Printing Press Operator, Bureau of External Affairs

DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE - Queens, NY (30+ days ago)3.4

220-TitlesWith over 6,000 staff and a budget of $1.6 billion, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is the nation's premier city health agency. Its 100-plus programs protects and promote the health of the world's most culturally and linguistically diverse city. DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: --Must be able to operate various models of printing presses. --Operate 2 color and 4 color presses, cutters, bindery machines, booklet maker and other equipment typically found in high volume production print shops. --Set up press for printing.--Monitor operation of press, making necessary adjustments to meet job specifications and product uniform impressions. --Locate and correct minor machine malfunctions and performs routine machine maintenance. --Work under minimal supervision. Assist with other printing processes as needed as directed by supervisor and print shop crew leader. --Understand the need for print-ready documents and accurate color matching pertaining to the the printing process and adheres to job specification. --Collaborate with peers to complete job and handle general print shop work as a team and always supporting and respecting each other. --Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with safety rules, procedures and regulations. --Display professionalism and provide good customer service at all times. --Effectively communicate with and to management. --Perform other job duties as assigned.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. Five years of full-time satisfactory experience as an offset printing operator; or2.A minimum of three years of full-time satisfactory offset printing press experience as described in "1" above and any combination of the following education and experience to make up the equivalent of five years of acceptable experience: a. full-time satisfactory experience as an offset printing operator?s apprentice or helper; orb. education in a technical high school, trade high school, or vocational high school with a major course of study in operating an offset printing press: or c. graduation from a recognized trade school with a major course of study in operating an offset printing press, with a minimum of 600 hours.

Preferred Skills

--Have some knowledge of plate making.--Understanding of full color work production and ability to operate a 4color press--Able to manipulate files in iMAC and PC computers--Ability to create plates for the press--Working knowledge of Adobe, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign--Understanding of pre-flight process and file preparation for press work to effectively communicate with graphics artist.

Additional Information

**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES: Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as: ? A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver?s license. ? Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title. ? Current Resume ? Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone) Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting?s ?Minimum Qualification Requirements? section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card. **LOAN FORGIVENESSThe federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program?s other requirements. Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:

To Apply

Apply online with a cover letter to In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 347509.We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.