Data Entry Operator
Salary: $14.08-$17.19 hourly / $2,449-$2,990 monthly / Range:
DEFINITION: Under general supervision, operates computers and
alphabetic and numeric machines in recording and verifying a variety
of complex data; and performs related duties as required.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This is the journey level in the
Data Entry Operator series. Incumbents are capable of working
independently on a variety of data entry assignments.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Classifies and codes data to be entered; keys
from a variety of prepared and original source documents, forms, and
records; identifies and corrects errors; performs clerical and
related office tasks as assigned, such as maintaining records of
work received and work performed; verifies data input; may help in
training new personnel in the procedures and operation of data entry
1. Six months of experience in keypunch or data entry operations;
2. a combination of training, education, and experience that is
equivalent to the employment standard listed above and that provides
the required knowledge and abilities.
Knowledge of: methods and equipment used in keypunching or data
entering; general clerical and record-keeping procedures including
coding, indexing, filing and comparing.
Ability to: make comparisons and calculations rapidly and
accurately; operate a data entry machine with the speed and accuracy
necessary to meet departmental standards.