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SIGN PAINTER/LETTERER
OCCUPATION CODE: 4104-04XX
JOB LEVEL: P7-06
BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
4104a
(4104-04XX) SIGN PAINTER--LETTERER



DOCUMENT DATE:
November 30, 1987

FUNCTION:
Performs all types of sign painting. Prepares displays, graphs, maps, and cover pages; labels or letters distribution cases and equipment for postal facilities.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given above.

REQUIREMENTS:
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. General 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 position. 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 equipment. Special 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.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
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.

Note:
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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must be physically able to perform effectively the duties the position.

ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS:
Applicants must submit a sample of work which shows the quality of their sign painting and lettering ability.

  Occ Code: 4104-04XX

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