will be permanent, non-competitive appointments.  Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit.  Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. The work schedule for these positions includes hours of Monday through Friday (7:30am – 3:30pm).

* Leads to a maximum salary of $54,140 based on annual performance advances.


Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by November 17, 2021 to (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (PIMS-504/51031, PIMS-505/51028) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by SED Personnel for your social security number to confirm your State employment history.

Grade Level: 
Grade 12
Negotiating Unit: 
Box #: 
PIMS-504/51031, PIMS-505/51028
Deadline Date: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Email Address: 
Office of Performance Improvement and Management Services

Office Information

Office of Human Resources Management
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB
Albany, NY 12234
Fax (518) 486-5631

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