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Title:  Painter | South | FT Days Job

Date:  Sep 9, 2022
Facility:  South (0202)


The Painter applies paint, varnish and other finishes or wall coverings to decorate and protect interior and exterior building surfaces at all MHM/MHS facilities in Memphis.  Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values. 



Education/Formal Training

Work Experience




High School graduate or equivalent.


Knowledge of painting and finishing techniques and methods as might be acquired through 2 years experience as a painter.

Possession of a valid drivers’ license.













  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic calculations as would be acquired through completion of high school.
  • Ability to communicate verbally with co-workers and the ability to read and follow instructions as would be required through completion of high school.
  • Ability to organize tasks and maintain control of work flow.
  • Knowledge of proper materials and equipment required for preparation of surfaces and application of painting techniques.
  • Must be able to pass a DOT background check based on work facility.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Receives and prioritizes work orders and creates materials list.
  • Applies specified finishing products to surfaces in a timely and quality manner.
  • Prepares different surfaces for painting, finishing techniques and materials and cleans and repairs tools and equipment.
  • Demonstrates effective customer service skills promoting a positive work environment and contributes to the overall team effort.
  • Understands and applies all policies, procedures and standards.
  • Demonstrates safe work practices and visibly leads other Associates in supporting a strong safety culture.

Physical Requirements

  • Exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.
  • Occasionally exposed to excessive heat or cold due to occasional work outdoors.
  • Exposure to high levels of noise.
  • Occasionally must react quickly to emergency situations.
  • Occasional travel outside the hospital.
  • Ability to read and write to communicate orally and in writing with other individuals.
  • Normal hearing and vision, including color and peripheral vision.
  • Ability to lift, push, pull and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, walk, climb stairs, climb ladders/scaffolding, squat, kneel, crawl, reach, bend and twist throughout the shift.
  • Ability to use hands and feet together for repetitive, coordinated motions as well as perform repetitive hand and wrist motion.
  • Ability to perform repetitive hand and wrist motion, with good hand-eye coordination.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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