Painter - Structural Trades II

Updated: 29 days ago
Location: Fort Collins, COLORADO
Deadline: 11 Jul 2022

Posting Details
Posting Detail Information

Working Title Painter - Structural Trades II
Position Location Fort Collins, CO 80523
Classification Title Structural Trades II
Posting Number 202200240P
Position Type State Classified
Open Date 05/31/2022
Close Date 07/11/2022
Salary $3,775 - $3,889 monthly + FULL BENEFIT OFFERINGS
Employee Benefits
Colorado State University (CSU) and the State of Colorado are committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time classified employees in the following University benefit areas: and .
Full/Part Time Full-time
State Classified Hourly No
Overtime Eligible
Description of Work Unit
Housing & Dining Services
Housing & Dining Services (HDS) is a multifaceted auxiliary organization responsible for management of on-campus housing facilities, residential dining, conferences, and the CSU Mountain Campus. Other areas within HDS include the Ram Card, communications, sustainability, facilities, human resources, technology services, workplace education and business services. Approximately 450 full-time staff and 1,700 hourly and student staff serve the nearly 8,000 students who live on campus, in addition to other campus and community guests. Our priority is providing our residents and guests with safe living environments, quality dining, and exceptional out of classroom experiences. We accomplish this through sound fiscal and operational management strategies, and an emphasis on the development of programs and services that are designed to enhance personal growth and global engagement. Staff are expected to uphold our values of customer first service, commitment to students and staff, integrity, respect and teamwork, inclusiveness and diversity, innovation, stewardship, and to support the CSU Principles of Community.
Housing & Dining Services Facilities
Housing & Dining Facilities is a work unit within Housing and Dining Services which provides care and stewardship for the 2.5+ million square feet of CSU’s living centers and dining facilities. We are a customer-first service organization, delivering a variety of services including skilled labor, environmental services, warehousing, movable assets, renovation and construction oversight, and all associated facilities management functions. We are committed to our students, staff, and the CSU community. We Facilitate Success.
Colorado State University & Fort Collins
Founded in 1870, Colorado State University is among the nation’s leading research universities and enrolls approximately 32,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Located an hour north of the Denver metro area, Fort Collins is a vibrant community of approximately 157,000 residents that offers the convenience of a small town with all of the amenities of a large city. Fort Collins is situated on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with views of 14,000-foot peaks, and offers access to numerous cultural, recreational and outdoor opportunities.
Position Summary
The Painter (Structural Trades II) position provides maintenance, repair, and installation of wall, ceiling, flooring, and other surface painting. While the primary focus of this position will be painting, installations of other surface finishes such as drywall textures, flooring, tile, wood, paper, etc. may be required as well as staining and finishing of cabinetry, casework, doors, and other wood surfaces as needed.
This position will have a direct interface with customers (residents), HDS Facilities staff, and University Housing leadership. The position will assist, support, and lead staff in developing solutions and outlining work plans for specified painting and refinishing projects and/or maintenance programs as required.
The position will function as an individual contributor and work lead over temporary and student staff and will be responsible for assigning work, evaluating the quality of work performed, instructing, and training on new techniques, equipment, or tool use. The position will instruct all reporting staff on safety protocols and will review job plans for safe work compliance.
This position supports all in-house processes and will coordinate work with other supervisory trades and positions to ensure that the work performed is done accurately, safely, and within specifications or standards.
Note to Applicants: This posting will be filling two open positions.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Four years of progressively responsible experience in the Painting trade appropriate to the work assignment (painting, drywall texturing and patching, staining, refinishing).
Preferred Qualifications
The highly desired candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, abilities, personal characteristics, and experience directly related and critical to this position:
• Personal accountability and consistency in work product and practices
• Strong Interpersonal skills
• Prioritization skills and the ability to determine the best use of resources, both human and physical, to complete work in a timely manner
• Desire to train/mentor-apprentice and peer-level staff
• Ability to provide constructive feedback on work product and/or performance
• Attention to detail
• Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
• Eagerness to collaborate and share information with a variety of stakeholders
• A strong customer service focus
• Ability to adjust to changing work demands, priorities, and deadlines
• Safe work habits and practices
• Team-focused, cooperative attitude, and reliable
• Knowledge of finishing techniques on a variety of surfaces
• Knowledge of painting tools and equipment
• Cleanliness
• Related state service experience

