28 Feb 2017

Full-Time Job Art Handling Specialist – Driver

Crozier Fine Arts (Job Poster) – New York, New York, United States

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Job Description

SUMMARY:
Art Handling Specialists/Drivers are responsible for ensuring the safe handling of artworks for packing/crating, in transit and during onsite projects.
This position will also provide leadership and guidance during projects while acting as liaison between clients and company managers.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Handle and move artworks, including wrapping, packing and crating using appropriate techniques and materials
Install/de-install artworks during onsite projects using proper techniques and tools
Load/unload trucks to ensure safe transit
Plan the organization and packing of trucks to ensure utmost safety of objects during transit
Conduct inspection reports for various types of art objects
Lead a team; provide guidance and coaching during projects
Act as liaison while onsite between clients and company management
Determine strategy for projects, particularly when senior staff are not onsite
Safely operate company vehicle and transport artwork to locations in and around tristate area
Maintain compliance with all local, state, DOT regulations
Perform all required truck inspections

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:
Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent experience
Knowledge and interest in fine art, decorative art and/or design
Demonstrated knowledge of industry standard packing, crating, and installation techniques and materials
Ability to speak effectively to clients and coworkers
Strong attention to detail, discretion, and follow-through
Must be a team player, with the ability to lead and effectively communicate instructions
Must be self-motivated and able to work well under pressure
2 + years driving experience within the fine arts transportation or specialized removals industry
Must be able to safely operate 26-ft box truck, at minimum
Valid driver’s license / CDL license not required but beneficial
Clean personal and previous employment driving record

JOB / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:
A. Physical Requirements: lifting, moving, heavy objects (in excess of 75 lbs), bending, kneeling, crouching, etc. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.

B. Travel Requirements:
% Total travel (local): 95%
% Overnight travel: 5%

C. Utilization of Time and Equipment:

5% 1. Laptop / desktop computer, telephone, projector
95% 2. Equipment includes, but not limited, to: power/hand tools, a-frames, pallet jack, forklift, handcart, dolly, and other warehouse/loading dock materials
D. Licenses & Certifications Required: Must have valid driver’s license / CDL not required but beneficial

E. Qualifications:

MINIMUM EDUCATION: High School Degree
Minimum Experience: 2 – 4 Years
PREFERRED EDUCATION: 4-Yr College Degree
Preferred Experience: 2 – 4 Years

Disclaimer: This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility of the jobholder. Certain features of this job are described in the above headings, but are not necessarily limited to the above written statements. They may be subject to review. All positions within Crozier may include other duties as assigned.

Crozier is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, age, national origin, sex, sexual preference or handicap.

How to apply:

We welcome resumes for consideration at work@crozierarts.com

 

 


• Job Title: Art Handling Specialist – Driver
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: Crozier Fine Arts
• website: www.crozierarts.com
• Location: New York, New York, United States

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: art-handler, arts, and driver. Location: New York. Job listing expires in 7 days.