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Ager/Grainer - Full Time

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 1131313BR Location Anaheim, California, United States Business Disneyland Resort Date posted Aug. 07, 2023

Job Summary:

There are many roles in which our Cast Members bring Disney dreams to life. Do you want to be part of the magic behind the magic? The Ager/Grainer role is responsible to perform the preparation of surfaces prior to the application of paints and coatings to the interior and exterior of buildings. An Ager/Grainer also applies stains and paints to furniture and walls, assists in drywall preparation prior to painting, refinishes furniture, props and food carts, prepares and finishes surfaces to create the appearance of age, deterioration, usage, and duplicates the appearance of wood grains, marble, and other appearances.


The Ager/Grainer role is responsible to:

  • Use painting, coating, and aging and graining techniques to complete work on building and furniture in the field and on special projects

  • Duplicate different wood grains, marble and other similar appearances

  • Use of common craft tools: Brushes, rollers, mixers, spray equipment, plaster, patching, trowels, sanders, ladders and other similar tools

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience painting and burning surfaces to create the appearance of age, deterioration, and usage

  • Experience duplicating/simulating different wood grains, marble and other appearances

  • Experience safely using common craft tools - brushes, rollers, mixers, spray equipment, plaster and patching trowels, sanders, ladders, etc.

  • Experience with the proper preparation of surfaces to be painted – sanding, scraping, cleaning, patching of walls, caulking of dissimilar joints and areas of windows, doors and trim

  • Experience erecting scaffolding, ladders or other equipment to meet safety standards for working at higher levels

  • Experience measuring surfaces to determine paint and material needs for a given area

  • Knowledge of types of paints and coatings – latex, oil and enamel, stains, primers and patching compounds.

  • Knowledge of mixing colors, tinting, toning and blending to match an existing painted/colored surface using the proper type of paint, such as latex or oil base paint or stains

  • Basic computer skills and ability to follow directions and read instructions

  • Ability to coordinate and work cohesively with other skilled craftsmen of various building trades

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous ager and graining experience

  • 5 to 10 years of industrial painting experience

Additional Information:

Our Theme Parks and Resort Hotels operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and some shifts may start as early as 5:00am while some may end as late as 3:00am, 4:00am or 5:00am.

This role is Full Time and requires full availability, including working evenings, weekends and holidays when needed.

Those assigned to the Ager-Grainer position are required to attend an annual Hearing Conservation Training class, Respiratory Protection Training class, and a Lead Awareness class. They are also required to submit to an annual medical evaluation, fit test, audiometric exam and a semi-annual lead blood test.

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The pay rate for this role in California is $31.50 to $43.03 per hour, which follows the pay scale agreed upon in the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The base pay actually offered may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience, among other factors. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits. To learn more about our benefits visit:

About Disneyland Resort:

When Walt Disney opened Disneyland on July 17, 1955, he said he hoped it would be “a source of joy and inspiration to all the world.” Since then, the Disneyland Resort has welcomed more than 800 million guests, expanding to become an approximately 500- acre, multifaceted, world-class family resort destination, complete with two renowned Disney theme parks, three hotels and the exciting shopping, dining and entertainment area known as Downtown Disney District. Through a combination of creativity, technology and innovation, the resort brings storytelling to new heights, and Disneyland Resort cast members play an integral part in bringing that Disney magic to life for thousands of guests every day.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business we call Disneyland Resort.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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