Previous Page TOC Next Page

PRINTING MANAGER

Essential Competencies

ENTRY LEVEL

Description: Management, administrative and organization knowledge, skills and abilities to manage a reprographic and printing department.

I. General Technical Skills

A. Administration processes and procedures
B. Interprets guideline standards and procedures
C. Assists personnel in reprographic production and equipment operation
D. Assists with safety and hazardous waste programs
E. Assists with materials and methods
F. Customer service

II. Personal/Interpersonal Skills

A. Team skills

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Basic knowledge of the technical capabilities of various printing, bindery and reprographics equipment.

Basic technical knowledge of microfilming, offset printing, diazo printing, photodrafting composite overlay, pin registration printing, continuous tone, and halftone printing for maps, charts, engineering and architectural drawings to determine capabilities of new equipment.

Knowledge of NPS mission policies, program functions and projects to anticipate printing and reproduction needs.

Knowledge of Government printing office, joint committee on printing regulations to determine when projects should be procured outside the DSC.

Knowledge and ability to develop and write printing, reprographics, microfilm contracts, and blanket purchase orders to comply with federal rules and regulations in the area of printing and procurement.

Basic knowledge of computer operation programs and procedures relating to spreadsheet applications and reports

Knowledge of and ability to analyze the price and cost of the preparation of reprographic printing material and labor.

Knowledge and management of hazardous waste as it relates to generation and disposal of hazardous waste applying E.P.A. rules and regulations and R.C.R.A. drawing standards, copyright law relations to printing, reproduction knowledge of safety regulations, equipment, material safety data sheet. Provide safety training and issues verbal and/or written safety instructions.

DEVELOPMENTAL LEVEL

Description: Management, administrative and organization knowledge, skills and abilities to manage a reprographic and printing department.

I. General Technical Skills

A. Administration processes and procedures
B. Interprets guideline standards and procedures
C. Guides and trains personnel in reprographic production and equipment operation
D. Safety and hazardous waste programs
E. Materials and methods
F. Customer service
G. Administers and serves as technical representative for contracts involving printing, and photography
H. Schedules and coordinates printing and reprographic needs

II. Personal/Interpersonal Skills

A. Team building
B. Presentation skills
C. Problem solving/conflict resolution
D. Project and budget skills
E. Goal setting

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Comprehensive knowledge of the technical capabilities of various printing, bindery and reprographics equipment.

Technical knowledge of microfilming, offset printing, diazo printing, photodrafting composite overlay, pin registration printing, continuous tone, and halftone printing for maps, charts, engineering and architectural drawings to determine capabilities of new equipment.

Knowledge of NPS mission policies, program functions and projects to anticipate printing and reproduction needs.

Knowledge of contracting for printing reprographic and microfilm services and application of Government procurement and contracting regulation to select the appropriation contracting methods and oversee specific contracts.

Knowledge of Government printing office, joint committee on printing regulations to determine when projects should be procured outside the DSC.

Knowledge and ability to develop and write printing, reprographics, microfilm contracts, and blanket purchase orders to comply with federal rules and regulations in the area of printing and procurement.

Skills and knowledge of computer operation programs and procedures relating to spreadsheet applications, reports, and accounting.

Knowledge of and ability to analyze the price and cost of the preparation of reprographic printing material and labor.

Knowledge and management of hazardous waste as it relates to generation and disposal of hazardous waste applying E.P.A. rules and regulations and R.C.R.A. drawing standards, copyright law relations to printing, reproduction knowledge of safety regulations, equipment, material safety data sheet. Provide safety training and issues verbal and/or written safety instructions.

Ability to train/mentor personnel on team in most technical areas

FULL PERFORMANCE LEVEL

Description: Management, administrative and organization knowledge, skills and abilities to manage a reprographic and printing department.

I. General Technical Skills

A. Administration processes and procedures
B. Interprets guideline standards and procedures
C. Guides and trains personnel in reprographic production and equipment operation
D. Safety and hazardous waste programs
E. Materials and methods
F. Customer service
G. Administers and serves as technical representative for contracts involving printing, and photography
H. Schedules and coordinates printing and reprographic needs
I. Formulates, writes and issues printing guidelines for the branch
J. Management responsibilities

II. Personal/Interpersonal Skills

A. Team building
B. Presentation skills
C. Problem solving/conflict resolution
D. Project and budget skills
E. Goal setting

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Comprehensive knowledge of the technical capabilities of various printing, bindery and reprographics equipment.

Technical knowledge of microfilming, offset printing, diazo printing, photodrafting composite overlay, pin registration printing, continuous tone, and halftone printing for maps, charts, engineering and architectural drawings to determine capabilities of new equipment.

Knowledge of NPS mission policies, program functions and projects to anticipate printing and reproduction needs.

Knowledge of contracting for printing reprographic and microfilm services and application of Government procurement and contracting regulation to select the appropriation contracting methods and oversee specific contracts.

Knowledge of Government printing office, joint committee on printing regulations to determine when projects should be procured outside the DSC.

Knowledge and ability to develop and write printing, reprographics, microfilm contracts, and blanket purchase orders to comply with federal rules and regulations in the area of printing and procurement.

Skills and knowledge of computer operation programs and procedures relating to spreadsheet applications, reports, and accounting.

Knowledge of and ability to analyze the price and cost of the preparation of reprographic printing material and labor.

Knowledge and management of hazardous waste as it relates to generation and disposal of hazardous waste applying E.P.A. rules and regulations and R.C.R.A. drawing standards, copyright law relations to printing, reproduction knowledge of safety regulations, equipment, material safety data sheet. Provide safety training and issues verbal and/or written safety instructions.

Ability to train/mentor personnel on team in most technical areas

National Park Service
Training and Development Division
Essential Competencies
r-prntmg.htm

Previous Page TOC Next Page