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Job Title:

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Infrastructure Support
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Carbonear - Private Josiah Squibb Memorial Pavilion REVISED

Multi Site (Primary site - Carbonear General Hospital)
Infrastructure Support
Permanent, Full-Time
Hours75 bi-weekly (8 hour days)
SalaryCG26, ($22.23 - $24.61 per hour)
Competition Number2020000308
Posted Date10 February 2020
Closing Date17 February 2020

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The primary purpose of this position is to perform skilled and semi-skilled painting and plastering work to structures and equipment inside and outside of the property. Work will include preparing surfaces for painting and applying paint and finishes to interior and exterior structures, furniture and equipment. Wash, scrape and sand paper surfaces in preparation for painting; putties slight defects in woodwork, patches holes in walls; erects scaffolding; cleans paint brushes, rollers, spray guns and other equipment used in the painting process; spackles new gyproc, construction and sands and finishes same; apply and remove wall cover such as wallpaper and vinyl paper. Setup enclosures as per our Infection Control/Asbestos management protocol. The incumbent understands and applies knowledge of various paint types. This is a physically demanding position, which involves significant standing, walking, bending and lifting.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limed to):
Lifting objects and equipment weighing 25 to 50 lbs. occurs on a regular basis.
Work involves standing and constantly walking (can include climbing ladders, scaffolds and stairs; bending, kneeling, crawling and stretching; painting walls, baseboards, ceilings and working in confined spaces).
Manual/physical activities include constant fine finger/precision work when painting trim or straight lines; using hand tools such as a sander, grinder, rotary tools and maintaining physical balance when climbing ladders or scaffolds.
Alertness and visual concentration are required when performing repetitive tasks such as mixing paint; climbing ladders and scaffolds; painting and plastering, operating power tools, etc.
Higher than normal levels of attentiveness or alertness for the health and safety of others is required when working in public areas where dust control, fumes and/or allergies are an issue or when working on ladders and scaffolding in crowded areas.
Interruptions and lack of control over work pace are experienced with competing priorities; changes to job while in progress; adverse weather conditions (if working outside), etc.

Job Qualifications
Successful completion of a Journeyperson's Certificate in Painting/Plastering is required.
Experience as a journeyperson Painter/Plasterer in a commercial or industrial setting would be an asset.
Possession of a class V driver's license and satisfactory drivers abstract is required.
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.

*If there are no internal or external applicants who possess the required Journeyperson's Certificate as indicated above, consideration may be given to applicants with experience in painting/plastering subject to a satisfactory skills demonstration that will be conducted on site.

If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health NAPE HS Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE HS Regional Bargaining Unit.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.