The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for Painter at Port Everglades Department.
Benefits of Broward County Employment
High Deductible Health Plan - Premiums per pay period:
Single $10.39 / Family $76.94
Includes a County Funded Health Savings Account up to $2400 Annually
Consumer Driven Health Plan - Premiums per pay period:
Single $78.64 / Family $273.13
Florida Retirement System (FRS) – Pension or Investment Plan
Ten (10) paid holidays each year
Vacation (Paid Time Off) = 2 weeks per year
Tuition Reimbursement (Up to 2K annually)
Paid Parental Leave
The Painter position with Port Everglades is skilled work at the journey level in painting building, fixtures, signs and various equipment. Duties involved the application of paint to a variety of surfaces using a brush, roller or spray gun. Work includes the preparation of surfaces and materials for painting and occasional hazardous work from scaffolding.
Performs a variety of journey level painting and related maintenance work.
Works under close to general supervision according to set procedures, but determines how or when to complete tasks.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Requires one (1) year serving a painter apprenticeship program or professional painter experience.
Special Certifications and Licenses Required
- Ability to secure and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License at the time of appointment and for the duration of employment.
- Ability to secure and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification card (TWIC) within 60 days of employment and for the duration of employment (if required).
- Ability to secure and maintain a valid Seaport Business Purpose Credential for the duration of employment
- Four (4) years of journey level industrial painting experience.
- Journey level certification in Painting trade
OPEN/CONTINUOUS UNTIL SUFFICIENT APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED AND MAY CLOSE
AT ANY TIME
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.
- Prepares metal surfaces to be painted; removes dirt, scales, rust, old paint, grease and other materials; scrapes and sands surfaces and applies sizing, grit or sandblasts; operates disk sanders or power brushes.
- Mixes and matches paints and stains using the proper proportions of pigment, base, and thinner; mixes "two part" paint, varnish and lacquer products and also with pigment and resin.
- Applies paint to interiors and exteriors of buildings; applies paint to buildings and metal structures (doors, railings, pipes, jet ways etc), furniture, equipment, and other fixtures; uses spray gun, rollers and brushes.
- Stains shelving, benches, tables, cabinets, or other fixtures or structures using a brush, rag, spray gun or by dipping into various
stains prior to lacquering or varnishing.
- rigs and erects scaffolding; hauls and erects ladders; work in aerial and scissors lifts.
- Applies waterproofing to building walls; cuts old caulking compounds and inserts new.
- Repairs damaged spots in furniture; applies paint remover; neutralizes spots, sands and/or scrapes it.
- Cleans brushes and spray guns and makes minor repairs to equipment and apparatus.
- Performs other related work as required.
- Knowledge of methods, materials, tools and practices of painting and metal painting trades.
- Knowledge of rigging and scaffolding, and the hazards and safety precautions of painting work.
- Ability to work at considerable heights from scaffolding, ladders and lifts.
- Ability to perform moderate to heavy manual labor.
- Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
- Ability and skill in the use and care of paint brushes, spray guns and other equipment of the paint trade.
- Ability and skill in mixing paints and matching and blending colors.
- Ability and skill in mixing resin, poxy and solvents.
- Ability to maintain a valid Florida Driver's License and Transportation Worker's Identification Card (TWIC) as required.
- Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.
Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.
Performs medium to heavy work that involves walking, standing, stooping, lifting, and raising objects and also involves exerting between 20 to 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis and 50 to 100 pounds of force on an occasional basis.
Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)
Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.
Involves routine and frequent exposure to toxic/caustic chemicals.County Core Competencies
All Broward County employees strive to demonstrate the County's four core behavioral competencies.
- Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
- Customer focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
- Instills trust: Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
- Values differences: Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance
Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the Professional Standards/Human Rights Section.
Emergency Management Responsibilities
Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.
County-wide Employee Responsibilities
All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.
All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.