Painter Leader

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 14, 2021
Closes
Sep 16, 2021
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As a Paint Leader, you will as a leader over a group of painters and helpers and performs non-supervisory journeyman level work. Receive general instructions from the Foreman or other supervisors, who spot check work in process and upon completion.

Location of position: Public Buildings Service, National Capital Region, White House Service Center, Washington, DC.

**This is not a full-time telework position**

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Responsibilities

As a Paint Leader you will perform the following duties:
  • Work with and leads a group of painters and helpers, with responsibility for completing all details of assigned projects in connection with the painting and preservation of interiors and exteriors of buildings and structures.
  • Receive general instructions from the Foreman or other supervisors, who spot check work in process and upon completion. Guides include work orders, sketches, specifications, organization policies, and accepted trade techniques.
  • Work and lead on painting and decorating interior corridors, rooms, and woodworks protective painting of exterior wall surfaces, windows, window trim, and metal work such as downspouts, flashing, cornices, roofs, gutters, and fencing; laying out and marking parking areas; and finishing furniture, cabinets and special surfaces. Incumbent may also supervise the plastering of walls and ceilings.
  • Incumbent is responsible for the proper use maintenance, and storage of necessary supplies, materials, and equipment. May post time records, and maintain record of daily production or other incidental records as needed.
  • Assign specific tasks to subordinates and inspects work during each phase and upon completion for compliance with instructions. Trains subordinates in proper work methods and safety practices.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required for training.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
09

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date.
  • Register with Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959
  • Direct Deposit of salary check to financial organization required.


If selected, you must meet the following conditions:
  • Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.
  • Serve a one year probationary period, if required.
  • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 5 investigation level). You must be granted this clearance before you can start the job.
  • Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security's e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.
  • This position may require the candidate to be reached during non-assigned working hours, with a reasonable expectation, in order to facilitate the running of the White House Service Center Complex that operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Incumbent is subject to being called at any time for emergency situations involving buildings managed.
  • This position is subject to periodic and random drug testing.
  • This position is a Critical Sensitive National Security Position. To work in this position, you must undergo a background investigation. Selection to this position is contingent upon you being determined to be eligible for a National Security Clearance Top Secret required for access to the White House Center Complex by the Executive Office of the President. Reinvestigations are conducted periodically after appointment. Retention in this position is contingent upon you maintaining eligibility for a National Security Clearance Top Secret for access to the White House Service Center Complex with the Executive Office of the President.
  • Works inside and outside, sometimes in bad weather, and is usually exposed to paint spray and fumes. Experiences discomfort while wearing respirator. Is exposed to the possibility of cuts, bruises and broken
    bones.
  • Exerts physical energy while working from ladders and scaffolding and maintaining body balance while working overhead. Incumbent must bend, stoop, kneel, and turn while repairing floors, walls, and-partitions of various materials.


Qualifications

For each job on your resume, provide:
  • the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
  • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).

If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here .

The WL-09 salary range starts at $30.80 per hour

If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.

EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards .

SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire.

Do you have the ability to Lead or Supervise on the following duties:
  • Do you have the ability to work with and lead a group of painters and helpers with responsibility for completing all details of assigned projects in connection with the painting and preservation of interiors and exteriors of buildings and structures. This includes:
    • painting and decorating interior corridors, rooms, and woodworks;
    • protective painting of exterior wall surfaces, windows, window trim, and metal work such as downspouts, flashing, cornices, roofs, gutters, and fencing;
    • laying out and marking parking areas; and finishing furniture, cabinets and special surfaces.

Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated.

The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements:
  • Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
  • Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (other than blueprint reading)
  • Knowledge of Materials
  • Ability to Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
  • Dexterity (Assembly Disassembly Reassembly etc


Education

Additional information

Bargaining Unit status: AFGE

Potential for varied shift (AM/PM) schedules

Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.

Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed; through other means; or not at all.

We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled as needed through this announcement or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area.

GSA does not accept applications or application materials submitted with Government-paid postage.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

You will be scored on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities using the following Job Elements:

Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.
  • Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
  • Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (other than blueprint reading)
  • Knowledge of Materials
  • Ability to Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
  • Dexterity (Assembly Disassembly Reassembly etc.

  • Additional assessments may be used, and, if so, you will be provided with further instructions.

    If you are eligible under GSA's Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) , you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.

    To preview questions please click here .

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Top Secret

    Drug test required
    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit.
    • GSA OIG Employees: Submit latest SF 50 (other than award SF 50)
    • CTAP eligible - submit a, b, and c: (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50, and (c) most recent performance appraisal.
    • Current or Former Political Appointees: Submit SF-50.


    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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