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PAINTER - 42002061

Date: Nov 6, 2021

Location: LAKE CITY, FL, US, 32025

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Requisition No: 461101 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: PAINTER - 42002061

Position Number: 42002061 

Salary:  $27,040.00 - $31,096.00 

Posting Closing Date: 12/20/2021 






Tara Kennedy, (386) 243-6223


Two years of experience in automotive painting or automotive body repair

Vocational/technical training in painting can substitute at the rate of 720 classroom hours for each year of the required experience.

Requires possession of a valid driver license


To be considered for a position with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services:

  • All fields in the Candidate Profile must be completed.
  • Work history, hours worked, and formal education fields must be filled out to determine qualifications for this position.
  • Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services values
and supports employment of individuals with disabilities. Qualified
individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Occasional to moderate travel required. Position may respond to emergencies, including natural disasters or other type incidents requiring travel, as needed.


The anticipated hiring salary for this position is $27,040.00 annually.


Repairs dents, rusted, bent, and broken surfaces of steel, fiberglass, aluminum and varied plastics used in the manufacture of automobiles and heavy equipment. Prepares these surfaces for the application of under coatings, primers, finish and paints to industry standards.

Applies industry approved undercoating’s, primers, and paints to a wide variety of equipment fabricated by the Fabrication shop. Prepares paints and repaints a wide variety of equipment purchased by the Florida Forest Service (FFS) for use in Forestry fire fighting and Land Management. This includes but is not limited to: using both airless and pneumatic spray paint equipment to apply the surface coatings listed to automobiles, heavy and light trucks, crawler tractors, fire line plows, harrows, material handling equipment, shop equipment and many other types of military equipment purchased, either acquired through the Federal Firefighting Program (FFP) or fabricated in the shop.

Designs, evaluates, and applies different striping and decal patterns as required by changes. Applies a wide range of vinyl striping material in several different sizes to automobiles, light, medium, and heavy trucks, vans, sport utility vehicles, and any others as appropriate. Applies crew numbers, forestry decals, equipment numbers, etc., to all equipment purchased by the FFS.

Removes and replaces wiring, electrical items such as lights, radios, light bars, etc., in the preparatory stage of vehicle painting. Removes and replaces hydraulic pumps, cylinders, valves, and hoses, as required, to prepare equipment for painting and return the equipment to usable status. Removes and replaces bumpers, winches, grills, etc., as required for a thorough professional paint job. Installs wiring, lights and hydraulic components as overflow support for the fabrication shop.

Researches and tests new paints, primers, under coatings, preparation techniques, and applications as they become available. Provides expert input and recommendations to supervisory personnel as to feasibility of such new items and features for our applications.

Completes all FFS training requirements. Strives to become ASE Certified in the area of Collision Repair and Refinishing.

Performs other duties as assigned


  • State of Florida Retirement Package.
  • 10 Paid Holidays annually.
  • Annual Leave.
  • Sick Leave.
  • Health Insurance – State covers the majority of health insurance premiums for individual & family coverage.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Additional supplemental insurances are available such as dental, vision etc.
  • Tax Deferred Medical and Child Care Reimbursement Accounts available.
  • Tax Deferred Savings Program available through payroll deduction.
  • Uniforms provided at no cost. 
  •  Annual Boot purchase allotment.


The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Lake City