Can I import a roster for employees working different shifts each month?

Yes, Jarrison Time has a feature called the Day Schedule which can be used to assign shifts to any employee or group of employees for specific dates. It is most useful for employees who often change shifts without any set pattern. To import a roster using information from another system, a template file will need […]

How to Do a Bulk Upload of Employee Documents into Jarrison Time

This article looks at how upload multiple documents for one or many employees in Jarrison Time. This feature works by having all files that should be associated with an employee named per employee number, and placed in a single folder. e.g. if the employee number is “GUY001” an import file would be named “GUY001.doc” 1) […]

How to install the Jarrison Time Amatec interface


This article provides a guide for installing the Amatec interface. This interface is required for communication between Jarrison Time and Amatec devices. 1) Begin by downloading the JT Amatec interface from 2) Extract the zip file and then double-click the setup file. 3) Follow the installation steps by clicking Next on each screen. 4) In […]

Understanding clocking identifiers in Daily Details

In the Daily Details window of Jarrison Time, clockings are identified and marked by the system to display important information about the clocking. Below are explanations of what the various markings indicate. Daily Details can be accessed via the icon on the toolbar, or from View > Daily Details * – In the Original column […]

How to view employees from specific departments only (filtering)

This article will describe how to use an employee field to determine which employees are populating the employee list. In Jarrison Time this is known as filtering. A filter is created by selecting one or more field criteria, and then applied by loading the filter. To create a new filter follow the below steps. In […]

How to setup Jarrison Time to send email notifications of Offline Devices

Jarrison Time has a notification feature to notify email recipients of devices going offline or coming online. The below steps describe how to set this up. Please note that the system should already be configured for SMTP in order for notification emails to be sent. 1) Go to Setup > System Configuration > Notifications tab […]

Can users be restricted to specific adjustments?

In Jarrison Time users can be restricted to specific adjustments via Adjustment Groups. These groups enable selected adjustments to be grouped together and assigned to users, limiting specific users to only use specific adjustments. 1) The option to use Adjustment Groups is enabled from Setup > System Configuration > Import Clockings tab. 2) Then go […]

Overtime Pre-Authorization

This feature allows for overtime to be authorized ahead of time. Once enabled from System Configuration, the Pre-Authorization window is accessed from the Action menu. The window is similar to the Day Schedule, presenting all employees selected in the list. To apply pre-authorized overtime, select the amount of OT to be applied from the bottom […]

Can Jarrison Time have various overtime categories?

Time categories are typically the means of tracking time for individuals. Jarrison Time will have existing time categories in place. Any additional time categories needed can be created from the Time Categories configuration window reached from Setup on the menu bar. From Time Categories screen time categories can be added, removed, or renamed as needed. […]

Engine Not Running according to JT users

This issue will be presented as a user noting that the Device Action Monitor is displaying a message advising “Engine not Running”, however when the Engine machine is checked the Engine service is found running normally. This Device Action Monitor message can occur as a result of misaligned computer times. To resolve the issue check […]