Painter - City and County of San Francisco - Multiple Departments Citywide - (7346) (T00085)
Published: September 18, 2023
Accepting applications until: September 21, 2023
Contact:Anna Kaminska - email@example.com
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Amended August 23, 2023 to reflect a change to COVID-19 vaccination requirements. As of August 23, 2023, the City and County of San Francisco rescinded the requirement to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Candidates who have previously applied do not need to re-apply.
The City and County of San Francisco has Painter vacancies at various departments
San Francisco is a vibrant and dynamic city, on the forefront of economic growth &
innovation, urban development, arts & entertainment, as well as social issues & change.
This rich tapestry of culture and ideas is sustained by our City's commitment to heighten
the quality of life for San Franciscans and residents of the greater Bay Area. Our employees
play an important role not only in making our City what it is today, but also in shaping the
future of San Francisco.
Application Opening: September 8, 2023
Deadline to Apply: September 21, 2023
Recruitment ID: T00085/REF307361
Compensation Range: $94,458 to $114,790 Yearly 7346-Painter | City and County of San Francisco (sf.gov)
Under general supervision, performs skilled painting work on exteriors and interiors of buildings, structures and equipment; and performs related duties as required.
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.
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
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.
NATURE of 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.
How to qualify
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.
License and certification
Possession of a valid Class C Driver License (must possess a California Class C Driver License at the time of appointment)
Additional qualifying experience can be substituted for the apprenticeship on a year for year basis.
1. Some positions may require the following Special Condition: six (6) months verifiable
experience in painting Airfields, highways and/or roadways governed by Federal Laws
2. Some positions may require the ability to maintain a California Lead Worker
Certification. Failure to do so may result in suspension or termination of employment.
3. Applicants selected for employment must be insurable and maintain insurability under
the department’s automobile liability insurance policy. Failure to do so may result in
suspension or termination of employment.
Verification: Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at https://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements
Notes: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.
All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
One year of full-time employment is equivalent to 2000 hours. (2000 hours of qualifying work experience is based on a 40-hour work week.) Any overtime hours that you work above forty (40) hours per week are not included in the automatic calculation to determine full-time employment.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City and County of San Francisco application.
Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.
SELECTION PROCEDURE: After application submission, candidates deemed qualified must complete all subsequent steps to advance in this selection process, which includes the following:
Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire (MQSQ): Candidates will be required to complete a MQSQ as part of the employment application. This MQSQ is designed to obtain specific information regarding an applicant's experience in relation to the Minimum Qualifications (MQ) for this position. The MQSQ will be used to evaluate if the applicant possesses the required minimum qualifications.
Written Multiple-Choice Examination (Weight: 100%): Candidates deemed eligible and admitted to the examination process will be administered a written multiple-choice test designed to measure knowledge, skills and/or abilities in job-related areas which may include but is not limited to; Knowledge of the practices, procedures, and techniques of the painter's trade; knowledge related to the operation and maintenance of the tools, equipment and materials of the trade; 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; basic arithmetic and measurements; ability to mix, match and harmonize colors; maintain accurate records and document actions taken; follow and understand written instructions; ability to use a computer; human relations ability.
This is a standardized examination and, therefore, test questions and test answers are not available for public inspection or review.
Eligible List/Score Report: A confidential eligible list of qualifying candidates will be created and used for certification purposes only. A score report will be established, so applicants can view the ranks, final scores and number of eligible candidates. Applicant information, including names of applicants on the eligible list, shall not be made public unless required by law. However, an eligible list shall be made available for public inspection upon request once the eligible list is exhausted or expired and referrals resolved. The eligible list/score report resulting from this selection process is subject to change after adoption (e.g., as a result of appeals), as directed by the Human Resources Director or the Civil Service Commission.
The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be 12 months and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director
To find Departments which use this classification, please see Position-Counts-by-Job-Codes-and-Department-FY-2022-23.pdf (sfdhr.org)
What else should I know?
