BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(4104-04XX) SIGN PAINTER--LETTERER
November 30, 1987
Performs all types of sign painting. Prepares displays, graphs, maps,
and cover pages; labels or letters distribution cases and equipment for
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given
This section is composed of Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
which are required to satisfactorily perform the tasks of the position.
Applicants must demonstrate that they possess a sufficient level of each
KSA, to include at least minimum competency for senior-qualified
positions to enable them to perform these tasks satisfactorily.
Applicants demonstrate these levels by describing examples of
experience, education, or training, any of which may be non-postal.
Ratings are based on the demonstration of the level of possession of
each of the KSAs. Failure to demonstrate any KSA is disqualifying.
B-1. Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment.
B-4. Ability to work without immediate supervision.
B-13. Ability to plan, lay out, and set up work independently.
B-14. Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc.
B-15. Ability to paint.
B-29. Knowledge of materials commonly utilized in the particular
B-35. Ability to lay out and develop patterns (including geometric
projection and triangulation).
B-43. Ability to work from ladders, scaffolds, and mechanical lift
Knowledge of commercial art techniques which may include basic drawing,
illustration, layout, and design.
Ability to perform the techniques of an artist in the areas of sign
painting and lettering.
Applicants must have 1 1/2 years of experience as noted under "General"
and "Special" proficiency requirements.
The successful completion of a full 4-year or senior high school
curriculum which has included courses in sketching, painting, or art,
may be substituted for one year of experience.
Study in an art institute above high school level may be substituted at
the rate of one year of study for nine months of experience.
A 2-year college course leading to an associates degree in drawing,
painting, or art may be substituted for 1 1/2 years of experience.
The required amount of experience will not in itself be accepted
as proof of qualification. The applicant's record of experience and
training must show the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Applicants must be physically able to perform effectively the duties the
Applicants must submit a sample of work which shows the quality of their
sign painting and lettering ability.