Painter: Full Time Year Round

Engineering New Paltz, New York



Maintains and improves interior and exterior surfaces of the Mohonk Mountain House resort property.




  • Prepare, paint and repaint all types of surfaces, interior and exterior, with various types of coatings and coating systems.
  • Tape, finish and repair drywall.
  • Plaster and lath interior surfaces repair.
  • Remove and install of all types of wall coverings.
  • Stain, color-match and refinish surfaces such as wood, drywall, etc.
  • Perform light carpentry prep-work for repainting or papering on interior or exterior surfaces such as trim removal and replacement, window re-glazing, etc.
  • Record and maintain a computer data base of finishes and locations.
  • Clear communication of results of efforts completed all in progress.
  • Use manual and power tools in their correct and safe manner, such as paint shakers, power sanders, power saws, power strippers, electric steamers, ladders, scaffolds, safety belts and ropes.
  • Comprehend technical manuals or articles related to the field.
  • Lift up to 50 lbs. and move it up to 50 feet safely with or without assistance. Walk up to 15 miles per day.
  • Drive standard transmission vehicles, including light trucks, in a safe manner.
  • Work at least 80 feet above the ground using a Man-Lift.
  • Reach with hands and arms, bend, kneel, stoop, sit, twist and flex arms, walk up and down stairs/inclines (up to eight flights of stairs) climb up/down ladders up to 40 ft. or stand for up to 5 hours at a time.
  • Maneuver carts or dollies safely with loads up to 75 pounds up and down stairs, elevators, through passageways or outdoors up to 50 yards.
  • See close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Drive automatic and standard transmission vehicles.
  • Distinguish between colors, shades, tints.
  • Work outdoors and exposed to natural elements.
  • Work in a manner that will not endanger oneself or others.
  • Wear Proper Protective Equipment when performing tasks that recommend such equipment.
  • Operate vehicles safely while driving and/or parking in compliance with Mohonk Mountain House Traffic Rules and Regulations.
  • Monitor and evaluate work-related conditions to determine compliance with prescribed operating, safety regulations and Department guidelines.
  • Identify safety hazards, report, and follow up to see that corrective action is taken.
  • Check the working condition of equipment and machinery in accordance with specifications.
  • Learn and utilize new methods, materials, procedures and systems.
  • Work well under stressful conditions and circumstances.
  • Work productively with minimal supervision.
  • Inspect work by touch, sight, sound and smell for conformance to prescribed standards.
  • Speak, read and write the English language and communicate in a clear and congenial manner, with our guests, visitors and employees.  Hear verbal instructions, directions and warnings.
  • Work productively and efficiently with or without supervision when performing routine tasks.
  • Work additional hours beyond regularly scheduled work day (evenings and weekends) as necessary.
  • Act calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Analyze problems and develop and implement action plans to address problems.
  • Adhere to Mohonk Mountain House’s Dress and Grooming Standards; presenting a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance and maintaining a positive, professional image to our customers.
  • Learn and successfully demonstrate the Mohonk Mountain House Service Steps with Service Strategies with guests and staff. 
  • Learn and retain knowledge of historical facts and information about Mohonk Mountain House.
  • Maintain a flexible work schedule including days/nights, overnights, weekdays/weekends, holidays, and during peak periods of business.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with other staff.
  • Answer questions with accurate information and demonstrate a friendly and helpful personality by smiling, eye contact, initiating conversation and engaging with others.




  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Valid Driver’s License with at least 2 years of fully licensed driving experience.
  • 10 years commercial painting experience and 5 years experience in airless spray painting.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.