Under supervision, to read or hold copy in connection with its comparison with printed matter in the proof; and to do other related work.
Reads copy silently as the Proofreader reads his/her proofs aloud or reads the copy aloud to the Proofreader; notes differences between the copy held and the Proofreader's proof, and checks other items desired by the Proofreader; files copy and proof.
Knowledge of: Grammar, word usage, word division, spelling syntax, pronunciation, and punctuation and proofreading procedures, terminology, and symbols; detecting discrepancies between proof and copy.
Ability to: Read and write English at a level required for successful job performance; read rapidly and accurately; follow oral and written directions.
Reliability, patience, clear enunciation, and normal hearing and vision.
Education equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade and experience as a copyholder.