Painter
Seneca Gaming Corporation - Niagara Falls, NY

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The Painter shall be responsible for maintenance and repair of all surface finishes throughout the interior and exterior of the casino and auxiliary facilities. All duties are to be performed within the guidelines of the Seneca Gaming Corporation’s policies and procedures, Internal Control Standards and objectives.

Position Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older upon employment.
  • Three (3) to four (4) years professional work experience in painting and either plasterwork, drywall or wallpaper installation.
  • Painting learned through apprenticeship or informal, on-the-job instruction. (Although training authorities recommend completion of an apprenticeship program as the best way to become a painter, most opt for informal training.)
  • Apprenticeship for painters consists of three (3) to four (4) years of on-the-job training. Apprentices receive instruction in color harmony, use and care to tools and surface preparation, application techniques, paint mixing and matching, characteristics of different finishes, blueprint reading, wood finishing and safety.
  • High school diploma or its equivalency required.
  • Previous customer service experience preferred.
  • Applicants must be able to substantiate a safe driving record within the parameters acceptable to our liability insurance carrier.


  • Language Skills and Reasoning Ability:

  • Must make effective decisions by analyzing information and considering priorities and seizing opportunities to initiate and take ownership of project and improvements are key skills.
  • Must supply management, basic safety, equipment maintenance, thoroughness, independence and excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to write routine correspondence and to speak effectively to the public, employees and customers.
  • Must have the ability to deal effectively and interact well with the customers and employees.
  • Must have the ability to resolve problems/conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner.
  • Must be in good physical condition, have good manual dexterity and good color sense.


  • Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately loud. When on the casino floor, the noise levels increase to loud. Must be able to work in an environment where smoking is permitted.

  • Must be able to stand, walk, and move through all areas of the casino. Including interior and exterior environments, tight spaces and areas of considerable height (90 feet above ground level).
  • Must be able to lift up to fifty (50) pounds.
  • Maintain physical stamina and proper mental attitude to work under pressure in a fast-paced, casino environment and effectively deal with customers, management, employees and members of the business community in all situations.