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City and County of San Francisco Painter Supervisor I - Streets Division - SF Municipal Transportation Agency (7242) in San Francisco, California

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) oversees all transportation modes for the City and County of San Francisco, including the San Francisco Municipal Railway(Muni), bicycling, walking, on-street and off-street parking management, and taxis. The Parking and Curb Management section within the Streets Division is facilitating the safety improvements under the Transit Priority and Safety Program and Vision Zero Quick Build Implementation project to support our Transit First Policy.

Recruitment ID: TEX-7242-147545

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Temporary Exempt: This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.

Application Opening: June 10, 2024

Deadline to Apply: June 25, 2024

Salary: $102,934 to $131,872 annually

NOTE: A driver's license must be attached to the online application.


Under direction, this Painter Supervisor I plans and directs the work of a crew of painters assigned to these projects and work locations. The Transit Priority and Safety Program covers the implementation of improvements such as painting red transit lanes, transit stop zones, and painting related to the installation of transit signs, transit bulbs, new traffic signals, and travel time reliability tool kit measures in coordination with repaving, streetscape, utility, or other City-generated projects. The Vision Zero Quick Build Implementation project involves traffic control measures including painted safety zones, bike lanes, parking adjustments, and traffic lane changes for pedestrian and bicycle safety.

Examples of Important and Essential Duties:

  • Directs daily work assignments of a paint crew.

  • Prepares formal and informal job estimates, may be for current and future projects.

  • Prepares and maintain records of time worked and materials expended on assignments and/or projects.

  • Orders materials and supplies.

  • Enforces existing methods and procedures relative to quick-build construction maintenance and/or repair activities.

  • Inspects work of painters in the field or shop.

  • Assists in the development and motivation of staff through training. Addresses improvement areas and coaches staff as needed.

  • Monitors and instructs staff regarding safety regulations and procedures.

  • Meets with representatives of other City departments, outside organizations and the general public in connection with maintenance work for assigned locations.

  • Uses a personal computer to write correspondence and keep records.

  • Drives a vehicle to job sites, paint shops, and meetings at various locations.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Nature of Work:

Sustained physical effort with considerable standing, bending and occasionally heavy lifting working in confined spaces; and intermittent exposure to hazardous heights and poorly ventilated areas, streets and roadways.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of a recognized painters' apprenticeship program.

  • Three (3) years of verifiable experience as a journey-level painter, performing work on interiors and exteriors of structures, industrial facilities or components, hospitals, street equipment, playground equipment, airfields streets and roads.

  • Possession and maintenance of a valid Class C California's Driver's License.


Additional qualifying experience can be substituted for the apprenticeship on a year-for-year basis.

Desirable Qualifications:

The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify candidates advancing to the interview process and/or to identify job finalist(s) at the end of the selection process when referred for hiring.

Experience in:

  • Painting streets, curbs, and/or parking lots.

  • Working in multiple environments; including, but not limited to, railways and tunnels.

  • Leading diverse teams at diverse communities.

  • Handling electric power equipment such as generators, lines lasers, and blowers.

  • Utilizing the Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word and Outlook)

  • Operating high-reach boom lifts and electric staging scaffolding

Verification: Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. More information can be found at: 

Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

Selection Process:

Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience. Additional screening mechanisms may be used to determine candidates' qualifications. Only those applicants who most closely meet the needs of the Agency will be invited to move forward in the selection process.

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All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

For questions or inquiries, please contact: Wilson Hoang, Human Resources Analyst at ( .

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.