Painter Pool

California State University, Monterey Bay
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 01, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Painter Pool

Classification: Painter
Department Name: Facilities Svcs & Operations
Job Number: MB2020-SA2652
Status: This is an open and continuous pool recruitment for On-Call Limited Hourly positions. Open and Continuous/Pool Recruitment. Initial applications wlll be screened on Thursday, December 10, 2020.
Priority Screening Date:
Recruitment Status: Open and Continuous/Pool Recruitment. Initial applications wlll be screened on Thursday, December 10, 2020.

Position Description:
Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (WWW.CSUMB.EDU) is a comprehensive, mid-sized four-year university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives by emphasizing project-based learning, requiring service learning, and promoting multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond the campus community. CSUMB is both an MSI and HSI and has a vibrant, diverse student body of nearly 7000 students and growing. Our faculty and staff, many of whom live in campus housing, appreciate living and working about one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, we offer excellent benefits, including housing, and competitive salaries for our faculty and staff. During our 25th Silver Anniversary Celebration in 2019-20, we will complete two major building projects: the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Student Union. By 2030, CSUMB's sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral.


Under the general supervision of the Associate Director of Facilities Maintenance & 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:
  • 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.
  • Safety and Training - Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures; including lead abatement, if certified. Maintains a safe and clean work environment.
  • 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.
  • General Guidelines - Maximizes productivity through use of appropriate tools. Provides feedback to the Lead 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.

  • Other Functions:

    Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    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.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    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.

    Specialized Skills:

    Preferred Qualifications:
    2 years of journey-level experience as a painter.

    Special Conditions of Employment:
    • All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check)
    • 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.
    • 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 during inclement weather. Includes 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 elevated, precarious places. Work involves risk of being exposed to fire, electrical shock, and hazardous materials, such as, paint thinners, lead and asbestos.

      Position requires 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 50 pounds (moving up to 100 pounds is required rarely). Position requires bending, climbing, reaching, moving heavy objects and equipment, and applying force. Requires use of a video display terminal. 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.

      Compensation and Benefits:
    • Type of Appointment: On-Call Limited Hourly
    • Collective Bargaining Unit: Teamsters Local 2010
    • Anticipated Campus Hiring Salary: $31.17 hourly
    • CSU Salary Range
    • FLSA Status: Non Exempt

    Employees who are not initially eligible upon hire date for CalPERS retirement membership are required to participate in the CSU Part-time/Seasonal/Temporary (PST) Retirement Plan in lieu of Social Security. Employees enrolled in this program contribute 7.5% of their gross wages, on a pre-tax basis, to a retirement account that is available after separation of employment.

    CSUMB offers health or FlexCash benefits to employees in eligible positions under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). There may be other benefits available dependent on appointment type. Please refer to the CSU Voluntary Benefits Plans.

    How to Apply:
    To apply, visit

    For full consideration, applicants must complete the required online application prior to the priority screen date found at Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned.

    CSUMB is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions.

    Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting University Personnel at (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura and Antle Family Memorial Library (map). All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.


    CSUMB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States and is an E-Verify employer. In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State University, Monterey Bay Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at:

    CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.


    CSUMB is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or disability.


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