Painter Job in Paris (75) at U.S. Embassy & Consulates in France


The incumbent supervises three LE staff painters. She/he directs all aspects of painting, plastering, paper hanging and window-glass replacement. The incumbent manages the process for water damages in residences from the point of contact to completion of the issue.

Important notes:
Please make sure you enter ALL your work experience(s) and education and ALL your languages (including your native language). Attached Curriculum files will not be considered.

Afin que votre candidature soit prise en considération, assurez-vous de compléter TOUTES vos expériences professionnelles, TOUS vos diplomes et TOUTES les langues que vous pratiquez (y compris votre langue maternelle). Les CV standards ne sont pas étudiés.

For positions advertised with an English Language Level of 3 or higher: applicants are required to submit the form in English.

Pour les positions qui exigent un niveau d’anglais de 3 ou plus : les candidats doivent compléter leur candidature en anglais.

For positions advertised with an English Language Level of 2 or lower: applicants may submit the form in French OR English.

Pour les positions qui exigent un niveau d’anglais de 2 ou moins : les candidats peuvent compléter leur candidature en français OU en anglais.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EXPERIENCE: At least 3 years’ experience in the painting trade required. Minimum of 1 year’s experience as a working painting supervisor required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: A good knowledge of paint qualities, categories and procedures as in the Normes Françaises is required. A good knowledge of special painting techniques for high value items and for decorative finishes to walls, ceilings, etc. is required.

Education Requirements:
At least a Certificate (CAP) in Painting is required.

LANGUAGE (THESE WILL BE TESTED): English Level II (Limited Knowledge) is required. French Level IV (Fluent) is required

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to accurately assess the man-hours required for painting, wall preparation and wall repair is required. Ability to oversee contract painters for quality control and knowledge to recommend corrective action to maintain quality level is required. Ability to prioritize workloads and schedule employees so as to maximize productivity is required. Must be able to work independently of close supervision and organize daily work: per instructions. Ability to lift up to 60 pounds. Must have a valid, current driver’s license for the class of vehicle assigned (permis B) or authorized to drive. Must have had driver’s license for a minimum for 5 years.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:Agency Benefits:
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in (insert post and/or country name) may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.

The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*


FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

  • IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

About the Company

Company: U.S. Embassy & Consulates in France

Company Location:  Paris (75)

Estimated Salary:

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