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Denver Housing Authority
PO Box 40305
Denver CO 80204-0305

Painter (Full time, year round)

The Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver (DHA) is looking for a journeyman level painter for its painting crew.

The Position
Under minimal supervision, performs skilled, full performance interior and exterior painting on a variety of surfaces using various paint tools, equipment and applications techniques. Must able to climb ladders, work at different heights and in awkward positions. The hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Over-time is offered for after-hours emergencies. Must join and maintain membership in AFSCME Local 535.

Benefit Information
*Sick leave is accrued at 6 hours per month.
*Annual leave (vacation) for new employees is accrued at 8 hours per month.
*12 paid holidays per year with an optional paid day off.
*Health insurance and 125 Plan.
*Group life insurance, pension plan (10% of the annual salary), short term and long term disability insurance, and uniforms are paid by DHA.
*Dental plan, vision insurance, critical illness insurance, accident insurance, 457 pension plan and the ROTH IRA are employee paid options.
*Performance based merit increases and cost of living adjustments are given depending upon current policy.

Minimum Qualifications at the Time of Application
*Must have completed a recognized apprenticeship program in the painting trade or four (4) years of related journeyman level experience.
*High school diploma or GED.
*Knowledge of materials, methods, and appropriate tools to apply paint and other protective coating materials on drywall, wood, metal, glass, and other surfaces.
*Knowledge of primary colors sufficient to be able to mix colors of paint to achieve the desired color and sheen. Accurately matches or detects differences among colors, including shades of color and brightness.
*Valid Colorado driver license and an acceptable driving record.
* A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements.

Starting Salary
$21.93/hr to $27.42/hr

How to Apply
You may apply for this position in one of the following ways:
*by faxing your application and/or resume to (720) 932-3005 or
*by emailing your application and/or resume to

The application form as well as more information about DHA can be found on our website:

DHA is an equal opportunity employer.
Recruitment will remain open until filled.