Salary: $18.51-$22.60 hourly / $3,219-$3,930 monthly / Range:
DEFINITION: Under direction, performs skilled painting of
buildings, furniture, and facilities; performs other skilled and
semi-skilled building maintenance and repair duties; and performs
related duties as required.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This class is distinguished from the
Building Maintenance Worker series by its emphasis on skilled
painting. However, incumbents in this class may routinely perform
building maintenance and repair duties not related to painting, such
as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, masonry, cement work, heating,
welding, and roofing.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
1. Mixes and matches paint; prepares surfaces for painting by
scraping, burning, sanding, and filling nail holes and cracks; rigs
scaffolding; applies paint with brush, roller, and spray equipment;
uses paint, varnishes, enamels, and stains for building interiors
and exteriors, furniture, concrete, and other materials; cleans
brushes and other equipment used; may do simple lettering and sign
2. May perform a variety of building maintenance and repair duties,
such as: building and installing cabinets and shelves, repairing
furniture, replacing switches, repairing faucets, and pouring and
3. Estimates time and materials needed and records time and
materials used; depending on assignment, may regularly supervise
1. One year of skilled painting experience; or,
2. two years of experience performing duties equivalent to the class
of Building Maintenance Worker II with Santa Barbara County that
included skilled painting work; or,
3. a combination of training, education, and experience that is
equivalent to one of the employment standards listed above and that
provides the required knowledge and abilities.
Additional Qualifications: Possession of a valid California Class C
Driver's License may be required.
Knowledge of: tools and methods of painting; rigging and
scaffolding; repair methods and maintenance practices for
structures, furnishings, and equipment; arithmetic sufficient to
calculate time, labor, and quantities of materials needed; work
Ability to: mix and match paint and select harmonizing colors; work
with limited supervision; follow oral and written instructions;
establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;
plan, organize, assign, and review work; explain and demonstrate
painting methods to others.
Supplemental Information: Incumbents in this classification may be
exposed to a variety of hazardous and/or unpleasant working
conditions, including: working in correctional facilities (i.e.
County jail), working at heights, and exposure to chemicals.
Performing the essential functions of this classification requires
various types of physical exertion, such as prolonged reaching,
bending, kneeling, and lifting.
Depending on assignment, appointees to some positions in this class
will be required to undergo a background investigation and polygraph