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Make A Future


Richmond, BC
Full Time
A month ago

Recognized for its dedication to inclusion, diversity, and strong partnerships with the community, the Richmond School District is among one of the largest districts in British Columbia with some of the highest graduation rates in the province. With a deep history of high-quality experiences for students, the Richmond School District strives to provide the best education and future for every student.

We are currently seeking a full time Painter with a focus on sign making in addition to painting.  Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in fabrication, design and layout of signs, including use and maintenance of large format vinyl printers, laminators and cutters; working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, and knowledge of Flexi Sign software and Corel Draw graphics software (or equivalent) is required.

As an employer, we provide comprehensive growth, learning and engagement opportunities to the 3,600 committed professionals across the district.  This is a unionized environment that offers a 40-hour work week with an hourly wage of $34.09, plus a liberal benefit package including Municipal Pension, health, dental, vacation and sick benefits.



  • Grade 12 or equivalent plus a BC or Interprovincial Certificate of Apprenticeship in Painting or equivalent apprenticeship training and a BC or Interprovincial Certificate of Qualification in Painting (T.Q.)
  • Two (2) years’ experience in commercial or institutional painting and wall covering at a journeyman level.
  • Thorough knowledge of current techniques, methods, procedures and materials applicable to the painting trade.
  • Competency in the use and care of tools and equipment to this trade.
  • Ability to organize workload and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to perform physical activities such as lifting, pushing, pulling and moving materials, equipment and supplies and working in confined spaces.
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver's License


Interested applicants must provide proof of qualifications in order to be considered. The successful applicant is required to consent to a criminal record search prior to employment.


Please submit your resume, cover letter and proof of certification to


The Richmond School District is the best place to learn and lead.


We appreciate the submission of all applicants but advise only those selected for an interview will be contacted.