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Job Title: Sign Painter
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Dallas, TX
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
Job Categories: Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Computers, Software, Human Resources, Information Technology, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Law Enforcement, and Security, Medical, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Sign Painter
Sign Painter duties include but are not limited to:
  • Design, lay out, produce and install direction and informational signs, posters flags, and assorted signs used for traffic control.
  • Paint buildings identification on the hospital grounds.
  • Skilled in the use and operation of common hand and power tools and measuring devices of the sign painting trades to perform a simple task in performing painting of signs.
  • Operate common hand tools and measuring devices of the sign painting trades to perform simple maintenance tasks.
  • Uses the sign computer assisted software to develop and produce a variety of signs, posters, traffic and directions signs.
  • Knowledge of using the sign computer, lays out and designs pre-cut letters to produce signs.
  • Designs signs/signage based on information provided by the requester.
  • Determines which devices such as stencils, templates, or paper patterns as necessary to reproduce designs or shapes.
  • Performs minor repairs and maintenance of all office furniture and furniture systems.
  • Ability to install signs using manual and power tools such as hammers, drills, screwdrivers.
  • Ability to climb ladders and uses a variety of tools including manual and/or power tools to install signs.
  • Ability to operate sign computer for different projects.
  • Skill in manipulating controls for starting, stopping, backing, and driving different vehicles.
  • Knowledge of the height, weight, and length of the vehicle in order to judge overhead and side clearances.
Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Position Description Title/PD#: Sign Painter/08295-A
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/12/2018.

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 Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C.

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. 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:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Carpentry/Woodworking
  • Design
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Reading
  • Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen-out Element)
  • Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
  • Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (other than blueprint reading)
  • Ability to Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
  • Dexterity and Safety


Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

The duties of this position requires extended standing, grasping, bending, stooping, crouching, balancing and walking. Continuous muscular effort is required while performing these duties and due to the nature of work, considerable exertion and fatigue is experienced. This position works from platforms, ladders and ground level. This position requires frequent carrying of items weighing more than 50 pounds. This position will work indoor and outdoor resulting in exposure to ambient weather conditions that can include closed spaces. There is frequent exposure to eye, skin, nose and lung irritation from glue, bonding chemicals, vapors, splinters and sawdust. There is the possibility of working in environments that may have asbestos containing materials present. It's highly essential that the employee be ever conscious of conditions and observe all safety rules and regulations to the fullest.

None

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

  • DD-214
  • Resume
  • SF-50


The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's (current/former Federal employees), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • Certificate of Training
  • VA Letter
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50
  • Transcript


Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Qualifications & Requirements

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/12/2018.

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 Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C.

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. 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:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Carpentry/Woodworking
  • Design
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Reading
  • Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen-out Element)
  • Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
  • Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (other than blueprint reading)
  • Ability to Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
  • Dexterity and Safety


Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

The duties of this position requires extended standing, grasping, bending, stooping, crouching, balancing and walking. Continuous muscular effort is required while performing these duties and due to the nature of work, considerable exertion and fatigue is experienced. This position works from platforms, ladders and ground level. This position requires frequent carrying of items weighing more than 50 pounds. This position will work indoor and outdoor resulting in exposure to ambient weather conditions that can include closed spaces. There is frequent exposure to eye, skin, nose and lung irritation from glue, bonding chemicals, vapors, splinters and sawdust. There is the possibility of working in environments that may have asbestos containing materials present. It's highly essential that the employee be ever conscious of conditions and observe all safety rules and regulations to the fullest.
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