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  • Full Time
  • Long Term
  • Whistler
  • This position has been filled

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Find a perfect match!

A wonderful family-run retail painting business, Mountain Paint, is hiring an eager-to-learn apprentice!  This is a rare career opportunity for someone friendly, outgoing and has an interest in learning the trade from a master.   Excellent wage, benefits and a 3-day weekend make this a very attractive position for a customer service specialist looking for meaningful long-term employment in Whistler.

*Please do not contact Mountain Paint directly.  All applications must come through Whistler Personnel Solutions to be considered.

About the Role:

  • Full-time, year-round, long term position with a stable, well-respected, locally-owned and operated business with over 25 years in Whistler.
  • Regular schedule of 4 x 10 hour shifts per week (aka: the 3-day weekend!)
  • Easy-going, light-hearted family environment with a long-list of loyal customers.
  • Opportunity to learn the Paint Tinting trade from a Master of Paint Mixology with over 20 years of experience.
  • Wage ranging from $17-$20/hour based on prior experience with opportunities  for increases once training is complete.
  • Extended health benefits, 30% product discounts and the Spirit Pass is an option.

The Perfect Candidate:

  • Works well as part of the team in a busy and friendly work environment.
  • Experience in paint and colour and somewhat artistic.
  • 1-2 years of prior retail or customer service experience.
  • Has a keen eye that can distinguish the difference between colours in order to tint and colour match paint.
  • Fun, friendly and easy going. Gets along with everyone and must love goofy, friendly dogs.
  • Great attention to detail and eagerness to learn. Very organized and efficient.
  • Ready to commit to learning a specialty trade that can take up to 1 year to master.
  • Previous experience in a paint store is an asset, but not required.  Training will be provided.
  • Physically fit, comfortable with heights and able to repeatedly lift 1-5 gallon pails of paint which weigh up to 60lbs.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License with clean driving record.

Duties / Responsibilities include:

  • Key holder, providing excellent service to customers and contractors in a retail paint store.
  • Tinting paint, custom colour matching *training can be provided.
  • Receiving paint and furniture orders; unpacking and putting orders away .
  • Placing paint and supply orders when required.
  • Providing support/advice in-person and over the phone to customers and contractors on products and their applications.
  • Maintaining customer records of paint colours on file.
  • Operating POS system and handling cash register.

To Apply: