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Hillsborough County Government

$11.96-$18.99 Hourly / $2,073.07-$3,291.60 Monthly / $24,876.80-$39,499.20 Yearly

$11.90-$18.88 Hourly / $2,062.67-$3,272.53 Monthly / $24,752.00-$39,270.40 Yearly


Performs painting preparation and skilled painting duties.


Completion of the tenth grade; and

Two years of experience painting building exteriors and interiors, furniture or equipment.

Or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Working knowledge of painting tools and equipment and their proper use and cleaning and maintenance.
  • Working knowledge of painting methods and techniques.
  • Working knowledge of paint and allied products.
  • Working knowledge of high pressure washers and sandblasters.
  • Skill in the use and maintenance of paint spray equipment.
  • Skill in the use and maintenance of pressure washers and sandblasters.
  • Ability to transport, carry, assemble, and climb ladders and scaffolding.
  • Ability to measure and apply paint and markings correctly.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to follow established procedures.
  • Ability to supervise or act as lead worker.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to work in high places.
  • Ability to adapt to various work environments.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
  • Prepares and cleans surfaces for painting by using sandpaper, burners, scrapers, sanding machines, dusters, and paint removers.
  • Caulks and patches exterior and interior surfaces of equipment, buildings and other facilities.
  • Mixes paints and allied products.
  • Applies waterproofing or sealer materials to exterior of buildings.
  • Applies undercoats and finished coats of paint to the exterior and interior of buildings, furniture, and other structures by means of brush, roller, or spray equipment.
  • Applies texture coatings to walls and industrial coatings to buildings.
  • Pressure washes building exteriors.
  • Prepares and strips parking lots.
  • Erects, uses and removes portable mechanical scaffolding, bucket trucks and ladders.
  • Cleans brushes, containers, spray guns, and other related equipment.
  • Applies glazing, hangs paper and repairs plaster, drywall and wood surfaces.
  • Refinishes woodwork and doors.
  • May instruct and lead lower level workers.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: PAINTRAFSG; EST: 7/29/1996; REV: 3/12/2012;
CLASS: PAINTRGENG; EST: 7/29/1996; REV: 3/12/2012;