Stephen F. Austin State University Painter I (Temporary) in Nacogdoches, Texas

Painter I (Temporary)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details. This is a TEMPORARY employment position that will work in the operations division of the Residence Life Department. This position will work April 30, 2018 through August 31, 2018.

This position is NOT benefits eligible.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Painter I (Temporary)

Full Time/Part Time Full Time

FLSA Non-Exempt

General Job Description

Performs skilled work in preparing surfaces for painting and in applying all types of paint to machinery, equipment, furniture, and interiors and exteriors of buildings by brush or spray gun. Customarily works from oral or written instructions. May mix and match colors and paints, in which case colors are usually checked by the foreperson prior to application. Work is inspected in progress and at completion.

Essential Job Functions

(1) Scrapes, sands and tapes surfaces prior to painting. (2) Mixes, matches, and applies paints, varnishes, shellacs, enamels and other finishes. (3) Checks conditions of woodwork, noting need for carpentry repairs. (4) Cleans and cares for brushes, spray guns and other equipment. (5) Erects or rigs scaffolds, covers woodwork and/or moves furniture to protect it from paint. (6) Removes spattered paint when job is completed.

Non-Essential Job Functions

Performs other work related to painting procedures when required, such as taping and floating sheetrock.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

(1) Considerable knowledge of the standard methods, practices, tools, equipment and materials of the painting trade. (2) Considerable knowledge of the proper preparation of surfaces to be painted, of the proper method of mixing and matching all types of paints, and the adaptability of various surface materials. (3) Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the painting trade. (4) Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. (5) Skill in mixing paints and in matching and blending colors. (6) Skill in applying paints and other finishes with brushes and spray machines.

Physical Demands

Physical abilities sufficient to perform assigned duties.

Required Education

Must possess ability to read, write and perform simple computations.

Required Experience and Training

One to two years experience as a painter.

Preferred Qualifications

Special Conditions for Eligibility

This is a security-sensitive position subject to criminal record check. This is a safety-sensitive position subject to drug and alcohol testing. This is an IT-sensitive position subject to SFA’s computer and network security policy.

Min Pay Rate $13.00

Mid Pay Rate

Salary Information Hiring Salary - $13.00/hr

Specific Job Requirements/Duties for this Posting

Must have painting and supervisory experience. This painting will include, but is not limited to, machinery, equipment, furniture and interior/exterior of buildings.

Is Background Check Required? Yes

Benefit and Retirement Eligibility

This position is eligible for participation in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) retirement plan, subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

EEO Statement

Stephen F. Austin State University, an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, creed, color, age, national origin, religion or physical or mental disability as required by law. If, because of an impairment or disability, you need accommodation during any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 936-468-2304.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S2018-110

Candidates Eligible to Apply Open to all qualified applicants

Number of Positions Available 1

Posted Date 04/09/2018

Review Start Date

Close Date 04/23/2018

Work Schedule Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

This is a TEMPORARY employment position that will work in the operations division of the Residence Life Department. This position will work April 30, 2018 through August 31, 2018.

This position is NOT benefits eligible.

Posting Quick Link http://careers.sfasu.edu/postings/2662

Contact Information

Contact Name Leita Moore

Contact Phone (936)468-6602

Contact Email hops@sfasu.edu

Contact Information Applicants will be contacted by the hiring department if selected for an interview If you have specific questions about this job posting, please contact HR at (936) 468-2304.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


  • Which of the following best represents the number of years experience you possess relating directly to the job to which you are applying?

  • Less than one

  • One to two

  • Three to four

  • Five to six

  • Seven to eight

  • Nine or more


  • Do you have supervisory experience?

  • Yes

  • No

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