Los Angeles Community College District

Reprographic Equipment Operator (#4770)

$23.67-$29.32 hourly / $4,102.64-$5,082.46 monthly / $49,231.68-$60,989.52 annual

Special Note

Salary pending Board of Trustees approval of FY 21/22 5.07% COLA


Sets-up, operates, and performs minor maintenance on high-speed programmable photocopy machines and other related reprographic equipment.

Typical Duties

Sets-up and operates high-speed programmable photocopy machines in the reproduction of a wide variety of materials, such as forms, bulletins, charts, graphs, examinations, class materials, and reports.

Adjusts duplicating equipment to the size of the paper, placement of impression, and thickness of paper.

Cleans, adjusts, and performs minor maintenance on reprographic equipment.

Receives, reviews, and completes job orders and follows-up for clarification when needed.

Responds to inquiries from customers regarding status of orders, job costs, and related matters.

Contacts service representatives regarding major repairs and service of reprographic equipment.

Checks materials reproduced for optimal copy clarity and intensity of imprint.

Operates various bindery and finishing equipment such as paper cutters, paper folders, collators, paper joggers, laminators, paper drills, staplers, stitchers, and scanners.

Assists users in the proper operation and use of standard photocopy machines.

Maintains an inventory of paper, toners, staples, and other reprographic supplies.

Orders parts needed to perform minor maintenance on reprographic equipment.

Maintains all production records using a computer terminal or other method.

Consults with customers on such matters as type of paper and colors to be used.

May perform other work of the unit during peak periods or in the absence of staff.

May provide work direction to student employees.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Distinguishing Characteristics

A Reprographic Equipment Operator sets-up, operates, and performs minor maintenance on high-speed programmable photocopiers and other related reprographic equipment.

A Lead Support Services Assistant performs lead duties for a small clerical unit responsible for providing reprographic services and other staff support services such as courier, mail, and telephone services.


General supervision is received from higher-level classified staff. May provide work direction to student employees.

Class Qualifications

Knowledge of:

Operation and care of high-speed programmable photocopiers and other related equipment

Proper operation of binding and finishing equipment

Paper stock and toners used in reproduction work

Customer service techniques for public contact in person, on the phone, and in written communication

Basic record keeping techniques

Capabilities of computer systems, software, and hardware used in assigned area

Skill in:

Operation of reprographic equipment

Ability to:

Set-up and operate high-speed programmable photocopiers and other reprographic equipment

Perform minor maintenance and make adjustments to reprographic equipment

Meet schedules and timelines

Perform work in accordance with specifications on work requests

Maintains accurate records

Accurately estimate quantity of materials needed to complete assignments

Work effectively with administration, faculty, students, and office staff

Make basic arithmetical calculations

Learn general and specialized computer applications

Entrance Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Graduation from high school or its equivalent AND one year of full-time, paid clerical experience preferably including the operation and minor maintenance of high-speed programmable photocopiers and binding and finishing reprographic equipment.  

Physical Requirements:

Ability to stand for long periods of time.

Ability to move and lift loads up to 50 pounds.

Reasonable Accommodations

Our class specification generally describes the duties, responsibilities, and requirements characteristic of the position(s) within this job class. The duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a particular position within this class may vary from the duties of other positions within the class.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Los Angeles Community College District provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with covered disabilities on a case-by-case basis throughout the application, examination, and hiring processes and throughout employment. If an individual is in doubt about his or her ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of a position or possession of any other requirement noted in a class specification or job announcement, he or she should always apply for a position and request reasonable accommodation at the appropriate time.


CLASS: 4770; EST: ; REV: 8/8/2018;