Painter Jobs

How to Enter

Whilst there are no specific educational entry requirements for a Painter, you can improve your employability with New Zealand employers by completing a National Certificate in Painting and Decorating (Level 4).

 

Typical Responsibilities

The typical job responsibilities of a Painter can include any of the following:

  • Meeting with customers and clients to discuss briefs
  • Advising customers on colour selections and finishes
  • Calculating materials needed and projected costs
  • Erecting scaffolding (under five metres otherwise a registered Scaffolder will be needed)
  • Filling holes and cracks in walls
  • Cleaning surfaces and walls
  • Painting and decorating walls
  • Applying finishes (glazing) to walls
  • Cutting and hanging wallpaper

 

Progression

Many Painters progress their careers and become Supervisors or Managers within a small-to-medium-sized business. However, other options include specialising in Commercial or Residential Painting and Decorating, Interior or Exterior Design, Wallpapering and Decorative or maintenance work.

 

Salary Range

Entry: 30K – 38K per annum (NZD)

Experienced: 38K – 63K per annum (NZD)

 

To view our latest Painter jobs throughout New Zealand, click here.

Wellington

Physical Address:
Level 4, Aviation House
12 Johnston Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 5555,
Wellington 6140

Tel: +64 4 499 8800
Fax: +64 4 499 0955

reception@roblawmax.co.nz

 

Auckland

Physical Address:
Generator, Level 1
Stanbeth House
28 Customs St East
Auckland 1010
New Zealand

Tel: +64 9 951 5011

Christchurch

Physical Address:
Level 1, Kensington House
185 Manchester Street
Christchurch, 8011
New Zealand

Tel: 0800 868 436

 

Brisbane, Australia

Physical Address:
Office T43
477 Boundary Street
Springhill
Brisbane
QLD 4000
Australia
Tel: +61 7 3085 7427

 

South West, United Kingdom

Abbey Manor Business Centre
Preston Road
Yeovil
Somerset, BA20 2EN
United Kingdom
Tel: + 44 203 934 6389