• Painter (034)

    Location US-MI-Wyoming
    Position Type Regular Full-Time
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    Hope Network-Behavioral Health Services
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  • About Us

    Behavioral Health Services (BHS) provides a full range of services for persons with severe and persistent mental illness and/or individuals with emotional well-being needs to achieve a maximum level of independence, community integration, and satisfaction with life. Our continuum of care stretches across the state assisting persons with intensive and varying acuity needs. Whether someone needs 24 hour therapeutic supports, personal care, community living support, benefit and service brokering, brief or short-term counseling, or any of our many community services, our behavioral health team is there to serve. We do all of this because we believe every person can be more, can do more, can go further than anyone ever imagined. We help people overcome.


    The Painter is a key associate at Hope Network whose primary responsibilities include: This position is responsible for the upkeep and paint application of Hope Network buildings interior walls and ceilings along with exterior walls. The painter position is responsible for performing highly detailed finish work to repair and paint facility walls, ceilings, doors and cabinets, etc. according to safety, predictive, and processes to support the achievement of the company’s goals and objectives.


    This is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of job functions.  This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.  The employee is required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties as assigned. 
    1. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential requirement of this position.
    2. Perform routine, skilled painting tasks including but not limited to: paint scraping, crack and hole filling., joint compound application, sanding, priming and painting various building surfaces.  Also need the necessary documentation and completion within Hope Network guidelines.
    3. Strong problem solving skills to determine needed repairs and finishes.
    4. Fill cracks, holes and joints with joint compound, putty, caulk, or other fillers as necessary and sanding of applied fillers as necessary
    5. Clean, prep and prime walls to ensure proper finish adherence. 
    6. Mix, match and apply paints and finishes to surfaces.
    7. Cover areas not being painted to insure protection from paint splatter.  Tape off areas where needed.
    8. Move furniture and equipment as necessary, remove fixtures such as pictures, doorknobs, electric switch covers prior to painting
    9. Calculate amounts of required materials and estimated costs 
    10. Use a variety of hand and power tools and material in performing duties.
    11. Purchase quality brushes, roller covers and associated equipment.
    12. Apply several coats according to paint directions as necessary.  Apply touchups.
    13. Work on ladders to reach ceilings and high walls.
    14. Utilize spray guns for large jobs.
    15. Remove paint splatters when finished, clean up work area, replace items that were moved and clean all painting equipment used. 
    16. Detect faulty operations or defective material and report those and any unusual situations to your supervisor.
    17. Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
    18. Additional departmental responsibilities/duties as assigned.
    Addendum for Essential Functions if Applicable for multiple departments:
    1. Pro-active problem solving skills and techniques to prevent improper application of finishes.
    2. Must comply with MIOSHA regulations.




    Educational / Talent Requirements:
    1. Minimum Education required: High School Diploma or GED preferred or equivalent work experience.
    2. Possession of a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record according to Hope Network policies.
    3. Ability to be flexible, work independently, and meet deadlines.
    4. Willingness to contribute and be part of an effective team.
    5. Excellent organizational, communication, and composition skills with the ability to multi-task.
    Work Experience Requirements:
    1. At least one year of painting experience necessary.
    2. Knowledge of finishes, compounds and equipment necessary to perform painting duties.
    3. Basic understanding of carpentry is preferred.
    4. Ability to use miscellaneous office equipment (calculators, computers, fax machines, copiers, etc.)



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