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Painter-1801666

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At Stony Brook Medicine, a Painter performs journey level painting work and frequently supervises others in preparing surfaces and applying coats of paint, varnish and other finishes and stains to decorate and protect interior or exterior surfaces and fixtures of buildings, structures, furniture, equipment and materials.


Duties of a Painter may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Working knowledge of painting techniques and practices.
  • Working knowledge of characteristics of common types of paints and finishes from the standpoint of durability, suitability for different purposes, and ease of handling and application.
  • Working knowledge of the acceptable use of colors following color harmony schemes.
  • Ability to estimate quantity of paint and related materials required to complete a project.
  • Ability to use the tools, equipment and materials of the painting trade.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, to climb and to bend.
  • Ability to understand and carry out written and verbal instructions.

Required Qualifications: Four years of full time experience under a journey level painter which provided training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprenticeship training in painting or training gained by the completion of technical courses in painting at a school, institute or a branch of the Armed Services may be substituted for the above training and experience on a year-for-year basis.


Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.


The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.


This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected].


IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police


Official Job Title: Painter
Job Field: Skilled Trades
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Hospital Building Structural-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 7:00 AM - 3:30 PMHospital Building Structural-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Jun 11, 2018
Posting End Date: Jun 25, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: As per civil service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG12

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Posted: 6/12/2018
Application Due: 6/26/2018
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