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Metropolitan Utilities District Summer Worker - Painter in United States


DATES POSTED: 01/20 - 04/15/2021

Job Title:

Summer Worker - Painter

1st Year Wage:

$12.75 hourly



2nd Year Wage:

$14.00 hourly




M-F; 1st Shift

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General Position Responsibilities:

Under direct supervisor, this position is responsible to perform general painting duties, typically outdoors.

Summer Student Work Program Guidelines

  • Students must be at least 18 years of age by the time they begin employment.

  • Students selected for the Summer Student Work Program will be expected to work 40 hours per week. Those requiring more than 40 hours of time-off during the Program, or require a work schedule of less than 40 hours per week, should not apply. Requests for time-off greater than 40 hours will not be accommodated.

  • All requests for time-off during the Program must be approved, and requests of greater than 8 hours should be requested as far in advance as possible. The openings are considered to be temporary, full-time positions and all time-off will be unpaid, including holidays.

  • The Summer Student Work Program will begin as soon as May 3, 2021 and will conclude on September 10, 2021. No summer employment will be extended beyond September 10, 2021.

  • Students will be limited to two (2) years of District employment, unless there is a shortage of applicants. Third-year students in rare cases will be considered, based on District need, with approval of the President. Wage: first year $12.75 per hour; second year $14.00 per hour.

  • First consideration will be given to students who have successfully completed one full year or more of college. College-bound students, or those with less than a full year of college level courses taken, will be considered for any remaining vacancies. All applicants must be a high school graduate or possess a General Education Diploma (GED).

  • Students selected for the Summer Student Work Program are required to pass a background check and a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Have and maintain a valid Driver’s License while in this position.

  • Strong organizational skills; personal initiative, attention to thoroughness, accuracy and details.

  • Ability to work with general supervision.

  • Knowledge of the District’s service area preferred.

  • Work inside and outside in all weather conditions and varying terrains for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to work in an environment which requires exposure to a variety of paints, cleaners, and solvents.

  • Capable of bending, stooping, and crouching throughout the work period.

  • Capable of lifting 5 – 15 pounds throughout the work period.

Specific Responsibilities May Include:

  • Prepare surfaces and apply various types of paints and epoxy coatings or other coating materials to fire hydrants, meters and various other objects.

  • Drive District vehicle in accordance with established District Driving and Safety policies and procedures, as well as strictly following traffic laws and ordnances.

  • Report all unusual conditions, events or occurrences immediately to supervisor.

  • Communicate with and assist customers, co-workers, and management professionally, regardless of provocation.

  • Comply with and understand all pertinent District policies and procedures.

  • Performs a variety of other duties as assigned.

An Equal Opportunity Employer “Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation"