Careers At Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Part Time Painter

Department: Facilities Maintenance
Location: Fort Worth, TX

Position: Painter

Department:     Facilities Maintenance

Classification: Part Time


Standard of Christian Commitment:

The divine mission of the Seminary mandates that all personnel must demonstrate a commitment to the purposes of the Seminary. Every staff person shall be an active faithful member of a local church of believers in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. It is expected that conduct becoming a follower of Jesus will be portrayed in the community. 


Position Summary:

Responsible for repairs, renovations, and maintenance that require painting work to be performed in seminary residential and campus properties. This position requires commercial level experience.


Primary Responsibilities: 

  1. Sees that the work is done according to acceptable standards, with attention to detail.
  2. Cleans, scrapes, sands, and patches all areas to be painted as necessary for proper surface preparation.
  3. Finishes surfaces and seams in drywall as needed for painting and wall covering.
  4. Finishes wood products using proper surface preparation techniques, stain, and finish coat.
  5. Protects areas and equipment not to be painted from overspray or other paint products.
  6. Uses appropriate type of application technique for each job, whether spraying, rolling or brushing.
  7. Glazes wood and metal windows.
  8. Performs work with the least possible damage to existing buildings and their contents.
  9. Verifies that work is finished and cleanup is complete before leaving the job.
  10. Sees that trucks are stocked with frequently used parts.
  11. Sees that job site is kept clean and safe.
  12. Seeks to learn and improve proper techniques and skills.
  13. If assigned, instructs co-workers in the proper techniques and skills to be followed.
  14. Special assignments as given by the supervisor or seminary administration.


Job Requirements/Qualifications: 

  •  Must be familiar with tools used in painting.
  •  Possess advanced knowledge of proper painting techniques.
  • A natural curiosity, great problem solving skills, good mechanical aptitude, a willingness to get dirty.
  •  Naturally exhibit a servantís heart with a positive and encouraging attitude.
  •  Must have good communication skills and be able to relate well to people.


Physical Requirements: 

  •  Must be able to carry up to 40 pounds of parts and equipment.  
  •  Must be able to perform occasional overhead reaching, bending, stooping, twisting, and kneeling. 
  •  Must be able to climb ladders.  
  •  Must be able to withstand the heat and cold of the north Texas climate. 


Computer Requirements: 



Driving Requirements: 

An acceptable driving record with a valid U.S. Driverís license is preferred, but not required.

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