Casual WagePosition Title:
Temporary - Painter (no benefits)Full Time/Part Time:
Finance and AdministrationDepartment:
Facilities - TradesDepartment Statement:
It is the mission of the Facilities Department at Colgate University to create the safest, cleanest, and most comfortable environment that further distinguishes Colgate University as a world-class educational institution. We work hard as part of a unified team, to make everyone who arrives on campus feel welcomed. It is our vision to be an exceptionally run facilities department that is dedicated to exemplary service, environmental stewardship, operational efficiency, teamwork, and fiscal responsibility.
“One team, one mission”Accountabilities:
Colgate University is seeking to build a pool of Temporary Painters to join the Paint Shop. Successful applicants might work extended periods due to medical leaves, shorter term for vacation coverage, or when there are additional needs.
Accountabilities include:Professional Experience/ Qualifications:
•Assessing, inspecting, and recommending wall and paint upgrades as needed.
•Matching existing finishes and proficiency with spackle, crack patches and drywall repairs.
•Proficiency with the use of putty knives, paint brushes, rollers, and spray gun.
•Removing, patching, and installing wallpaper as well as preparing, taping, and finishing mud unfinished sheetrock or other similar materials.
•Displaying knowledge of paint mixing equipment.
•Experience working independently, as well as part of a team.Preferred Qualifications:
•Experience coordinating work with other trades.
•Proven excellent customer service skills and strong attention to detail.
•Demonstrated communication skills (verbal and written).
•Must be capable of working in a setting with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff and visitors on a daily basis.
•Prior experience as a Painter is preferred.Education:
•High School diploma (or equivalent) is required or a combination or education and experience from which comparable skills have been acquired is required.Physical Requirements:
•Must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift and carry up to a maximum of 75 pounds.Other Information:
•Must be able to pass respirator fit test and wear Personal Protective Equipment as required.
•Ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions as needed.
•Responsible for following all procedures to conduct work activities in a safe manner including but not limited to wearing PPE required for specific duties and safe handling of chemicals as outlined by University policies and/or the supervisor. Responsible for immediately reporting any unsafe conditions to the supervisor and/or Environmental Health and Safety.
•A current, valid driver’s license, in accordance with the University’s Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Use Policy may be required for certain work opportunities.Requisition Number:
The work schedule varies based on needs of the University. This position may be scheduled for a longer duration of 40 hours per week to cover during employee long term absences.Job Open Date:
06/15/2021Open Until Filled:
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.Clery Act:
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