Nemacolin Woodlands Resort   Farmington, PA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on January 23, 2023
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Here at Nemacolin, our associates know to “Expect the Unexpected” … You have just come across the career opportunity where entertainment and excitement ARE the job description. We’re looking for individuals who are committed to making an experience memorable, all while having fun and relishing in the incredible atmosphere of our Resort.

The Painter position at Nemacolin is an integral part of the Engineering Team. This position is responsible for daily and preventative maintenance in regards to all areas of the resort specifically related to areas such as wallpapering, special effects painting, or specialized textures.


  • Prepares (sands, washes) interior and exterior surfaces for paint, varnish, enamel, lacquer, or stain application using appropriate chemical , power and hand tools.
  • Apply paint, varnish, enamel, lacquer and stain to interior and exterior surfaces using brushes, rollers and spray guns.
  • Mix paint to specified colors and textures using oil, thinner, drying agents and various pigments and solvents.
  • Tapes, textures, caulks, glazes, patches, and fills holes on drywall surfaces.
  • Finish or refinish furniture utilizing the appropriate procedures and materials. By preparing natural wood surfaces and applies stains, sealer, and varnish.
  • Read and interpret construction drawings and specifications to determine equipment and materials required and methods of installation to complete project.
  • Performs work in areas such as wallpapering, special effects painting, or specialized textures.
  • Paints and installs baseboards, moldings, bulletin boards, sheet rock, etc.
  • Use riggings, hoist, ladders, scaffolding, lifts and other various equipment used in painting.
  • Select brushes, rollers, pads, mitts and other related accessories for applying paint.
  • Correctly store and maintain brushes and rollers.
  • Calculate scaffold loads, area load, live loads, concentrated loads, and cantilevered loads.
  • Safely operate and maintain all paint equipment.
  • Use tools, materials and other methods for preparing surfaces for paint, and or coating. Identify different types of sealant and filters and apply these to construction substrates.
  • Use sand blasting equipment correctly and safely. Identify failures of paints/coatings on exterior and interior substrates and find causes and remedies of these failures.
  • Recognize and remedy paint/coating failures caused by improper preparation and application of coatings.
  • Recognize and remedy coating discoloration.
  • Use correct procedures for mixing, tinting, and matching colors.
  • May be required to respond to 24-hour emergency calls for assigned work area to perform emergency building or equipment repairs during off-duty hours using a vehicle, telephone, hand, power and specialty tools and necessary materials.
  • Receives and reviews work orders/requests to determine, estimated cost and man-hour requirements.
  • Requisitions and/or purchases supplies and materials.
  • Performs prescribed maintenance checks as scheduled.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. The omission of an essential function does not prelude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment of the position.


  • Completion of a technical program in one or more trades and a minimum of two years of general building maintenance experience.
  • One year or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers.
  • Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule that includes evening and weekend duty.
  • The equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.
  • Must be able to speak English.


Experience the magic of Nemacolin. Reaching across 2,200 acres in the Laurel Highlands of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Nemacolin offers guests a getaway like no other. Elevated accommodations range from the thrilling grandeur of The Chateau and modern elegance of Falling Rock—both recipients of the Forbes Travel Guide 2020 Awards—to the refreshing ease of The Lodge as well as The Homes and The Estates. And that is just the beginning! Nemacolin comes to life with show-stopping dining from the Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond Lautrec; two championship, Pete Dye-designed golf courses; award-winning spa and wellness services; Orvis®-endorsed fly fishing; countless outdoor activities; and snow sports, shopping, wildlife experiences, art tours, magical seasonal events, and limitless fun for all. Adventure awaits. At Nemacolin, we strive to attract, retain, and develop the best and the brightest talent in the field. Unique amenities and a strong track record of exceeding industry standards makes Nemacolin an employer of choice for those looking to pursue opportunities in areas such as lodging and guest services, food and beverage, recreation, culinary arts, golf, and retail, among others. Through a variety of training initiatives and a strong commitment to career development programs, we believe that we can help our associates to develop the skills necessary to advance within our organization.

  • An attractive 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and personal hours
  • Family medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Long-term & short-term disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Educational assistance
  • Local and resort discounts
  • On-site uniform and dry-cleaning services
  • Discounted meals during breaks in the associate break areas

Nemacolin promotes a culture of continuous learning for our associates. We are strongly committed to comprehensive professional development programs:

  • Opportunities for advancement – At Nemacolin, we encourage our associates to grow within the organization and gain experience in a variety of departments to better understand the hospitality industry. Nemacolin prides itself on promoting from within the organization, and many of our mid and upper-level managers began in entry-level positions and advanced into their current roles. 
  • Associate Recognition programs – Nemacolin realizes that our associates help to set us apart from other organizations in the industry through their commitment to providing exceptional service and ability to consistently exceed guests’ expectations. Each month, associates can nominate others who have provided exceptional service, demonstrated leadership capabilities, or excelled in their areas of expertise. Winners receive an award for their efforts and are recognized by members of management.
  • Mentoring and coaching programs – As a new associate, we provide a level of mentoring that is best suited to you to enhance your growth and career interests, while sharing knowledge, advice, and encouragement along the way.


Nemacolin has consistently been recognized in the hospitality industry for providing superior customer service and outstanding facilities. We are very proud of what we have accomplished, and we would like to have the opportunity to share our enthusiasm with you. Some of our accomplishments include the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star rating, the AAA Five-Diamond rating, the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, and a variety of other awards from Condé Nast Traveler, and Golf Digest, just to name a few.


  • Year-Round Referral Incentive - Receive a reward of $125.00 when you refer a new applicant who is hired and is employed for a minimum of 30 days! Receive a second reward of $125.00 when the referred associate continues their employment for a total of 90 days!
  • Seasonal Referral Incentive - Receive a reward of $100.00 when you refer a seasonal applicant who is hired and is employed for a minimum of 60 days (rewards not applicable for rehires)!


  • Enterprise - A Nemacolin account has been set up for associate car rentals through Enterprise at a discount rate.
  • X-Plan Ford Pricing - As a Ford Partner, Nemacolin gives you the ability to purchase or lease eligible vehicles at Ford Motor Company’s XPlan Pricing. The discounted prices are good on new, leased, or used vehicles. Your family members in the same household are also eligible to receive discounted prices, just because you work at Nemacolin.
  • Verizon Wireless - A Nemacolin account has been set up for associate to receive a 17% discount
  • AT&T Wireless - A Nemacolin account has been set up for associate to receive a 13% discount
  • Sprint Wireless - A Nemacolin account has been set up for associate to receive a 15% discount
  • 84 Lumber - 17 % (associate must pay to haul).