Computer Data Entry Recorder, CDER

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Incident Positions
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Functional Area: 
Coordination & Support
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  • Enters and retrieves information through a computer connected to a remote terminal.
  • Sets up or modifies run stream instructions according to prepared program specifications.
  • Reviews output to ensure data is as requested, print is clear, and other specifications are satisfied.
  • Detects errors such as typos and makes corrections.

Position Knowledge and/or Requirements (from FS 5109.17):

  • Demonstrated skills include proficiency in the use of word processing, database applications and communication software as well as experience working in a Windows environment.
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