Essential Job Duties

Job Duty Category Painting & Surface Finishing
• Perform finishing, maintenance, and repair tasks related to interior and exterior painting and drywall.
• Install new finishes on walls, ceilings, and other surfaces.
• Staining and finishing of cabinetry, casework, doors, and other wood surfaces as needed.
• Prepare surface to receive finish treatment.
• Physically repetitive tasks include painting, sanding, sealing, caulking, taping, drywall patch and repair, tile installation, etc.
• Use a variety of tools in the completion of job duties
Percentage Of Time 50
Job Duty Category Meeting Attendance and Other Duties
• Attend required / recommended training / classes / seminars provided by HDS to accomplish the above, which includes ethics, safety, diversity, communications, BBP, and any applicable training in providing the best customer service, etc.
• Develop professional skills and communication to effectively interact with live in residents and guests.
• Attend all meetings, committees, and department sponsored functions.
• Use all computer related software to enter time and leave requests, post time and comments for work orders, communicate by email or other department and university designated sites, and any other document related program.
• Relays information via various electronic media to disseminate information and task assignments.
• Comply with Operations Management Handbook, University, and State procedures and policies.
Percentage Of Time 10
Job Duty Category Maintenance & Repair
• Replicate or repair existing finishes on walls, ceilings, and other surfaces.
• Set up of barricades, plastic tarp, blankets, tape, and other separators to create a clean, safe and secure work site.
• Selective demolition of existing walls, flooring, ceilings, millwork, windows, doors, trim, and other surfaces utilizing a variety of hand and power tools to complete the assigned tasks.
• Dispose of rubble and other demolished materials from the work site with manual or mechanical devices.
• Use scaffolding, ladders, and stilts in the performance of tasks.
• Use a variety of tools in the completion of job duties
Percentage Of Time 40

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants
  • Clearly document job duties you have performed that relate to minimum qualifications, preferred qualifications, and essential job duties in the Work Experience section on the application. Human Resources must be able to evaluate your experience based on this information.
  • Clearly outline dates of employment and hours worked per week for each employment experience listed in the Work Experience section of the Application so that Human Resources can calculate full-time work experience. Please note: Part-time experience will be calculated to determine the full-time equivalent.
  • The Work Experience is the only document that will be utilized to determine if minimum qualifications, as outlined in the job posting, have been met. The Application is considered to be the legal document on file; resumes will not be reviewed for minimum qualification requirements.

  • If an Application is considered “Incomplete”, the Application will be removed from consideration for the position.
  • An Application is incomplete if no current/ previous employment is included in the Work Experience section of the Application.
  • An Application is incomplete if “see resume” (or something similar) is noted, or previous employment does not contain job duties for every position in the Work Experience section of the Application.
  • Positions requiring a degree or if using education as a substitution for work experience (e.g.: Associate or Bachelor’s) transcripts are required in order to verify receipt of the required degree or coursework. If official or unofficial transcripts are not supplied at the time of application, the Application is incomplete.

  • When a resume is listed as a required document, it may be used in the comparative analysis/ evaluation process to determine the candidates that most closely meet the qualifications of the position. This process occurs after an application has passed the minimum qualifications screening.

Resumes will not be accepted in place of a completed application; however, some positions may still require a resume as a component for complete application materials.
  • Please see the Required Documents section of the posting.

  • Appointment to the vacancy or vacancies represented by this announcement is expected to be from the eligible list created. However, at the discretion of the appointing authority, the position(s) may be filled by another method of appointment for a valid articulated business reason.
  • The selection process for State Classified positions may include an exam(s) and interview(s) which require candidates to physically appear (at the CSU campus in Fort Collins, CO) at the candidates’ own expense.
  • All status updates for this position will be sent via email from , OR the Employment Consultant facilitating the search process. In addition to your Inbox, remember to check the Deleted and Junk folders for these important communications.
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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Colorado State University
The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.
Colorado State University is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our Human Resources – Employment Office, at or call (970) 491- MyHR(6947).
  • Please check the Help link online at for assistance on your application or for answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
  • All other inquiries should be directed to the Colorado State University Human Resources Office (970) 491- MyHR(6947).
Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Pre-employment Physical - Must successfully pass the WorkSteps pre-placement exam., Shift Work - This position may be required to work extended shift hours and or a modified swing shift to meet departmental staffing requirements., On-call Status - This position may be required to work overtime in response to afterhours service requests or department response to emergency or weather events. , Special Requirements/Other - This position will be required to carry a communication device to serve On-call on a rotating basis with other staff.
EEO Statement
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, .
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, .
The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University’s Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, .
Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education .
Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks for the finalist before a final offer. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
Employment and Appeal Rights
If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.
Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures are available at .
A standard appeal form is available at: . If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.

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