Advance Your Painting Career at New Approach Painting

Are you tired of being temporarily laid off in the winter? Do you want to be a part of a permanent team that has your back and is invested in your success? Would you like to receive professional training and know that you’re equipped with the best tools to get the job done right? Come join the team at New Approach Painting. We’re a local business that offers you the opportunity to focus on your craft while being well-treated as a valued employee. Come help build an elite paint company in the Tri-City area!

New Approach Painting is continually seeking like-minded, elite craftsmen who possess the passion and artisanship required to thrive in the painting industry.

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What Makes Working At New Approach Painting Different

When you work for New Approach Painting, you join a permanent team of talented and passionate individuals who take pride in their work. You are treated like family and supported in an environment where your skills will develop and your talents will flourish.

We care as much about our employees as our customers, which we believe creates a win-win scenario. We also care about the environment and reducing our impact, which is why we use low VOC paint and always recycle our paint responsibly.

Here are a few more reasons why our team of professional painters love working here:

  • Certified living wage employer
  • Full medical benefit package after 3 months
  • Use of company vehicle
  • Work attire provided (hat, shirts, hoodie, painter’s pants and shorts, all safety equipment, painters tool belt, all tools used on the job site)
  • Company events and BBQs
  • On-site parking
  • Employee discounts
  • Additional pay, including bonus, overtime, and vacation pay

What Our Team Has To Say

“New Approach has my back. They allow me to work on jobs that push my creativity.”
 - Paul, Crew Leader
“I’ve always found a love for painting. It’s something that I enjoy coming to work and doing every day."
- Bryce, Painter
“It’s not just paint on a wall; it goes beyond that. Seeing our clients’ reactions is quite amazing. It’s very fulfilling for me.”
- Nigel, Crew Leader

Find Your Career at New Approach Painting

Elite Painting Craftsman


  • Preparing painting surfaces by washing walls, repairing holes, removing old paint/wallpaper, mixing, matching, and applying paints and other finishes to various surfaces.
  • Experience with applying paint using air assisted/airless sprayers, with talent for fine finish spraying.
  • Providing decorative and faux finishes, as the project requires.
  • Handling planning and prep work in an efficient manner.
  • Preparing the surrounding area by covering with cloths or plastic to prevent messes.
  • Moving furniture and equipment, as necessary, to reach the entire surface of the project.
  • Removing fixtures, such as door knobs and light switch covers.
  • Taping off areas, as needed.
  • Choosing and purchasing paint, brushes, and other supplies from vendors.
  • Cleaning up supplies and replacing fixtures when the project is complete.
  • Communicating with clients to ensure they’re getting the results they were expecting.

Experience/Qualifications Needed:

  • 2-3 years of elite painting experience.
  • A level of physical fitness that can handle over 40 hours of physical labour per week.
  • Punctual with above average communication skills.
  • Able to lead a crew of 3-4 painters from start to finish of a paint project.
  • A G license and your own daily transportation to and from job sites. 
  • Other certifications such as lift tickets and working at heights is preferred, but is not a requirement as training is available through the company.
  • A keen eye for detail, problem solving, and leadership skills.
  • An unshakably positive attitude!

What We Offer:

  • Benefits: Work attire provided (hat, shirts, hoodie, painter’s pants and shorts, all safety equipment, painters tool belt, all tools used on the job site), use of company vehicle, company events, full medical benefit package after 3 months of employment, on-site parking, store discount
  • Additional pay: bonus pay, overtime pay, vacation pay
  • Job Type: full-time, permanent
  • Salary: $22.00-$30.00 per hour

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About New Approach Painting

New Approach Painting provides high-quality painting services for residences and businesses in the cities of Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, and Guelph, with occasional work projects in surrounding areas. We build and maintain long-term client relationships at a personal level through social media, email, and video.

Our vision is to become the industry leader in our field by providing the utmost top-of-the-line finishes based on our craftsmanship, innovation, and attention to detail. As a growing full-service painting company, we are excited to work with people who have a combination of painting experience, a professional attitude, and a dedication to outstanding customer service.

If you want to join our team and advance your painting career, we invite you to apply for a position!