Bindery Operator

St. Joseph Indian School   Chamberlain, SD   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on May 18, 2023

Summary of Position

The Bindery Operator is responsible for assisting in all post-press operations.  This is a nonexempt position.


Reports to the Tipi Press Printing Manager


  1. Operates all bindery equipment.
  2. Assists in handling of delivered printed materials.
  3. Assists with regular maintenance of equipment.
  4. Records and maintains file of completed jobs.
  5. Attends meetings, workshops and seminars that concern Tipi Press Printing.
  6. Works as a team member with the staff at Tipi Press Printing to produce a quality product.
  7. Performs other responsibilities as assigned by the Tipi Press Printing Manager


  • High School diploma
  • Experience helpful but not needed ( hands on training provided)
  • Mechanical Ability

Physical Demands

  • Frequently lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing 25 to 45 lbs. 
  • Frequently pulls or pushes carts weighing up to 750lbs.
  • Regularly bends, stoops, and crouches.
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods. 
  • Uses the abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly over time without becoming fatigued. 
  • Uses both hands and wrists repetitively for prolonged periods.
  • Ear plugs are required in certain areas and provided due to the loud work environment.