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Class Specifications – G.15
Painter Leadworker – 8198
Painter – 8199

January, 1985

Series Concept

Painters paint and redecorate walls, woodwork, and fixtures. Work includes but is not limited to the following; knowledge of surface peculiarities and types of paint required for different applications; preparing surface for painting by removing old finish or by placing putty Or filler in nail holes and interstices and joints; applying paint; hanging wall paper; and mixing co16fs; oils, white lead, and other paint ingredients to obtain proper color or consistency.

Class Concepts

Painter Leadworker

Under general supervision, incumbents serve as working leaders of a small crew of painters on assigned maintenance and repair or incidental construction projects or serve as assistants to a supervisor for a group of painters, Incumbents typically perform the work of a journey-level maintenance painter in addition to transmitting orders, explaining tasks to workers, estimating, and maintaining time and material recprds.


Under supervision incumbents perform the full range of duties as outlined in the series concept.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants for positions in the Painter series are expected to possessthe skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

Note: Specific qualification requirements are approved for positions by the Personnel Manager in accordance with the provisions of Staff Personnel Policies 210.8 and 210.9.