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Painter- (Painter) - HDCS Facilities Maintenance

San Francisco State University
San Francisco

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job no: 536307
Work type: Staff
Location: San Francisco
Categories: Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010, Custodial/Facilities, Temporary, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

*Housing, Dining & Conference Services and Human Resources will not be accepting paper applications for this position.*

Working Title


Positions Available

12 Positions Available

SF State University

San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.

Applicants may visit for more information on SF State's policy prohibiting discrimination, and how to file an online report using the procedures under Executive Order 1096 Revised. Inquiries can be directed to the campus Title IX Coordinator and Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Administrator by calling (415) 338-2032 or emailing

San Francisco State is a 100% Smoke/Vapor-Free Campus. Smoking or Vaping of any tobacco/plant-based substance is not permitted on any University properties.

The person holding this position may be 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 may be a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.


Housing Dining & Conference Services (HDCS)-Facilities Maintenance

Appointment Type

Temporary: Position will begin May 1, 2024 and end on or before August 29, 2024, permanent status cannot be earned in this position.

Time Base

This is a hourly, intermittent, position with an anticipated 40 hour work week.

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday; 7:00am - 3:30pm

Anticipated Hiring Range

$35.05 per hour

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Position Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Supervising Painter, it is the primary responsibility of the Painter to perform a full range of skilled work in the painting, finishing and maintaining of a wide variety of interior and exterior surfaces and structures on the properties managed by Housing, Dining & Conference Services.

Temporary: Position will end on or before August 29, 2024, permanent status cannot be earned in this position.

Position Information

- Prepares surfaces for painting and finishing.

- Applies under coats and finish coats using the full range of application methods including brush, roll, spray and electro-static spray.

- Paints signs and parking lot and roadway markings.

- Inspects completed work for conformance with specifications, requirements and compliance with applicable building and safety codes and regulations.

- Estimates cost, time and materials for painting projects, and inspects related work performed by contractors.

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

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.

Abilities: Must 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; 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.

Experience - These 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.

Preferred Qualifications

Must have a thorough knowledge of refinishing wood floors with at least one- year journey-level experience. Ability to read/write English and perform arithmetic calculations at a level appropriate for the duties of the position. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative work relationships.

- Experience working on single-family apartment complexes.


May be required to work on weekends, some evenings, overtime, call back and/or holidays. Work schedule may change depending upon the needs of the organization. During working hours, must carry/respond to mobile phone provided. Uniform will be provided.

Pre-Employment Requirements

This position requires the successful completion of a background check.

Eligibility to Work

Applicants must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, within three business days from their date of hire.

Additional Information


Thank you for your interest in employment with California State University (CSU). CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California. Because of this, CSU prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California with very limited exception. While this position may be eligible for occasional telework, all work is expected to be performed in the state of California, and this position is assigned to on-campus operations.

CSU strongly encourages faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process are encouraged to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

The Human Resources office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872.

Please note that this position, position requirements, application deadline and/or any other component of this position is subject to change or cancellation at any time.

*Housing, Dining & Conference Services and Human Resources will not be accepting paper applications for this position.*

Advertised: May 03, 2024 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled


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