Job ID: 188230


San Jose/Evergreen Community College District

  • Jun. 29, 2022
  • Maintenance
  • San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
    San Jose, CA
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation


San Jose/Evergreen Community College District

Close/First Review Date: 07/17/2022

Campus Location: District-wide

Position Description:


The Painter reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor, Bond Services, Facilities and Bond Program at the District Office. The work schedule is 12 months per year; Monday - Friday; 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

This position is represented by the California School Employees Association (CSEA), Chapter 363.


Under general supervision, incumbents perform journeyman level work on the district buildings and surfaces by preparing surfaces, mixing, matching, applying paints, stains and finishes on surfaces using a variety of tools to perform painting projects, including minor repairs.


1. Prepare walls and other surfaces for covering application.

2. Select the correct tools, equipment and surface finishes for projects.

3. Mix and apply paints, varnishes, stains and sealants for a lasting finish.

4. Cover exposed objects and surfaces.

5. Mix and match paints and finish products of various consistencies and colors.

6. Use fillers and other surface preparation products such as primers, putty and plaster for repairs.

7. Apply paints to all types of surfaces using such equipment as brushes, rollers, conventional and airless spray equipment.

8. Hang vinyl, wallpaper and other surfaces applied products.

9. Maintain painting equipment in good clean operable condition.

10. Cut, replace and glaze glass.

11. Perform general maintenance work as required, including cleanup of spaces, equipment and tools after painting is completed.

12. Perform other related duties as assigned related to the job classification.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of:

1. Methods, materials and equipment used in the painting, finishing and glazing trade.

2. The basic qualities of various paints and sealers used for building plant purposes and their adaptability and uses in the specific situations.

3. Safety factors in the operation of equipment and materials.

4. Modern office methods and equipment including computer terminal usage and office application software.

Ability to:

1. Mix and match paints and surface finishes, to blend, harmonize and contrast colors.

2. Apply paints and surface finishes by brush, roller or spray gun.

3. Use and care for painting tools and equipment.

4. Prepare and work from ladders, scaffolds or mechanical lift.

5. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.

6. Work cooperatively with others.

7. Operate and maintain a variety of equipment and tools in safe, clean and proper working condition.

8. Observe safety requirements and safe work practices and methods as required.

Required Qualifications:


1. Educational equivalent to the completion of the 12th grade.

2. Two years experience in painting work, including experience at the journeyman level.


Possession of a valid California drivers license.

Desired Qualifications:

1. Bilingual abilities, desirable.

Districts Diversity Requirements

  • Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced


  • Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the Districts hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.

Salary Range:

$73,473 - $89,649 Annual Salary (Range 100: Classified Salary Schedule Fiscal Year 2021-2022). Starting placement is generally at Step 1.


Excellent fringe benefit package includes a pension, medical, dental, vision, EAP (employee assistance plan) and life insurance for employee and eligible dependents, and income protection. Voluntary plans include supplemental life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403b and 457 Deferred Compensation Accounts. Classified employees also receive vacation, 12 sick leave days and 19 paid holidays.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District

The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who are passionate about providing our student population with the best educational experience possible. The District recognizes that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its employees, students, and the community it serves.

As of fall 2017, with enrollment of approximately 18,500 per semester, and an extremely diverse student population (Hispanic/Latino 44%, Black/African-American 4%, Asian/Pacific Islander 32%, American Indian/Native American 0.5%, White/Caucasian 11%) attaining educational goals reflecting 45% - AA Degree and Transfer to a 4-Year College/ University, the Districts emphasis on student success makes it a recognized educational leader in the State.

The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as colleagues to an existing diverse group of managers, supervisors and confidential staff consisting of 29 % Hispanic/Latino, 13% Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% Black/African American, 23% White/Caucasian, and as well as encouraging applications from all qualified, outstanding applicants.

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