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Institute for Community Living, Inc. Painter (RP556303) in New York, New York


Institute for Community Living (ICL) ( is a non-profit organization servicing the NYC-Metro area and for over 35 years, we’ve provided life-saving care to New Yorkers in need that includes but is not limited to addiction assistance, mental health services, and housing support for all. Proudly doing so, with integrity, love, and respect. Our goal is to have a positive and long-lasting impact on the lives of the people and communities we serve, hoping to provide the care, support, and attention they need.

So it is our pleasure to announce that we are currently seeking a full-time candidate for the role of Painter to join our team!

By ICL definition, a Painter is someone who is responsible for painting the interior & exterior of all areas of assigned ICL-owned properties. A few additional responsibilities include but are not limited to, landscaping and snow removal. – activities, tasks, and equipment/vehicle usage vary according to the season and individual needs of the program.

To be considered for this role, you MUST first adhere to and understand the requirements and tasks listed below…


  • Available Monday to Friday (7:30am – 4pm)

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D./H.S.E. Certificate – otherwise, a company assessment test is provided

  • 1-2 years of painting and tradesman experience – knowledge of methods/materials used in construction preferred

  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle using a clean and valid License Photo ID – NYS preferred

  • OSHA 30 Certified ( – a plus but not mandatory

  • Knowledge of safe, responsible, and organized product usage – ie.: ladders, spray guns, scaffolds, and more…

  • Heavy Lifting, Pushing & Pulling of up to 50+ lbs – the ability to bend, kneel, squat, and stand for long periods is a MUST

  • Following all safety guidelines in accordance with the performance of tasks mentioned

  • Strong communication, writing, and conveying skills – bi-lingual is a plus but not mandatory

  • Ability to read plans specifications, manuals, and blueprints

  • Proper attire at all times – this includes work pants, boots, and outer/inner-wear with the ICL company logo (provided)


  • Transport material and equipment to the job site and/or arrange for the transport of heavy or bulky items

  • Tool Inventory – ensure all tools return to their original site at the end of each workday: tape, brushes, rollers, etc. and maintain simple records and time reports

  • Prep Surfaces – cleaning, minor repair, and patching of metals, wood masonry, plaster and stucco, drywall, and insulated surfaces; keep shop and work areas in clean and orderly condition, at all times

  • Protect Work Site – cover furniture, equipment, and floor, mask doors, windows, and other trims where required

  • Prepare Paint – use equipment, hand mixing, thinning, color matching, and requisitioning supplies as required

  • Routine caulking, sanding, taping, applications of special finishes and color matching, waxing and polishing of finished surfaces, and glazing as necessary.

  • Make and install signs using block letters, decals, and free-hand lettering

  • Use spray shop booths to finish wood, metal, and other materials including associated rigging and handling

  • Minor repairs to spray and roller equipment: advise substitute materials or colors to improve/expedite work

  • Performs additional duties as assigned pertaining to groundskeeping concerns: snow removal, raking, grass care

  • If you feel that you are a suitable candidate for this role and would like to join our ICL organization, please submit your resume in response to this ad to speak with a recruiter in HR for further related info to the role above or benefits mentioned below…


  • Choice of full and/or partial Health, Dental, and Vision Benefits (spousal and child coverage available too)

  • Life & AD&D Insurance + Medical Flexible Spending

  • Mental Health Services and Providers

  • Educational & Parental Leave

  • Tuition & Work Life Assistance

  • Commuter Benefits Plan

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Matching 403B (non-profit)

  • Payroll Benefits: Corporate Fitness Account / NYS College Savings Program / Etc.

  • Discounts on select ticketed purchases provided by Plum Benefits

  • And many more…