• Painter

    Carpentry Department  



    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
    • Vocational painter with a minimum of 2 years of experience
    • Ability to read, write, and follow oral and written instructions
    • Ability to interact professionally with all members of the University community and external public
    • Valid Driver's License


    • Experience operating a bucket truck and different types of man lifts
    • Proficient with a spray gun
    • Capable of finishing drywall


    Under the supervision of the Building Maintenance Supervisor for The University of West Alabama, the Painter will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

    • Apply paint to walls, floors, doors, ceilings and other items using brushes, paint rollers, spray cans, spray guns
    • Preparing surfaces to paint with caulk, drywall tape, joint compound, and others as needed
    • Scrape, sandpaper, prime, surfaces prior to painting
    • Removing pictures, switch covers, boards from wall and others prior to painting
    • Perform preventive maintenance on all equipment/tools such as rollers, brushes, etc.  
    • Cleaning exterior surfaces by sprayers and pressure washing
    • Inspecting buildings for needed repairs by the established procedure
    • Other duties may include working in other areas of the carpentry department to meet the goals of the department
    • Able to effectively manage time and complete work within reasonable time
    • Some overtime work will be required

    Physical Demands and Working Conditions

    • Periodically performing work outside during all times of the year
    • Working on ladders or scaffolding to reach high ceilings or walls
    • Frequent walking, standing, climbing, bending, kneeling and reaching
    • Transporting moderately heavy items at times
    • There may be a high level of walking required in this position
    • Operation of University vehicles may be required

    To apply submit a completed "Application for Employment" form which can be obtained at Moon Hall on The University of West Alabama campus.  Applications may be returned to Moon Hall or mailed to:

                                    Bobby Truelove
                                    Director of Physical Plant Operations
                                    The University of West Alabama
                                    Station 20
                                    Livingston, Alabama 35470


    Applications are being accepted through July 20, 2017.

  • Only complete applications will be considered.

    The University of West Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation in employment, or the provision of services.

    Minority applications encouraged.

    For details on benefit package go to www.uwa.edu/Current_Openings.aspx