Seaside, California
Apr 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution




This is a pool recruitment for On-Call Temporary positions through September 30, 2018. Apply Today!

Initial Priority Screening Date is: April 22, 2018


Under the general supervision of the Associate Director of Facilities Services & Operations and the daily work direction of the lead Painter, the Facilities Painter is responsible for performing a full range of skilled journey-level work in painting, finishing and maintaining a wide variety of interior and exterior surfaces and structures to ensure a clean, safe and attractive learning environment.  Position makes decisions based upon sound maintenance practices.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1.  Journey-level Paint Work – Prepares surfaces for painting and finishing to include repair or replacement of drywall and ceiling tiles; Performs minor associated maintenance such as replacement of baseboards, light covers, emergency exit signs, light and outlet switch plates. Applies undercoats and finish coats using the full range of application methods including brush, roll, and spray; mixes and matches paints and finishes; performs sand and water blasting; erects scaffolding and/or staging for painting projects; paints signs and parking lot/roadway markings; advises in the selection and storage of painting materials; inspects completed work for conformance with specifications, requirements and compliance with applicable building and safety codes and regulations; inspects related work performed by contractors; estimates cost, time and materials for painting projects; participates in the maintenance and operations of a paint shop; cleans and maintains painting and finishing materials, tools, and equipment used in the performance of duties; performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures; maintains a safe and clean work environment.  Work may involve exposure to hazardous materials such as paint thinners, lead and asbestos.  Performs preventative maintenance per shop schedule.  Responds to graffiti calls within 24 hours and, if immediate repair is not possible, apply temporary fix.
  2. Safety and Training – Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures; including lead abatement, if certified. Maintains a safe and clean work environment.
  3. Shop, Tool and Equipment Maintenance – Operates power tools and shop equipment including tint machine, shaker, grinder, power air sander shop vacuum, portable generator and manlift.
  4. General Guidelines – Maximizes productivity through use of appropriate tools.  Provides feedback to the Supervising Painter, when requested, on strategies to efficiently utilize resources to create a timely and efficient workflow.  Adheres to guidelines that support the functions of the unit.  Contributes, participates and functions within a team environment.  Acts with consideration towards others when working in their areas while operating equipment, tools and vehicles, etc.  Communicates and conducts oneself in a professional manner at all times to properly represent yourself, your team (Shop/FS&O Division/ University).  Contributes, participates, and functions in a team environment.  Communicates and conducts self in professional manner at all times.
  5. Other Functions:  Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.


Knowledge: Work requires thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the painting trade including painting, finishing, drywall, and paperhanging; and a thorough knowledge of the applicable state codes and regulations, including the Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety of the State of California.

Ability to: be able to apply paints and finishes neatly and accurately; mix paints and finishes and match colors; erect and work from scaffolds, rigging and ladders; select the most appropriate materials; read, interpret and work from blueprints, plans, drawings, and specifications; make rough sketches; estimate cost, time and materials of painting work; maintain records and retrieve data using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems; prepare standard reports; provide instruction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants in an effective and professional manner; analyze and respond appropriately to emergency situations; read and write at a level appropriate to the position; and perform arithmetic calculations as required by the position. Incumbents may be required to possess a California Driver’s License valid for the operation of any vehicle or equipment they are required to operate.


The abilities normally would be acquired through any combination of progressively responsible training and experience which demonstrates achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through completion of a standard painter’s apprenticeship program.


2 years of journey-level experience as a painter


A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with CSUMB.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.


The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083  as a condition of employment.


This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.


This position has been designated as a sensitive position with responsibility for the care, safety and security of people (including children and minors), animals and CSU property; responsibility or access/possession of building master or sub-master keys for building access; and access to controlled or hazardous substances.


This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority, will be required to participate in annual training, and to immediately forward to the Clery Compliance Officer all reports of Clery Act crimes brought to their attention.


Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the University's liability coverage.


May require occasional evenings and/or weekend work.



Required to work indoors and outdoors in University buildings and grounds year-round, including inclement weather.  May include working in the presence of loud noise, vibration, dark and/or confined spaces, moving mechanical parts, automobile exhaust, dust, chemical, and paint fumes.  Required to work in high, precarious places.  Work may involve the risk of being exposed to fire and electrical shock.  Position required full range of motion, and a variety of movements necessary to perform strenuous manual labor, including but not limited to lifting and moving moderate sized equipment up to 10 to 50 pounds (moving up to 100 pounds is required rarely).  Position requires bending, climbing, reaching, moving heavy objects and equipment, and applying force. Standard vision requirements with/without corrective aides: Close (clear vision at 20 inches or less); Distance (clear vision at 20 feet or more); Color (ability to identify and distinguish colors); Peripheral; Depth Perception; Ability to adjust focus. Work may involve exposure to hazardous materials such as paint thinners, lead and asbestos. 


Anticipated salary is $28.29 per hour.  For salary range info see:  CSU Salary Schedule.  CSUMB offers an attractive employee benefits package, CSU Benefits R06.  The University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing, Employee Housing.


Week of November 27, 2017    On-Campus Interviews   


For full consideration, submit the required documents by 5:00 p.m. on the priority screen date listed above.  For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389.  For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura and Antle Family Memorial Library (map). 

CSU Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to:  Age, Disability, Race or Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Genetic Information, Veteran or Military Status.

All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.




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