State of Idaho

Painter - Boise

Boise, ID

Job Description


Posted: Tuesday, 11/14/2023


State of Idaho - Department of Administration Opportunity

$2,000 Recruitment Bonus

The Department of Administration is looking for personable and professional team players to join the Division of Public Works, Facilities Services Team. This team provides painting support to various State owned facilities.

The ideal candidates for this position will have experience performing the duties listed below in a commercial building environment. Positions require lifting and carrying items weighing up to approximately 50 pounds, bending, and climbing ladders. The incumbents may work in all weather conditions and move in and around confined spaces. A valid driver's license is required.

We serve Idaho by promoting responsible government through expert customer support.

Example of Duties:

  • Painting
  • Meets with individual who requested the work or building craftsman to define job to be accomplished
  • Prep work: Patches cracks, holes, or other damaged areas
  • Repairs and textures walls and similar surfaces and ensure the area is ready for painting
  • Protects adjacent areas before painting by taping and using drop cloths
  • Uses rollers, brushes, and other equipment for applying paints and stains
  • Removes debris from work site and performs general clean-up of work area and ensures customer satisfaction before leaving
  • Assists other maintenance and crafts personnel performing their duties
  • Assists the parking program and other agencies with producing sign in the sign shop
  • Completes other duties as assigned

  • Minimum Qualifications:

Good knowledge of:

  • Painting safety techniques


  • Applying paint, stain, varnish, and similar products;
  • Determining suitable paint and stain products to use in various applications;
  • Preparing surfaces to apply painting products;
  • Using and maintaining tools and equipment associated with painting;
  • Mixing, matching, and color coordinating paints and stains

Please note: The successful candidate will be required to pass a fingerprint-based background check.

This position will also interact with a diverse customer base and must be able to interact in a non-partisan manner when working in political environments.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Department of Administration!

If you have questions about this position please contact us at:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 208.332.1819


The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit*


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

State of Idaho At A Glance

Apply Now

Classet is a skilled trades network. Once you have applied, A Classet recruiter will reach out within 24 hours to learn more about your career search! Classet helps everyone from experienced crafstmen & women to eager apprentices find new opportunities. We are here to help you find the right fit for your career.