The position is located at the Department of Veterans Affairs
(VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA), at the Prescott VA
Medical Center (VAMC) in the Facilities and Engineering Service.
The primary purpose is to perform the duties of a journeyman level
painter such as painting wood, metal, equipment, interiors, and
exteriors of buildings and other structures, using brushes,
rollers, and spray equipment.
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Included but not limited to:
Surface Preparation and Priming
Prepares surfaces by filling in holes with spackle, drywall
compound, or wood filler. Installs protective barriers i.e. plastic
wall partitions with zippered entrance way to protect patients and
staff from dust, paint splattering, and odors when needed. Sands
rough or uneven surfaces and repairs to ensure a level surface.
Scarifies glossy or slick surfaces by sanding to provide a surface
which paint will adhere to.
Applies Coatings, Special Finishes, and Final Top
Determines which materials and coatings are necessary to achieve
customer's needs. Applies a wide variety of coatings to achieve
both common and special finishes to include marbling, graining, or
stippling. Ensures results are satisfactory with regards to being
correct color, texture, blemish free, and of enough thickness to
enhance finish durability.
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00A-4:30P
Position Description Title/PD#: Painter/PD12537A
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this
Job family (Series)
Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job Designated
and/or random drug testing may be required Selective Service
Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959 You may be
required to serve a probationary period Subject to a
background/security investigation Pre-employment physical required
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all
requirements by the closing date of this announcement,
EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not
required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of
sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this
position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge,
skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be
supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume.
Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage
System Qualification Standards.
SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated
against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as
question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who
appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification
requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are
rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are
then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements:
Dexterity and Safety Interpret Instructions, Specifications
(other than blueprint reading) Materials Technical Practices Use
and Maintain Tools and Equipment Without more than normal
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including
volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace
Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional;
philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and
skills and can provide valuable training and experience that
translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for
all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of
work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis
of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants
wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly
the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position
and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: Work is often
performed from ladders, scaffolds, and lifts. Extended standing,
stooping, bending, kneeling, and working in uncomfortable positions
are often required. Continually handles objects weighing up to 10
pounds and occasionally handles objects weighing 60 pounds or
Working Conditions: Works inside and outside, sometimes in
inclement weather. Is frequently exposed to paint spray, fumes,
dust, and other irritants. May experience discomfort while wearing
respirator. Is subject to cuts, bruises, and repetitive motion
injuries. May be required to travel up to 10% of the time to
This job does not have an education qualification