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Senior Painter (#SRPTRAFSI) AFSI
$13.45-$21.36 Hourly / $2,331.33-$3,702.40 Monthly / $27,976.00-$44,428.80 Yearly

Senior Painter (#SRPTRGENI) GENI
$13.38-$21.25 Hourly / $2,319.20-$3,683.33 Monthly / $27,830.40-$44,200.00 Yearly


Performs journeyman level painter duties.


Completion of tenth grade; and

Four years of experience in painting building exteriors and interiors, furniture or equipment; and

One year of experience with job bidding, estimating and work scheduling; and

One year serving as a lead worker. 

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.


  • Considerable knowledge of the methods, equipment and materials used in a wide variety of finishing and painting operations.
  • Considerable knowledge of the safe and efficient use of materials and equipment in the painting trade.
  • Working knowledge of the characteristics of materials and surfaces.
  • Skill in the use and maintenance of painting equipment.
  • Skill in developing cost estimates for painting projects.
  • Ability to transport, carry, assemble and climb ladders and scaffolding.
  • Ability to work from specifications or visual observation.
  • Ability to follow established procedures.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to work in high places.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.
  • 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.
  • Paints surfaces applying finishing coats which may involve delicate color matching, handmixing, and spray finishing.
  • Develops cost estimates and plans for major projects.
  • May supervise a crew of painters.
  • Applies texture coatings to walls and buildings, and industrial coatings to equipment.
  • Pressure washes building exteriors.
  • Prepares and stripes parking lots.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: SRPTRAFSI; EST: 7/29/1996; REV: 3/12/2012;
CLASS: SRPTRGENI; EST: 7/29/1996; REV: 3/12/2012;