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Effective: Jul 01, 2023
See Historic and future compensation information for this class
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Additional notes: Appointments to this job class enter at Step 5.
CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Job Code: 7346
Under general supervision, performs skilled painting work on exteriors and interiors of buildings,
structures and equipment; and performs related duties as required.
The 7346 Painter performs journey level painting work through the application of paint materials to
many types of interior and exterior surfaces under general supervision. This class is distinguished
from the 7242 Painter Supervisor I in that the latter is has overall responsibility for supervision and
job planning relative to painting on new construction, maintenance and repair activities.
This class does not supervise but may lead the work of others
This class is supervised by the 7242 Painter Supervisor I and the 7278 Painter Supervisor II
MAJOR, IMPORTANT, AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties
assigned to this job code/class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.
1. Applies paints and other protective or decorative finishes to various exterior or interior of
buildings, including painting and finishing of partitions, window casings, doors, cabinets,
cases and woodwork; paints street equipment, traffic or airfield markings, playground
facilities and other outdoor structures.
2. Prepares surfaces for painting, including erecting and hanging scaffolding; removes all paint
or varnish by scraping or sanding; washes, cleans and patches surfaces and otherwise
prepares surfaces, such as wood, metal, glass, stucco, wallboard, brick, cement, tape and
drywall for painting.
3. Mixes and prepares paints, lacquers, varnishes, shellacs and other preservatives; selects,
blends and matches colors in proper proportions.
4. Assembles, operates various types of painting equipment, including spray guns, pressure
washer, grinder, high reach power and other equipment; cleans and maintains brushes and
other painting equipment; disposes of hazardous materials.
5. Occasionally performs more exacting painting, including lettering and touch-up work.
6. Transports and delivers paint, materials, and various types of painting equipment to the
7. May occasionally plan work programs, including estimating and ordering materials and
equipment required for assigned project.
8. Prepares estimates, work orders and other job related documentation.
IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
The materials, tools and techniques of the painter's trade.
The properties of various types of paint and their applications to a variety of surfaces mixing and
blending of paints and pigments.
Painting safety practices, including the rigging and use of scaffolds.
Methods used in maintaining brushes and equipment.
Basic arithmetic and measurements.
Skills to use:
Tools and materials of the trade.
Mix, match and harmonize colors.
Maintain accurate records and document actions taken.
Operate and maintain equipment.
Follow oral and written instructions.
Use a computer.
Understand the painting assignments as indicated in work orders, including the color, area to be
painted and materials to be used.
Erect and work from scaffolding and high places.
These minimum qualifications are to be used as a guide for establishing the education, training, experience, special
skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Please note, additional qualifications
(i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.
Completion of a recognized painters' apprenticeship program.
Two (2) years of verifiable experience as a journey-level painter which included a combination of
painting exteriors and interiors of buildings, structures equipment, roadways and airfields.
Experience solely in automotive or sign painting does not qualify.
Additional qualifying experience can be substituted for the apprenticeship on a year-for-year
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION
1. Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California's Driver's License.
NATURE OF THE WORK:
Sustained physical effort with considerable standing, bending and occasionally heavy lifting;
working in confined spaces; and intermittent exposure to hazardous heights and poorly
ventilated areas, streets and roadways.
To: 7242 Painter Supervisor I
From: Entrance Examination
ORIGINATION DATE: 05/20/68
AMENDED DATE: 07/01/77, 10/14/11
REASON FOR AMENDMENT To accurately reflect the current tasks, minimum qualifications,
knowledge, skills and abilities defined in the most recent job analysis
conducted for this job code.
BUSINESS UNIT(S): COMMN , SFMTA, SFCCD, SFUSD
Disaster service work
All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.
Historic and future compensation
|Effective (Sched)||Step 1||Step 2||Step 3||Step 4||Step 5|
|Jul 01, 2023 (X)||$42.6125||$44.7500||$46.9875||$49.3250||$51.7750|
|Jul 01, 2022 (W)||$41.5750||$43.6625||$45.8375||$48.1250||$50.5125|
|Jan 08, 2022 (V)||$39.5000||$41.4875||$43.5500||$45.7250||$47.9875|
|Jul 01, 2021 (U)||$39.3000||$41.2750||$43.3375||$45.5000||$47.7500|
|Dec 26, 2020 (T)||$37.9625||$39.8750||$41.8625||$43.9500||$46.1250|
|Jul 01, 2020 (S)||$36.8625||$38.7125||$40.6375||$42.6750||$44.7875|
Historic compensation data is provided in hourly pay.
Sources: San Francisco Open Data Portal: Compensation plan table