Competition #19/31A
Internal/External Posting
Closing date: August 27, 2019

Painter

(2 Temporary – up to 11 months)  
Engineering and Public Works Department


An exciting opportunity exists for a TQ Painter to join an experienced and highly skilled team. In addition to being a keen service provider and relationship builder, the ideal candidate is wellorganized, forward thinking, and able to work proactively to deliver high quality services.

POSITION FUNCTION
Prepare various surfaces and apply appropriate coating materials.

KEY DUTIES
Prepare wood, metal and drywall surfaces for painting using various methods such as sanding, scrapping, patching, pressure washing, sandblasting and acid etching.

Apply coating materials including various types of paints, stains, varnish and wall coverings matching existing areas and coatings as required; select method of application in accordance with surroundings and needs; perform inspections to diagnose coating failures on various surfaces.

Operate and maintain various hand tools and power equipment such as airless or pressure-feed spray systems, scaffolds, swing stage and needle gun; operate power lifts, ladder trucks and vehicles as required.

Perform related duties where qualified.

INDEPENDENCE
Work is assigned by supervisor through work order or verbal instruction and reviewed upon completion. Issues such as work schedule or colour selection are referred to supervisor.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Physical Effort: Work from ladders. (often) Work in awkward positions with arms unsupported. (frequent) Lift and move heavy equipment and materials. (often) Mental Effort: Normal. Visual/Auditory Effort: Short periods of visual concentration while detail painting. (occasional) Work Environment: Work in an environment where protective measures must be taken to avoid exposure to paint fumes, power washing and chipping. (often)

KEY SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Understand and apply principles of painting trade. Operate and maintain painting and preparation equipment. Understand and discuss job related matters.

QUALIFICATIONS
Formal Education, Training and Occupational Certification: High school graduation. Current and valid B.C. Certificate of Trades Qualification in painting. (3 years) Current and valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's Licence. Experience: 1 year of related experience. or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

OTHER: May be requested to substitute in a more senior position.

Work schedule:
Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week
7:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Target start date: February 2019 
$32.48 per hour, Pay Grade 9 
Job Code 557
This is a CUPE Local 50 Position

To apply for this opportunity you will need to create an online profile or log back in to our career portal at www.victoria.ca/jobs - only online submission will be considered. All applications must be submitted online by 4:30 pm on the closing date noted on the posting. Please be prepared to provide proof of qualifications and supporting materials as outlined in your resume

City of Victoria is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law.  

We are committed to ensuring that reasonable accommodations are made available to persons with disabilities during the recruitment cycle and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at HR@victoria.ca

Organization: City of Victoria
Location: Victoria, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Painting
Posted: August 14, 2019, 1:36 pm
Expires: August 27, 2019, 4:30 pm

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