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Hilton Painter 2 (Par-Time) The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana

The iconic Waldorf Astoria property in New Orleans, The Roosevelt , is seeking a Painter to join the team!Nestled in the vibrant heart of New Orleans,The Roosevelt New Orleans (https://therooseveltneworleans.com/)is a true iconic symbol of elegance and grandeur.

Our luxury hotel offers an unparalleled combination of Southern hospitality, world-class service and historic surroundings. As the centerpiece of the city, the hotel is located near the French Quarter and within walking distance to the city's most vibrant attractions and entertainment, including Jackson Square, Bourbon Street and the Arts & Warehouse District.

This historic hotel features 504 rooms, over 60,000 square feet of meeting space, and five (5) food and beverage outlets. This includes 2 restaurants, a café, seasonal rooftop bar, and in-room dining.

What will I be doing?

Principle Responsibilities/Position Purpose:

Maintains and repairs painted, wall covered, stained and varnished surfaces of building structures, furniture and equipment throughout the facility in order to project a neat and well-maintained appearance.


Prepares and paints surfaces of building structures, furniture and equipment using proper Application techniques. Measures lengths of surfaces to determine quantity of paint needed. Plasters or spackles surfaces, mixes paint colors to match existing colors and applies paint to all building and equipment surfaces with brushes, rollers and spray guns.

Installs and repairs covered wall and ceiling surfaces throughout the facility. Hangs vinyl, paper, fabric and foil wall coverings of various weights.

Maintains and repairs caulked, grouted and masonry surfaces throughout the facility. Requires caulking, grouting, plastering and setting tiles, cinder block/brick and cement work.

Prepares and maintains wood surfaces requiring staining, varnishing and lacquering. Applies alcohol or water stains and develops a finished product from unstained wood or existing finished wood.


In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the company.

• Maintains inventory of supplies needed to perform job function.

• Reports major repairs and items that cannot be repaired to the superiors for further action.

A Painter is responsible for painting, maintaining and repairing surfaces of the building, furniture, rooms and equipment throughout the facility in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability.


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be required when performing work duties that may have the potential of risk to your health or safety. The hotel will provide the required PPE. Team members will be trained in the proper use and care of any assigned PPE. It is your responsibility to report defective, damaged or lost PPE, or equipment that does not fit properly, to your Manager.


The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

• Considerable knowledge of paint, varnish, stain, enamels, lacquers, wall coverings, masonry work and other related products as well as application and mixing procedures of such products.

• Working knowledge of basic hand tools and other equipment including brushes, rollers, scrapers, sandpaper, spray guns, lifts, etc.

• Considerable knowledge of OSHA standards and application for working with chemicals.

• Basic English language communication skills in order to fully comprehend job assignments, read and understand manufacturer instructions in preparing and mixing paint or masonry products, and adhere to safety warnings.


High School graduate or equivalent preferred.


Basic experience in painting and other wall covering techniques.


Ability to obtain any government required license or certificate. CPR certification and/or First Aid training preferred.

What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:

  • Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
  • Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
  • Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
  • Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
  • Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
  • Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

  • Quality
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Customer Focus
  • Adaptability

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands (http://jobs.hiltonworldwide.com/our-brands/index.php) . Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

Job: Engineering, Maintenance and Facilities

Title: Painter 2 (Par-Time) The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel

Location: null

Requisition ID: HOT0ANPA