Painter and Decorator

Privy Purse and Treasurer’s Office
Buckingham Palace
£28,000 - £30,000 depending on experience
40 hours per week

It's adding the decorative finishes, for people to appreciate for years to come

Its feeling inspired to deliver to the very highest standards, and it's the pride in joining a team at the heart of a world famous institution. This is what makes working for the Royal Household exceptional.

Joining a small team that provide both internal and external redecoration services across various Royal residences, you'll make sure that all decorative works are completed to the highest level of finish.

Covering a number of buildings across the London Estates, you'll carry out inspections and identify rooms that need your attention, before making sure they are expertly renewed and fit for purpose.

Working in such uniquely historic environments means you'll have the opportunity to expand your existing skills. You'll regularly handle specialist wall coverings, sign-writing and use specialist paint finishes, such as marbling and gilding.

Playing an essential part within the Property team, you'll also help solve day-to-day maintenance issues that arise, and assist with preparation work for State, Ceremonial or Official Functions.

In all that you do, you'll aim for the highest standards. After all, the results of your hard work will be seen by thousands.

With a C&G Level 3 or equivalent in Painting and Decorating, or Heritage Skills - Decorative Occupations, you'll be an expert in your field and have experience in a similar role.

A passion for historic buildings is a must, as you'll be facing the varied and unusual challenges that historic buildings entail.

The deadlines can be tight, but with your eye for detail and organisational skills, you're confident delivering your very best, even when under pressure.

Communication skills are vital too, because you'll be working with all kinds of people. You'll also need to be IT literate.

Above all, you're a natural team player with a flexible attitude to work, enabling you to rise to the variety of maintenance challenges that come your way. 

You can look forward to a comprehensive benefits package, including a 15% employer contribution pension scheme, 33 days annual leave, including bank holidays, and access to training and development to support your continuous professional development.

Vacancy Closing Date: 21/08/2022, 23:55

This vacancy is closed to applications.