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Security Clearance:
Candidates for employment with the San Francisco Airport Commission are required to undergo a criminal history record check, including FBI fingerprints, and Security Threat Assessment in order to determine eligibility for security clearance and may be required to undergo drug/alcohol screening. Per Civil Service Commission Rule Section 110.9.1, every applicant for an examination must possess and maintain the qualifications required by law and by the examination announcement for the examination. Failure to obtain and maintain security clearance may be basis for termination from employment with the Airport Commission.
This position requires that the incumbent be qualified for unescorted access to the San Francisco International Airport U.S. Customs Security Area. An application for a U.S. Customs Access Seal may be submitted to Customs ONLY after employment has commenced. Employment in this position requires that the incumbent submit an application for, successfully acquire and maintain a Customs Access Seal. Per Civil Service Commission Rule 110.9.1, every applicant must possess and maintain the qualifications required by law and by the examination announcement for this examination. Failure to acquire or maintain customs access, a requirement for this position, may be basis for termination from employment with the Airport Commission. Customs Access Seal requirements and procedures are located in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 19, Part 122, Sections 181 or 189.
Medical Examination: Medical Examination: Prior to appointment, candidates must successfully pass a medical examination to determine his/her ability to perform the essential functions of the job and/or the ability to meet the physical minimum requirements.
Candidates for employment with the San Francisco Port Commission are required to be qualified for unescorted access to the Port’s Maritime Transportation System (MTS). An application for a TWIC card may be submitted after employment has commenced. Employment in this position requires that the incumbent undergo a criminal history check, immigration check and terrorist threat assessment, including FBI fingerprints, in order to determine eligibility for security clearance. The incumbent must submit an application for, successfully acquire and maintain a TWIC card. Per Civil Service Rule 110.9.1, every applicant must possess and maintain the qualifications required by law and by the announcement for this examination. Failure to acquire or maintain a TWIC card, a requirement for this position, may be basis for termination from employment with the Port Commission. Note: TWIC requirements and procedures are located in
the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, 49 U.S.C. 114, 40113, and 49 U.S.C. 5103a.
Drug Testing Requirement: Applicants for positions in this classification who are not
currently employed by the City and County of San Francisco in a safety-sensitive position
represented by (Painters, San Francisco City Workers United), are required to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. All employees in this classification may also be
subject to drug and alcohol testing upon reasonable suspicion or after a work-related
accident. Applicants with a positive result from a pre-employment drug test will be restricted from hiring in safety-sensitive positions for six months after the date of the
positive test. To find Departments which use this classification, please
Terms of Announcement and Appeal Rights: Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. [Note: The correction of clerical errors in an announcement may be posted on the Department of Human Resources website at Careers at City and County of San Francisco (smartrecruiters.com)] The terms of this announcement may be appealed under Civil Service Rule 110.4. Such appeals must be submitted in writing to the Department of
Human Resources, 1 S Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103-5413 by close of business on the 5th business day following the issuance date of this examination
announcement. Information concerning other Civil Service Commission Rules involving
announcements, applications and examination policies, including applicant appeal rights,
can be found on the Civil Service Commission website at https://sf.gov/resource/2022/rules-apply-most-city-employees-civil-service-commission-vol-i.
Additional Information Regarding Employment with the City and County of San Francisco:
- Information About The Hiring Process
- Conviction History
- Employee Benefits Overview
- Equal Employment Opportunity
- Disaster Service Worker
- ADA Accommodation
- Veterans Preference
- Right to Work
- Copies of Application Documents
- Diversity Statement
How to Apply: Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process.
1. Visit Careers with Purpose | City and County of San Francisco (sf.gov)
2. Type "7346" in to the "Search by class or keyword" field.
3. Click the link to open the Job Announcement.
4. Select the “Apply Now” button and follow instructions on the screen.
Applicants may be contacted by email about this recruitment and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@careers.sf.gov, @sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org, @famsf.org, @ccsf.edu, @smartalerts.info, and @smartrecruiters.com).
Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.
Exam Analyst Information: If you have any questions regarding the Exam Process, please contact the exam analyst, Anna.Kaminska@sfmta.com.
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The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.