Job Description


Posted: Thursday, 2/8/2024

Description of Work

This position is part of a 5-member paint crew assigned to the Maintenance Department at J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center. The primary purpose of this position is to maintain the painted finish on all interior and exterior walls of all 90 buildings & wood structures on campus. Painting applications will consist of applying finishes by brush, roller, or conventional spraying. Additional duties include prep, patch, prime, seal, stain, paint, and polyurethane. This position is also responsible for maintaining and painting of doors and frames, custom cabinetry, furniture, specialty metal or wood items. Moreover, this position will glaze windows, stripe and mark asphalt, and pressure wash.

JIRDC Maintenance Department staff are designated Mandatory and required to work during adverse weather events and facility emergencies as needed and requested.

This is a re-post all applicants remain under consideration and do not need to re-apply.

Salary Grade NC03; Recruitment Range: $31,200.00 - $50,298.00

Position 60038518 - Maintenance - Monday - Friday, 1st shift (7:30 am - 4:00 pm)
Work hours may include weekends, holidays, & evenings after 4:00 pm as necessary; emergency or inclement weather callback.

About J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center:

The J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center in Morganton, North Carolina is an ICF certified facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities. We provide comprehensive residential care to citizens from 37 counties in the western portion of the state. JIRDC is a caring community where professionals work with people of various ages, cognitive, & functional abilities.

The J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center is located just an hour from the Queen City of Charlotte, home of the Carolina Panthers and the City of Asheville home to the world renowned Biltmore Estate and Grove Park Inn. Our facility sits on one of the most picturesque properties in Burke County. We are nestled at the foot of the Blue Ridge and South Mountains and just minutes from beautiful Lake James. Nearby Pisgah National Forest offers outdoor adventure and fun for the whole family.
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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified applicants must document on the application that they possess all of the following.
  • Documented experience as a commercial and/or residential painter.
Management Preference:

  • Preferred applicant would have painting experience within an institutional/ hospital environment.
  • Experience working from 40-foot ladders, scaffolds, & bucket trucks.
  • Conventional & Airless spraying experience.
  • Working knowledge of the standard practices of the Paint Trade.
  • Ability to follow oral or written instructions.
  • Current and valid NC Drivers License.

Physical Requirements:
  • Must meet physical requirements to wear OSHA approved respirator, including receiving Asbestos and Lead Paint O& M training. Must have good balance & eyesight, and the ability to perform heavy tasks as required.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Some state job postings say you can qualify by an “equivalent combination of education and experience.” If that language appears below, then you may qualify through EITHER years of education OR years of directly related experience, OR a combination of both. See for detail.

High school or General Educational Development (GED) diploma or a sufficient year-for-year combination of education and experience associated with a variety of mechanical or building trades; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Special Qualification:
May require current certification by the Environmental Protection Agency as a Type I, II, III or Universal technician as required by Title 40, Code of Federal Regulations Part 82, Subpart F.

Degrees must be from appropriately accredited colleges or universities.

Supplemental and Contact Information

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence.

Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Transcripts, degree evaluations and cover letters may be uploaded with your application. Applicants who obtained their education outside of the United States and its territories are expected to assume responsibility for having their academic degrees validated as equivalent to a degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

Please make sure you complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit. "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted.

If multiple applications are submitted to an individual position, only the most recent application received prior to the posting closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the
status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. You will either receive a call to schedule an interview or an email notifying you when the job has been filled.

Positions in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities shall be subject to pre-employment drug testing and criminal record background checks. Also, the use of tobacco products of any kind including vapor products are prohibited from our campuses. All employees are required to adhere to the facility's Vaccination Policy.

For technical issues with your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627. Applicants will be communicated with via email only for updates on the status of their application. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact HR at 828-608-6017.

North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services At A Glance

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