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Job Title:                           Painter                                                                            
Exemption Status/Test:   Nonexempt
Reports to:                        Director of Maintenance                                            
Date Revised:                    March- 2024
Dept./School:                    Maintenance

Position Open Until Filled 

Primary Purpose:

Under general supervision, apply coats of paint, varnish, stain, enamel, or lacquer to decorate and protect exterior and interior surfaces, trimmings, and fixtures of buildings and structures throughout the district.


Clear and valid Texas driver’s license
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of equipment, materials, methods, practices, and tools used in painting trade
Ability to properly apply paints
Knowledge of and ability to mix paint to match colors
Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
Ability to work independently
3 years experience in the painting field

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Maintenance and Repair

  1. Prepare surfaces for painting, including sanding and removing old paint, and filling holes, cracks, and joints with appropriate filler. Tape, float, and texture walls and ceilings.
  2. Select premixed paints or mix required portions of pigment, oil, and thinning and drying substances to prepare paint to match specified colors.
  3. Paint surfaces, using brushes, spray guns, paint rollers, or other methods to achieve the required effects. Stain, seal, and varnish wood surfaces.
  4. Erect scaffolding set up ladders, or use hoists to perform tasks above ground level.
  5. Pick up and deliver painting supplies to campuses; maintain delivery records.
  6. Receive and complete work orders. Identify and complete needed repairs on buildings, grounds, and equipment using established inspection procedures. Maintain accurate records on material and labor used.
  7. Maintain inventory of tools and assist with inventory control of materials and equipment.
  8. Inspect jobs after completion and ensure areas are clean.
  9. Set up tables and chairs for events as needed
  10. Report any maintenance repairs in the work order system
  11. Replace damaged ceiling tiles
  12. Removed unused AV/TV brackets
  13. Complete other maintenance duties as assigned


  1. Perform preventive maintenance on tools and equipment and ensure equipment is in safe operating condition.
  2. Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties including lifting and climbing. Operate tools and equipment according to established safety procedures.
  3. Handle and dispose of paint, stain, varnish, and other chemicals according to established procedures.
  4. Correct unsafe conditions in the work area and promptly report any conditions that are not immediately correctable to the supervisor.
  5. Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Painting and drywall tools and equipment including brush, roller, spray equipment sand and water blaster; small hand tools, power tools, and measuring tools; light truck or van

Posture: Frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting; work in tiring and uncomfortable positions

Motion: Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladders/scaffolding, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching; frequent driving

Lifting: Heavy lifting and carrying (45 pounds and over) daily.

Environment: Work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, toxic chemicals and materials, noise, vibration, and electrical hazards; work around machinery with moving parts; may work alone; regularly work weekday hours; occasional prolonged hours; frequent districtwide travel

Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress