SC Department of Public Safety Trades Specialist IV - Painter/Craftsman in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

Under limited supervision, perform the skilled duties in various building and construction maintenance trades with an emphasis on painting. Will be required to perform work at State Park Campus, Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Camp Burnt Gin, and other work at DHEC Central Office locations deemed essential by the Facilities Director for DHEC Operations. Provides on call services to State Park Maintenance on a rotational assignment.

Performs as the painter/craftsman for buildings at State Park. Constructs, repairs, and finishes walls, ceilings (both hard ceilings and suspended), installs windows, doors and frames to buildings at State Park and other DHEC occupied buildings as needed statewide. Operates mid-sized tractors, loader/backhoe, and other miscellaneous grounds maintenance equipment. Performs preventative maintenance of grounds equipment as needed. Works independently or with other staff in the maintenance of grounds, roads, trees, shrubs on both State Park and Camp Burnt Gin as needed and other DHEC occupied buildings as requested. Works independently or in a team environment and must be able to get along with other tradesmen. Applies good judgement and initiative when making job related decisions. Installs, repairs and maintains plumbing equipment and fixtures, supply lines, discharge piping, valves and fittings as needed.Performs other duties as required. Is part of the DHEC Emergency Response team as needed.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

*State Minimum Requirements: *A high school diploma and trade experience that is directly related to the area of employment.

Institutions of Higher Learning must be recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

*Agency Additional Requirements: *Agency Minimum Requirements: Valid State driver's license; minimum of five (5) years painting experience. Ability to lift 50 pounds; ability to successfully climb and descend ladders. Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application may upload an unofficial copy of the transcript as an attachment to the application. Please note that the agency will require an official, certified copy of the transcript or diploma prior to hiring.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of safety practices relevant to the area of building maintenance. Ability to work with metal studs, finish drywall, read blueprints. Working knowledge of the selection, use and application of various types of paints and finishes along with experience using and maintaining equipment associated with the painting trade . Has thorough knowledge on operating various hand and power tools.

Additional Comments

DRIVING RECORD: If this position requires the applicant to possess a valid driver's license to operate a state vehicle or personal vehicle, any applicant being considered in the final stages of selection for the position will be required to provide a certified copy of a 10-year driving record.

SC DHEC is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employing agency. We are committed to a diverse workforce. SC DHEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.

Salary: $26,988.00 - $49,932.00 Annually

Location: Richland County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 82551

Closing: 11/23/2018 11:59 PM Eastern

Residency Requirement: No

Class Code: KC40

Position Number: 61006173

Pay Band: Band 4

Hiring Range - Min.: $26,988.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $35,000.00

Opening Date: 10/02/2018

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: If you meet the requirements of the position and would like to be considered, you must submit a state application online. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position. The quality of the application presented (completeness and accuracy as well as grammar and spelling) will be considered prior to the offer of an interview. A criminal records check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on the stated closing date. Please direct any question/comments to Mike Gardner (803-898-3508;

Agency: State of South Carolina DHEC-CO/COS

Address: 2600 Bull Street Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

Phone: 803-898-4443 803-898-1126