Colorado State Print & Mail Operator in Denver, Colorado

Print & Mail Operator



Print & Mail Operator


$2,717.00 - $3,290.00 Monthly


Denver, CO

Job Type

Full Time


Department of Personnel & Administration

Job Number



8/17/2018 5:00 PM Mountain

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Department Information

Who we are:

This position is open only to Colorado state residents.

The Department of Personnel & Administration (DPA) provides the infrastructure by which the rest of state government operates. The programs and services provided by DPA are vitally important to the efficient and effective operation of state government. Due to the nature of the Department's business, service to customers is the Department's driving force. The Department's customer base is three fold: DPA serves state agencies, state employees, and the public.

Our values are:

Integrity - Being honest and fair in our work and relationships

Teamwork - Collaborating with and empowering each other to achieve success

Responsiveness - Engaging and following through in a way that promotes respect, energy, creativity, and adaptability

Transparency - Operating with accountability, clarity, and ethics in a way that builds and sustains trust

Service - Being helpful, useful, timely, and efficient in our actions, results, and communications

If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference and build greater public confidence in good government, consider joining the dedicated people of the State of Colorado. Our professionals strive to support state government and the citizens of Colorado. Customer service is a key component for every position in state government as is the focus on ideas and ways to redesign the delivery of services in making state government more:

  • Effective. Measure every aspect of government to be sure it's doing what it's supposed to do and to look at outcomes to judge whether our programs are successful.

  • Efficient. Deliver services in ways that are timely and effective including identifying waste and duplication and measure for efficiency.

  • Elegant. Deliver state services in a way that elevates both the state employee and the person receiving state services.

In addition to a great location and rewarding meaningful work, we offer:

  • Excellent work-life programs, such as training opportunities and more

  • Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including PERA Defined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan plus 401K and 457 plans

  • Medical and dental health plans

  • Paid basic life insurance

  • Short and optional long-term disability coverage

  • 10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave

  • Discounted RTD Eco-pass

Description of Job

This position is a member of the production staff in a 24x7 print and mail operation. Each of the three shifts has one designated working Shift Lead and at least one of the following: Inserter operators, mail sorting operators, bindery and print staff, metering and package handling staff.

  • This position is hired based on experience in a specific production discipline in mail or print operations related to those services provided by Integrated Document Solutions. This position will be expected to cross-train to learn how to operate a variety of print and mail production equipment and perform associated tasks.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in all areas of equipment operation and job processing while meeting or exceeding established production standards.

  • Operate high speed scanning equipment. Operate Continuous feed full color inkjet press including all finishing attachments. Operate high speed laser printing equipment both monochrome/MICR and color to reproduce printed work.

  • Position programs the inkjet press and digital equipment via computer to complete jobs according to the specifications on the request.

  • Operate, set up and maintain a variety of high speed mail intelligent inserting equipment, metering equipment, and high speed mail sorter.

  • Operate bindery equipment including cutter, MBO folder, Bourg collator, etc.

  • Perform necessary quality control duties on all IDS production equipment to include but not limited to the continuous feed inkjet press, digital presses, bindery and mail processing functions; to ensure the best output of each job.

  • Perform quality assurance checks on printed material being processed to ensure that jobs are completed to customer satisfaction and meeting the IDS Print and Mail Operations quality standards. These checks include assessing the print quality, validating customer specifications.

  • Uses the production tracking system IDS Denver Enterprise32 to manage all jobs, downtime and production guidelines, including activity reporting for production volumes. Enters all required data for waste tracking, production standards and billing purposes.

  • Fully documents machine maintenance and services calls placed.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

Only your on-line application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications and/or substitutions. "See Resume" will not be accepted. You may attach a resume and cover letter to your on-line application.

Part of, or the entire comparative analysis for this position, may involve a review of the information you submit in your on-line application, resume and/or cover letter. Therefore, it is paramount that in the experience portion of your on-line application you describe the extent to which you possess the education, experience outlined in the job announcement as well as the preferred qualifications. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions may affect the assessment of your submittal and prevent you from competing in subsequent measures used to arrive at a top group of applicants. Candidates may also be required to pass a pre-employment test as part of the comparative analysis process in order to move on to the next step in the process.

Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications

One year of production equipment operating experience with continuous feed ink jet printing, high speed digital printing and operating bindery equipment OR one year of production equipment operating experience operating an automated high speed inserter, automated high speed envelope sorter and metering equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience operating both mail and print production equipment.

  • Experience with Ricoh IP5000 ink jet machines and Ricoh or Kodak Digimaster 125EX.

  • Experience in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong problem solving skills.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude.

Conditions of Employment

1) A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted as part of the selection process. Felony convictions or conviction of crimes of moral turpitude or convictions of misdemeanors related to job duties may disqualify you from being considered for this position. Should your background check reveal any charges or convictions, it is your responsibility to provide the Department of Personnel & Administration's Human Resources Unit with an official disposition of any charges.

2) Must be able to work 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift including holidays and overtime.

3) Must be able to exert in excess of 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and in excess of 50 lbs. of force frequently, and in excess of 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.


If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.

Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.

Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at

A standard appeal form is available at: If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.