Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   Painter Senior

County:   Shawnee

Req. No:   188176

Agency Name:   Department of Administration

Posting Type:   External  --> Click here for Definition of Posting Type

Applications accepted through:    ,

Job Description:

This position works on the Construction and Design Crew for the State Buildings in the Capitol Complex.  This position performs skilled work installing drywall and painting, refinishing furniture and other painted, stained or finished surfaces.

Plans, selects materials, lays out and constructs partitions, walls, ceilings, paneling, platforms, doors, window frames, and installs hardware, hinges, handles, locks, hasps, venetian blinds, etc., as specified by request for agencies or as required by repairs or renovation on the Capitol Complex Buildings.  This position also repairs and renovates buildings and rooms by removing partitions, doors, door frames and wainscoting.

Prepares surfaces using scrapers, sandpaper, wire brush, lacquer thinner, burn off procedures, sheet rock mud, tape and plaster.  Apply paint, varnish, lacquers, and shellacs using spray equipment, brush, and rollers to wood, plaster, concrete, asphalt and paper surfaces.  Work is reviewed in progress or upon completion.  Has a journeyman level knowledge of the various paints, lacquers, varnishes, stains, etc. used in the commercial painting industry.  This knowledge would include the differences in the various products and the applications for each.

Refinish decorative wood trim, ornate millwork, furniture, desks, and benches by preparing surfaces with the use of strippers, thinners, steel wool, wire brush, and sandpaper.  Apply bleaches, fillers, stains, varnishes and lacquers using spray equipment, brushes, rollers and other hand tools in order to protect or enhance appearance.  Work is reviewed in progress and upon completion.  Assists construction crew as needed. 

Completes specialty painting such as antiquing, glazing, rag painting, gold gilding, etc.  Prepares surfaces and applies wallpaper and vinyl wall covering.  Performs glazing and patching.  Engrave signs, update directories in all buildings, paint and stencil all signs in Capitol Complex.  Participates in a variety of special projects/tasks as designated by supervisor.

This is an unclassified position with benefits.  Position is open until filled.

Starting hourly rate $15.03.

Minimum Qualifications:

Two years of experience as a painter.  Must be able to climb ladders and work from scaffolding and ladders.  Must have a valid driver’s license.

How To Apply:

Step 1:  Register for an Applicant ID number by completing the online Personal Data Form (Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)

Step 2:  Complete the online State of Kansas Employment Application form and send to the Department of Administration.

Step 3:  Send the Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate to dofapersonnel@ks.gov.  

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED:  Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid and up to date Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html.  A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual’s account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws.  A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days.  All applicants, including current State employees, are responsible for submitting a valid and up to date certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency.  This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03.  If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Failure to follow the instructions and submit all required documentation may affect your consideration for this position.  If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to call me.

Contact Information:

Kim Warren
Department of Administration Personnel Office
900 SW Jackson, Room 401-North
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785-296-4770
FAX: 785-368-6610
TTY 711

Veterans’ Preference Eligible (VPE):

Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position.  The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job.  Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager.  Additional VPE information can be found at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/veterans.htm.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

The Department of Administration is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Class/Uncl Full/Part Time: Grade: Hiring Rate: Pay Frequency:
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