Louisiana Department of State Civil Service PAINTER in Baton Rouge, Louisiana



$2,104.00 - $4,307.00 Monthly

$12.14 - $24.85 Hourly

$2,104.00 - $4,307.00 Monthly


Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge, LA

Job Type



Culture Rec & Tourism-State Parks

Job Number



12/11/2016 11:59 PM Central

  • Description

  • Benefits

Supplemental Information

Job #CRT-2016-87251-SP


  • This position is located within the Facility Services Division of Office of State Parks in Baton Rouge, LA.

DUTIES: Prepare and paint buildings and other structures with paint brushes, rollers or spray application on facilities managed by the Office of State Parks, including State Parks, State Historic Sites, and State Preservation areas.

  • Applicants applying to this announcement outside of the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism may be required to accept probation in lieu of promotion.

  • Please refer to the "Job Specifications" tab located at the top of the LA Careers "Current Job Opportunities page" for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualification requirements and job concepts for each level.


  • If interested, applicants may apply in accordance with one of the following below:

ONLINE: Click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.

PAPER: Although applying online is the preferred method, paper applications are still accepted.

If you are unable to apply online, you may fax your Civil Service application at (225) 925-1914 or you may mail it to Staffing Division, Department of State Civil Service, P.O. Box 94111, Capitol Station, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9111. Please include the job title (painter) and job number (CRT-2016-87251-SP) on your application. All applications must be faxed or postmarked by the closing date of this posting.

NOTE: When submitting a paper application, you MUST use the latest revised Civil Service application, which is available on the Department of Civil Service's website. Older versions of the Civil Service application/SF10 will not be accepted and will be returned to you. You may download a Civil Service Application here. *Paper applications will be considered incomplete if the supplemental questions are not printed, answered and submitted with the application.


  • While we would encourage all interested applicants to apply, please be aware that there are various reasons that your application may be disqualified from consideration including, but not limited, to:

  • Submission of a resume and/or SF-10 application in lieu of the online application or official Louisiana employment application as referenced above;

  • Failure to fully complete the education and work experience sections of the application;

  • Failure to include the job title, job number CRT-2016-87251-SP and completed supplemental questions (if applicable) with a paper application submission;

  • Failure to submit a paper application (by postmark, if mailed; or by date/time stamp, if faxed) by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date of this announcement.

For further information about this vacancy, contact:

ShanteƩ Phenix, HR Analyst

Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism

PO Box 94361

Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9361

Email: sphenix@crt.la.gov

FAX: 225-342-7928

The Office of the Lieutenant Governor and the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism are participants in the E-Verify system for identification and employment eligibility purposes.



Two years of experience in the painting trade, such as a painter's helper.


Training in the painting trade will substitute for the required experience on a month for month basis.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To prepare and paint buildings, furniture, bridges, and other structures with brush or spray application.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

General from a Foreman, Painter Master, maintenance supervisor, warehouse supervisor, warehouse manager, or agency official of higher grade.

Supervision Exercised:


Location of Work:

May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from apprentice and similar job by its journeyman level painting duties.

Differs from Painter Leader by lack of requirement to oversee work of other journeyman.

Examples of Work

Cleans surfaces to be painted by use of sandpaper, burners, scrapers, brushes, dipvats, sanding machines, sandblasters, and dusters.

Removes paints, assembles, and disassembles furniture and equipment for refinishing.

Mixes, thins, and matches paints.

Determines methods of application and applies paint with brush, roller or spray gun to the exterior and interior of buildings, to furniture, to signs, to structural steel, and/or to equipment.

Erects and removes scaffolding, swinging stages, and boatswain chairs as necessary.

May requisition supplies or maintain records.

Performs incidental related duties such as glazing, wall covering, sheetrock, spackling, repairing plaster, and cement work. Keeps records of time, supplies, and work.

Directs and trains assigned helpers and apprentices.

Performs various related work as assigned or required.