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Kennesaw State University

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About Us

Find your wings at KSU!

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia┬┐s colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary

Performs general, preventative, and supportive maintenance involved in painting wall and ceiling surfaces and structures within the university. Assists technicians, and/or plumbers on emergency and corrective maintenance.


1. Performs general painting needs for University
2. Prepares paint surfaces by washing and patching holes
3. Mixes, matches and applies paint to walls, trims, rails, etc.
4. Assists other technicians on emergency and corrective maintenance
5. Maintains a clean and safe work environment
6. Performs work in extreme temperatures and heights and may operate heavy machinery and electrical equipment

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent

Other Required Qualifications
Current, valid and unrestricted Georgia driver's license

Required Experience
Five (5) years of work experience related to the role

Proposed Salary

The budgeted salary range is $19.17 to $22.36 per hour.  Offers are based on relevant experience. 

Comprehensive benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more! Visit

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Able to patch, repair holes and paint on all types of wall and ceiling surfaces  

Able to use appropriate tools (i.e. brushes, sprayers, rollers caulking guns, etc.) for painting  

Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines  

Must be able to work day shift, night shift or weekend schedules

Solid knowledge of commercial and/or residential painting techniques 

Manual dexterity with excellent balance to work on scaffoldings, aerial lifts and ladders  

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills  

Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite) 

Strong attention to detail and follow up skills  

Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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