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Company: Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Prescott
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:







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

Travel Required

25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Job family (Series)

4102 Painting




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 onboarding process


To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 04/19/2021.

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 supervision

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 more.

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 outlying facilities.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Keywords: Department of Veterans Affairs, Prescott , Painter, Other , Prescott, Arizona

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