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Position:  Painter/Carpenter Assistant - Part-time, hourly position 20-25 hrs. per week (no benefits are available with this position)
Department:  Physical Plant

This position pays $9.74 hr.

Job Summary:
Assist in repairing, remodeling, installing, and painting interiors of buildings. Coordinate with departments a schedule for projects and painting of rooms. Apply applications of paints, varnishes, stains, and lacquers.  Remove and install carpet. Tasks include, but not limited to measuring, sawing, sanding, painting and using a hammer, screwdriver and other carpenter tools, painting, and carpet installation.

Minimum Requirements:
High School diploma or GED equivalent

Some experience in painting, dry walling, flooring, or carpentry work

Ability to read, understand and follow written and oral instruction

Available to work flexible schedule. Minimum of 4 hours at a time 

Ability to work under diverse weather conditions

Proven orientation toward quality service

Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds and work at heights of 8 feet

Average mobility needed

Ability to use a paint roller, brush, hand tools, pole extensions, paint gun, etc

Ability to safely operate, or learn to operate, hand tools, power tools, saws, etc.

Ability to sit, stand, walk, carry, stoop, reach, bend, squat, kneel, crouch, crawl, lift, push, pull, handle, and use fingers, see, climb ladder, and work in awkward positions

Unpleasant working conditions are: contact with hazardous waste, chemicals, unpleasant odors, loud noise, vibrations, hot and cold temperatures, and dusty conditions.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Apply applications of paint, varnishes, stains, lacquers, using proper safety equipment and regulations.

Assist in wall repair; remodeling of rooms; interior/exterior painting; door hanging and repair; install and finish drywall; install, build, and repair cabinets/furniture; install shelving, hang bulletin boards, white boards, pictures; and other carpentry and building repair tasks. 

Coordinate with departments a schedule to select colors and apply paint.

Order, maintain, and store a supply of materials, such as brushes, rollers, drop cloths, cleaning supplies, etc.

Distinguish the proper paint for touch up, prepare surface and apply paint.

Comply with local, state and government safety and air quality regulations.                      

Assist with the removal and installation of carpet, ceramic tile and cove base.  

Perform grounds type work of mowing, trimming, raking, etc.

Assist with snow removal; shovel, plow, brush, etc.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

TO APPLY:  Those interested candidates must complete an hourly application form in the Human Resources Office, room 244.  

Note: IUS is committed to a learning environment that actively seeks to support students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Consistent with the University’s commitment to diversity, persons from traditionally under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  If you require reasonable accommodations due to a disability, please contact Human Resources, University Center South Building, Room 244, (812) 941-2356. An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.