Painter, Grade-S1, Karachi

Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Full time Full day
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)

Note: All applicants are required to mandatorily fill the complete online application form including the employment and educational details, experience-based segment and the behaviours and technical/ professional skills-based questions. We will be thoroughly reviewing the application forms only for all the required details. Forms that are incomplete in any respect will not be considered while shortlisting for the next stage.’’

Main purpose of job:

To apply paint, stains, or coatings to surfaces with precision and skill. To enhance the aesthetic appeal of objects or structures while also protecting them from damage and deterioration due to environmental factors. To play a vital role in various industries, including construction, interior decoration, and maintenance, contributing to the longevity and visual appeal of the surfaces they work on.

Painter Responsibilities:

Responsibilities for the Painter and Wood Polisher role include tasks such as surface preparation (cleaning, sanding, and priming), precise paint and polish application, colour matching, equipment maintenance, quality checks, and collaborative teamwork for efficient project completion. Safety compliance and maintaining a clean workspace are also vital components of the role.

Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):

Paint & wooden polish management training

Working within health & safety environmental

Essential qualifications, skills and experience

  • Matric pass

  • Experience as a Painter

  • Familiarity with all kinds of paint and wooden polish design.

  • Knowledge of machine and hand mixing of paint colours.

  • Knowledge of state health and safety regulations for paintwork.

  • The ability to lift heavy objects.

  • The ability to remain on your feet for long periods.

  • Well, knowledge of housekeeping and time-saving.

  • 5 Years of hands-on experience in painting and wood polishing.

Language requirements:

Language: English and Urdu

Level of language required: medium

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience

Patience, Creativity mind, Working Passion, On has Responsibility, Determination, Practicality, and Result-Orientated, staying together with a team

Required behaviours

Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace, Working Together

Application deadline Application deadline - day Application deadline - month Application deadline - year

1 October 2023



Type of Position

Full-time, Permanent

Working hours per week



South Asia & Afghanistan



Location (City)


Type of Post

British High Commission

Number of vacancies


Salary Currency



PKR 70,775 per month

Start Date Start Date - day Start Date - month Start Date - year

10 November 2023

Other benefits and conditions of employment

For BHC candidates, the Country Based Staff BHC Terms & Conditions will apply. For other than BHC candidates the basic salary will be PKR 70,775 per month. This salary is non-negotiable.

'Please note that the current salaries are being dollarized and processed in USD (using a fixed corporate exchange rate from November 2022) to provide cushion against the current external market conditions. This is a temporary measure and is subject to review at regular intervals. The payroll will revert to local currency processing once the external market conditions are normalised.

The BHC is recognised as a good employer, with a robust, fair and transparent performance management & appraisal system linked to increments and staff bonuses. We have a 5-day working week, plus annual leave, public holidays, maternity leave provision, special leave, paid sick leave provision; ample development opportunities, travel opportunities, a good organisational culture, and excellent work/life balance.

Around half of our work forces are women. We treat people with respect and equality and have a policy of zero tolerance for any form of discrimination, bullying, or harassment.

This is a good opportunity to be part of a strong, diverse team, working in the biggest network that FCDO has anywhere across the globe. We are aiming to make it the best.

Additional information

Please quote "Painter– S1, Karachi" in the subject line and send your updated CV to [email protected] by 01st October 2023, midnight (Pakistan time zone).


You may send your CV to: British Deputy High Commission - Block-5 Clifton, Karachi- 75600, Pakistan by 01st October 2023, midnight (Pakistan time zone).

To Apply:

Please note applications without (a) and (b) will not be considered.

A. Complete the Online Application Form

B. Complete the Motivation and Behaviour Segment in the Online Application Form

Internal candidates applying for this position need to inform their current line managers, else the applications will not be considered.

We will accept only online applications by 01st October 2023 (latest by 23:55 hours PST).

Please note that all the applicants will be required to strictly adhere to the security guidelines for British High Commission

Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary may have their salaries reduced by the equivalent local income tax amount.

Applicants who do not have the required qualification & experience should kindly abstain from applying, as their applications will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and no telephone enquires will be dealt with. Appointable candidates who were unsuccessful may be placed on a ‘reserve list’. If during the reserve period of 6 months the same or a largely similar role becomes available, that role may be offered to the second or subsequent candidate.

The appointment will be subject to Police Verification and other checks including references, medical, educational and professional.

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, race, colour, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief or creed. We are also open to applications from people who want to work flexibly.

Please be aware that you will only be able to apply to vacancies for Country Based Staff roles with the British Government through this official site (operated by Oleeo). Jobs may be advertised on third party websites, however our adverts will always link back to the official site. If you complete and send an application through any other site, we will not receive it

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