Career Details:


Hours: Regular Full-Time

Shift: First

Shift Details: The grade for this position is R6.

Weekend Required: Yes

Weekend Shift Details: Varied

Location: Loretto Health & Rehabilitation

City: Syracuse

Openings: 1


Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Painter is responsible for mixing, matching and applying plaint to various surfaces, completing touchups, and repairing sheet rock.



  • High school diploma, GED or ability to pass Tabe skills test required.
  • Prior residential or commercial painting experience strongly desired.
  • Knowledge of commercial and construction painting, taping and sheet rocking techniques and tools.
  • Ability to complete projects on time and on budget.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to follow instructions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent manual dexterity with excellent balance to work on scaffolding or ladders.
  • Current, valid and clean driver’s license required.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule and rotating weekends.
  • .Proficient with email and work order systems, with the ability to learn new software.





  • Covers surfaces and furnishings with cloth or plastic to ensure protection.
  • Calculates amounts of required materials.
  • Fills cracks, holes, and joints with caulk, putty, plaster, or other fillers, using caulking guns or putty knives.
  • Moves furniture and equipment as necessary.
  • Removes fixtures such as pictures, doorknobs, lamps, and electric switch covers prior to painting.
  • Mixes, matches, and applies paint, varnish, shellac, enamel, and other finishes.
  • Prepares walls and other surfaces. Sandpapers, primes, fills or seals surfaces prior to painting.
  • Cleans walls to ensure proper adherence.
  • Applies paint to surfaces including canvas, walls, floors, doors, and cabinets.
  • Applies several coats according to paint directions.
  • Tapes off work areas when needed for safety purposes.
  • Applies touchups or second coats as needed.
  • Removes paint splatters when finished.
  • Cleans up work area and all equipment, including brushes and spray guns.
  • Works on ladders to reach high ceilings or walls.
  • Adheres to all health and safety precautions.
  • Will be required to work beyond end of shift to complete work and/or related clean up or task to meet room turnover deadlines when needed. Works weekends when needed/on a rotating basis.
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