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ABOLISHED 01/01/2017 PER PAY LETTER 17-04 - Printing Supervisor, State Compensation Insurance Fund (7443)

ABOLISHED 01/01/2017 PER PAY LETTER 17-04 - Printing Supervisor, State Compensation Insurance Fund

California State Personnel Board Specification

  • Schematic Code: RO70
  • Class Code: 7443
  • Established: 06/02/1982
  • Revised: --
  • Title Changed: --


Under general direction in the State Compensation Insurance Fund, to be in charge of and supervise staff in the print shop; to occasionally set up, operate, and maintain offset presses and related duplicating and paper-working equipment; and to do other related work.


Positions in this class are supervisory. Incumbents perform duties which are substantially different from those of subordinates and have the authority, in the interest of management, to: hire, transfer, suspend, lay off, recall, promote, discharge, assign, reward, or discipline other employees, or responsibly direct them, or adjust their grievances or effectively recommend such actions.

Typical Tasks

Receives job orders; inventories and orders required supplies; keeps records and prepares reports; plans and assigns work for camera, layout, stripping, platemaking, bindery, and printing operations; checks work quality and corrects deficiencies noted; monitors and directs work flow; ensures proper maintenance and authorizes repair of equipment; recommends purchase of new equipment; promotes and enforces safety procedures; instructs personnel in proper job performance; provides expert assistance as needed; keeps attendance records; authorizes leaves; completes performance reports; maintains discipline and initiates disciplinary action; responds to first level grievances; interviews job candidates; operates equipment when workload requires it; reports and takes corrective action when deviations from accepted policies, dangerous situations or major production problems occur.

Minimum Qualification

Either I


Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as an offset printer and one year of experience as a journeyperson offset printer.



Two years of experience as a journeyperson offset printer.

Knowledges and Abilities

Knowledge of: Principles of supervision; materials equipment and operations used in offset printing and duplicating machines; inks and paper types and their nomenclature; maintenance of printing equipment; imposition of forms and plate making; making of pamphlets and brochures; mixing and matching of ink colors; ordering of printing supplies and papers; Department's Affirmative Action Program objectives; manager's role in the affirmative action program and the processes available to meet affirmative action objectives.


Ability to: Instruct and supervise assistants; operate offset printing equipment; estimate printing and binding time and materials; process printing orders from receipt of copy to finished form; operate auxiliary shop equipment such as perforators, stapling and drilling machines; follow oral or written instructions; read and write English at a level required for successful job performance; effectively contribute to the department's affirmative action objectives.

Additional Desirable Qualification

Education equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.

  Updated: 8/24/2014
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