• Newcastle
  • Temporary
  • Wed Jun 12 07:08:41 2019
  • 200017093


  • Great opportunity with a government department
  • 12-month contract with immediate start
  • Newcastle NSW

Spinifex Recruiting is seeking experienced painters to join a government department in Newcastle NSW. The roles are contracted for 12 months and offer a fantastic hourly rate of $45-$50.

The role

The Painters will apply paint, varnish, wallpaper and other finishes to protect, maintain and decorate surfaces of buildings and structures.

Key accountabilities

  • Erecting scaffolding and ladders, and placing drop sheets to protect adjacent areas from paint splattering
  • Preparing surfaces by removing old paint and wallpaper, fixing woodwork, filling holes and cracks, and smoothing and sealing surfaces
  • Selecting and preparing paints to required colours by mixing portions of pigment, oil, and thinning and drying additives
  • Applying paints, varnishes and stains to surfaces using brushes, rollers and sprays
  • Hanging wallpaper, matching patterns and trimming edges
  • Cleaning equipment and work areas
  • May repair windows and replace glass in wooden and metal frames
  • May lay and repair wall and floor tiles


It is essential you have:

  • A Certificate III including at least 2 years of on-the-job training, or a Certificate IV, or at least 3 years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated work history
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Current Working with Children Check will be highly regarded
  • Police check and Working with Children Check will be required for successful candidates prior to starting

If this is the role you are looking for and you are available for an immediate start, apply now.

Please phone Rose for further information on 6361 1112.