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Painter

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application. Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to "copy and paste" when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply. All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached.

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Painter
Department Paint Shop
Job Location Oxford
Job Type Full-Time
Job Description

This is a non-supervisory position that provides technical guidance to subordinate personnel and responds to the painter supervisor. Incumbent hand brushes, rolls, and spray paints University buildings, areas, and equipment, including mixing, blending, and matching paints and stains. Incumbent also prepares surfaces prior to painting.

Job Responsibilities

Examples of Work Performed:

Hand brushes, rolls and spray paints University buildings, areas, and equipment; hangs vinyl and decorative wall coverings.

Mixes, blends, and matches paint and stains to proper color and consistency.

Determines sequences of paint operations and methods to be used, including need or advisability for scaffolding and rigging, color blending and matching required, type and amount of materials needed, and areas to be painted according to work orders; estimates time and cost for painting jobs.

Prepares surfaces prior to painting, including finishing, sheetrock, patching walls and ceilings.

Hangs banners.

Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.

Essential Functions:

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring Department.

1. Paints University buildings, areas, and equipment.

2. Prepares surfaces prior to painting.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED)

AND

Experience:
Four (4) years of experience related to the above described duties.

AND

Licensure:
Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Special instructions to applicants

Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application.

Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply.

All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Work Schedule 7:30am - 4:30pm, M-F
If part-time, specific number of hours per week
Published Salary $13.26 - $15.40/Hour
Exceptional Employment Benefits

The University of Mississippi is proud to offer a comprehensive salary and generous benefits package. Benefits include employer-paid portions of medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. In addition, the UM retirement program includes an employer contribution. UM offers generous paid holiday time off, personal (vacation) and medical leave for most employees – staff members accrue personal and medical leave based on their years of service. UM was named the state’s healthiest workplace among all Mississippi colleges and universities and offers wellness programs. For eight consecutive years, UM has been recognized as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education. For information about our employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview (http://hr.olemiss.edu/benefits/).

Job Open Date 10/06/2017
Employee Category Support Staff
Employee Designation Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this particular job opening?
    • University of Mississippi website
    • Print ad/newspaper
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • WIN Job Center/MDES Jobs Website
    • Professional meeting or conference
    • Professional journal and through a professional organization
    • Professional list service
    • Listed at historically black or predominately minority college or university
    • Predominately minority-targeted publication
    • Other institution/laboratory/program
    • Referred by a friend who is an employee of the University
    • I am a current employee
  2. * Do you have at least four (4) years of experience related to the duties of this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume / Vitae
  2. Cover Letter