Banff Centre Painter

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
Banff, AB
$46,663.50–$48,984.00 a year - Full-time
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
Banff, AB
$46,663.50–$48,984.00 a year

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$46,663.50–$48,984.00 a year
Job type
Shift and schedule
Weekends as needed
Banff, AB
Pulled from the full job description
Housing allowance
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity aims to inspire everyone who attends our campus – artists, leaders, and thinkers – to unleash their creative potential.

We acknowledge, with deep respect and gratitude, our home on the side of Sacred Buffalo Guardian Mountain. In the spirit of respect and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Banff area, known as “Minhrpa” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “the waterfalls”) and the Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw, Chiniki, and Goodstoney Nations – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Shuswap Nations, Ktunaxa Nations, and Metis Nation of Alberta, Region 3. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play, help us steward this land, and honour and celebrate this place.

The Opportunity
Each year, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity attracts thousands of artists, faculty, and community leaders from around the world by offering unique and specialized professional development programs. Banff Centre is deeply committed to, and has a globally respected track record of, advancing artists and leaders of all kinds and at all stages of their careers, showcasing their work to audiences, and inspiring them to make unique contributions which enrich the world.

Our Physical Facilities department helps keep our campus running! We are looking for painters to respond to requests for preparation, patching, finishing, and maintaining all surfaces including wood, plaster, drywall, concrete, brick, etc.

Roles and Responsibilities
Reporting to Manager, Facilities Maintenance, below are some key accountabilities:

The Painter mixes colors, orders supplies and necessary tools and maintains records. The Painter also tapes, sands, finishes drywall material and finishes or refinishes new or old wood furniture, using recognized procedures and techniques of the painting trade.
Apply coatings by brush, roller and spray to surfaces of wood, metal, brick, concrete, plaster, stucco and stone for decorative and protective purposes. Work will be maintaining both interior and exterior surfaces.
Apply wall coverings to surfaces.
Set up scaffolding.
Perform surface preparation on new and existing surfaces.
Calculate areas and relate these calculations to required materials. Research products and associated costs, determine requirements and place orders.
Be competent and proficient in the safe use of hand tools, power equipment and precision-built machinery.
Perform assigned tasks in accordance with safety, quality, environmental and production standards required by industry.
Ensures that proper health and safety documents are obtained for all hazardous goods purchased.
Qualifications and Educational Requirements
The Painter must possess specialized knowledge of the painting trade.
5 years of painting experience, and experience using brushes, rollers, and spraying equipment.
Class “5” Alberta driver’s license.
Must be comfortable working from heights and have strong manual dexterity.
Excellent customer service and communication skills
Demonstrated track record of effective problem solving
Able to work independently, with minimal supervision
Strong team player
Special Requirements
Work may be interior or exterior. The Painter works from ladders and scaffolding and must be able to stand for long periods of time, often doing work with arms raised over head.
Required to be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Comfortable working with hazardous materials such as paint thinners and removers.
Able to use motorized lifts that are used often for high to reach areas.
Physically fit and capable of working in physically demanding work including confined spaces, high temperatures, and loud noises.
Due to the nature of the job, this position may be required to work a flexible, irregular schedule and weekends.
Employment Terms & Benefits
In accordance with CUPE 4318, this is a unionized, permanent, salaried support staff position, subject to a 6-month probationary period.
This position pays between $46,663.50 and $48,984 per year working 37.5 hours per week on a standard schedule.
The successful candidate will have access to a range of benefits through Alberta Blue Cross and will be eligible to participate in our defined benefit pension plan.
A compressed work schedule to allow for an additional day off every 2 weeks will be considered after completing the probation period.
This position requires the candidate to be available to work a flexible schedule including weekends as needed.
Benefits of working at Banff Centre are:
Staff housing (based on availability)
Professional development
Staff cafeteria and restaurant discounts
Onsite fitness facility at a discounted rate – first month free for new staff!
Application Process
We are accepting applications for the Painter position until a suitable candidate has been found.
Candidates offered a position with Banff Centre, in this capacity, will be required to obtain a criminal record check verifying a clear record before a final job offer can be finalized.
Visa Requirements: Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Banff Centre is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.
Commitment to Diversity

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is committed to creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive campus for students, faculty, staff and visitors. Guided by our values, Banff Centre is rooted in Alberta with provincial, national and global impact. Our strength arises from inclusion; the diversity of people, ideas, perspectives, and cultural backgrounds in our work and team. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression to apply.

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