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  • Painter
  • Full-time
  • $26.00-$27.00 per hour, to be negotiated based on experience
  • Oakville, Ontario, and surrounding areas
  • Expected start date: November 1, 2023


  • highschool or equivalent experience


  • 3 years to less than 5 years


  • Prepare, clean and sand surfaces to be painted
  • Repair cracks and holes
  • Mix paint to desired colour and texture
  • Measure, cut and apply wallpaper and other fabric to walls
  • Advise consumers on colours and choice of wall coverings
  • Erect scaffolding and swing stages and attach rigging
  • Apply paint, wallpaper and other materials and finishes to interior and exterior surfaces
  • Estimate costs and materials


  • Prepare surfaces for painting by cleaning, scraping, and sanding as necessary
  • Apply paint or other finishes to surfaces using brushes, rollers, or sprayers
  • Mix and match colors to achieve desired results
  • Fill cracks, holes, and joints with caulk, putty, plaster, or other fillers
  • Use basic math skills to calculate the amount of paint needed for a project
  • Follow safety guidelines and use protective equipment when working with paints and chemicals
  • Maintain tools and equipment in good working condition
  • Collaborate with other team members to complete projects on time



  • Proven experience as a painter
  • Knowledge of different painting techniques and materials
  • Basic math skills for measurements and calculations
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Attention to detail and precision in workmanship
  • Physical stamina to stand, bend, and lift for extended periods of time

Security and safety:

  • Criminal record check
  • Transportation/travel information
  • Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities:

  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Physically demanding
  • Personal suitability
  • Client focus
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Reliability
  • Team player


**This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Persons with disabilities, Newcomers to Canada, Visible minorities, Youth**