Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
98890 37 CO H1 C 999-99 01/01/2019
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JOB TITLE: 98890

DEFINITION: This is journey level painting trades work in the vocational training of inmates at a state correctional facility.

An employee in this job provides structured on-the-job training and shop instruction for the vocational training of inmates in the painting trade to promote employability upon reintegration to the community. Work involves the close supervision and instruction of inmates during classroom and on-the-job training and work assignments. Employees are responsible for the care, custody, and control of inmates during training and work assignments. Work is received in the form of work orders which may be accompanied by drawings, sketches, or color charts. Employees independently determine procedures, tools, equipment, and materials to be used by inmates during vocational training and assignments. Work is performed under general supervision and is reviewed by a technical or administrative supervisor through conferences, reports, and inspection of completed assignments in accordance with industry and trade competency standards.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (NOTE: The examples of work are representative of the work, but every position classified to this job may not perform all examples of work listed. Conversely, this is not an all-inclusive list of work examples.):

• Instructs inmates in the practices, methods, and procedures of the painting trade using appropriate lesson plans and training materials.

• Uses and explains drawings, sketches, and color charts.

• Demonstrates, explains, and instructs on the methods, procedures, materials, and tools used in hanging wall paper and vinyl wall coverings, coating, inspecting, repairing, and maintaining surfaces of walls, ceilings, floors, roofs, fences, cabinets, furniture, metal work, fixtures, signs, and woodwork.

• Plans and assigns work to inmates receiving painting training and reviews and inspects work in progress and upon completion for adherence to painting trade standards.

• Participates in work activities of the painting trade at the journey level and assists inmate workers with complex assignments.

• Requisitions, issues, and collects tools, supplies, materials, and equipment required to carry out inmate training and work assignments.

• Searches inmates and work areas for contraband and ensures security of work area.

• Maintains order and discipline among inmate workers.

• Maintains records for maintenance, repairs, training progress, inventory, wage, and attendance.

• Work may be assigned and performed in areas other than the painting trade in a manner consistent with organizational and operational requirements.

• Performs related work as required.


• Knowledge of standard principles and practices of the painting trade.

• Knowledge of the use of tools, equipment, materials, and measuring devices used in the painting trade.

• Knowledge of surface preparation, coating methods, and application techniques.

• Knowledge of the methods and techniques used to estimate materials, tools, supplies, and time required for painting projects.

• Knowledge of the hazards and standard safety practices of the painting trade.

• Knowledge of the use and functionality of Microsoft Office Suite software.

• Ability to read and interpret written material, including drawings, sketches, and color charts.

• Ability to color match, tint, tone, and blend a variety of coating materials.

• Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

• Ability to communicate effectively orally.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: (NOTE: Based on the Entry Level Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities):

• Four years of experience in mixing and applying paint, stain, and other finishes to a variety of building surfaces;


• Completion of an approved apprenticeship in the painting trade;


• An equivalent combination of experience and training which includes one year of journey level work in the painting trade.