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GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
The WORD PROCESSING TECHNICIAN 1 transcribes and types a variety of texts and documents on a high volume basis using automated word processing hardware and software. Positions in this class also perform a combination of duties related to word processing such as proofreading and maintenance of production records, files, indexes, manuals, and equipment.
This is the first level of a three-level series. It is distinguished from the higher level by the emphasis on high volume, production typing; by the absence of the need to develop new work formats and applications to meet changing and varied user needs; and by the lack of complexity and range of text and documents produced. It is distinguished from other office support positions by the focus of the job being typed and transcription of texts and documents on a production basis and performance of other duties related to word processing activities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Allocation of positions to this class will depend on the total work performed which may include one or a combination of the duties or tasks listed below.
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS
Employees in this class have daily in person and telephone contact with authors to clarify work orders or give and receive factual information about the work to be performed, report progress or problems, and clarify terminology.
Employees in this class receive general supervision and work independently in accomplishing work. Instructions are provided for unusual assignments or when assignments call for deviations from established procedures or require specific or advanced technical instruction. Instruction manuals, established guidelines and procedures, traditional practices and reference materials such as dictionaries and style manuals, are available for reference. Supervisors and lead workers review the quality and quantity of work through spot checks of documents produced, statistical production reports, and comments from authors on the quality of work.
Positions are found in central and remote locations throughout State government (e.g., general government agencies, human or natural resource agencies, correctional, mental health, or higher education institutions, hospitals, etc.). They require the willingness to work within the environment associated with the position's location.