Job Information

University of Utah Painter II in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 08/25/2022

Requisition Number PRN32029B

Job Title Painter II

Working Title

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area President

Department 01253 - HCI Facilities Department

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 15.19 to 28.08

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Paints interiors and exteriors of buildings and refinishes furniture, equipment and fixtures.

Huntsman Cancer Institute ( HCI ) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring individuals whose merit and experience promote a diverse, inclusive, anti-racist workforce and culture.

Each employee has a unique background and life experience. We believe that maximizing diversity fuels the success of our organization. In your cover letter or during your interview, we invite you to share how your background, beliefs, and experience will prepare you to be effective in working in an environment that values diversity and is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Learn more about HCI’s commitments at and/or contact HCI’s Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.


Applies paint to building interiors and exteriors, and other wood, metal, and plaster surfaces, by using brushes, spray guns, rollers, and related painting equipment. Refinishes furniture and office equipment such as cabinets, counters, tables, and desks using stain, filler, sealer, varnish, shellac, and paint. Washes, scrapes, sands, putties, seals, spackles, primes, and undercoats surfaces before painting or refinishing.

Blends, mixes, and matches paints and stains by adding pigments and/or thinners to obtain desired color and consistency. Applies a variety of skills in erecting, rigging, and using scaffolding, ladders, trestles, planks, window jacks and stages.

Performs variety of tasks by decorating and stenciling interior rooms, installing and replacing window glass and mirrors, removing old finishes from woodwork and floors, hanging wallpaper and vinyl, and other related tasks.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Outdoor Environment, Hazards, Oils, Atmospheric Conditions, Walking, Bending, Twisting, Kneeling/Squatting, Balancing, Reaching Overhead, Pulling, Pushing, Lifting up to 50 lbs.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Often: Extreme Heat, Extreme Cold.

Often: Outdoor Environment, Lifting over 50 lbs, Climbing, Crawling.

Seldom: Office Environment, Sitting, Hearing/Listening, Talking.

Minimum Qualifications

Successful completion of an approved apprenticeship program in painting or four years professional painting experience or equivalency required. Demonstrated human relation and effective communications skills are also required. This position has no responsibility for providing care to patients.,,,


Carpentry skills desired, but not required.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.