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Painter - Extended Temporary Employee

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Painter - Extended Temporary Employee
Department Facilities Mgmt-Maint Services (7420)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

Facilities Management is looking to fill Painter ETE positions for our Paint Shop. We are looking for experienced painters who can join our team and assist in a variety of tasks in support of keeping our campus beautiful. Painters at the UofA must have the ability to apply paints and stains to walls, ceilings, equipment, signage, and additional irregular surfaces such as parking lots, streets, and athletic fields.

This is an Extended Temporary Employment (ETE) position. For further details on this type of position at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized on Forbes 2015 list of America’s Best Employers in the United States and has been awarded the 2015 Work-Life Seal of Distinction by the Alliance for Work-Life Progress! For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Applies protective and decorative coats of paint, varnish, lacquer and/or other related materials to interior and exterior surfaces of buildings, furniture, equipment and other structures.
  • Washes, scrapes, sands, torches and/or smoothes interior and exterior surfaces prior to painting, varnishing, lacquering or applying other related materials.
  • Cleans equipment, paint mixing area and work area.
  • Operates compressors, striping machines, sandblasters, spray equipment and other small power equipment.
  • Installs, repairs and maintains drywall, wall texturing and ceiling acoustic texturing.
  • Operates Heavy Equipment including scissor lifts, boom lifts and swing stages to heights of 80 feet.
  • Erects various types of scaffolding, staging, ladders and planks to reach surfaces work area.
  • Applies paints, stains, surface preparatory materials and undercoating materials to a variety of surfaces, as appropriate according to Material Safety Data Sheets within established hazardous materials guidelines.
  • Determines appropriate color for new or replacement applications through consultation with customer.
  • Maintains existing paint surfaces through matching and tinting of appropriate paint products.
  • Prepares and implements line striping layouts for streets, parking lots and athletic fields according to ADOT and the various Athletic requirements.
  • Identifies, safely handles and appropriately disposes of paints, stains, preparatory and undercoating materials and other hazardous materials.
  • Creates and applies graphics and signage layouts according to ADOT, Safety and ADA requirements to meet state and federal regulations.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Knowledge of the tools, equipment, materials and application techniques common to the painting trade.
Knowledge and skill in hazardous materials handling, application and disposal.
Knowledge of text and display requirements for signage applications.
Skill in the preparation and application of paints, stains and surface preparation materials to a wide variety of surfaces.
Ability to effectively communicate.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Possession of a valid Arizona driver’s license upon employment.
  • At least 2 years of licensed driving experience.

Please see Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications below.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Completion of a three year federally approved technical training program in painting; OR, six years of painting experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Trades and Maintenance
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $17.00 - $19.00
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S24483
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Facilities Management Human Resources

Open Date 02/14/2018
Review Start Date 02/26/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Internal Postings
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Have you completed a three year federally approved technical training program in painting; OR, do you have six years of painting experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Will you possess a valid driver’s license upon employment with at least two years of licensed driving experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents