25 Jun 2020

Full-Time Experienced Art Handler / Driver

Crozier Fine Arts  Los Angeles, California, United States

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Job Description

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-lifting, moving, heavy objects (in excess of 75 lbs), bending, kneeling, crouching, etc.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.

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 and lift a min. of 50lbs own their own.

Travel Requirements:
Local 95%
Overnight 5%

Utilization of Time and Equipment:
5% Laptop / desktop computer, telephone, projector
95% Lifting, moving, pushing and pulling equipment, cases, containers, or boxes in excess of: 10 – 20 lbs.

Licences & Certifications Required:
Must have valid driver’s license / CDL not required but beneficial

Qualifications:
Minimum Education: High School Degree
Minimum Experience: 2 – 4 Years
Preferred Education: 4-Year College Degree
Preferred Experience: 2 – 4 Years

Locations: 
Washington, DC,
New York City / Long Island City,
Delaware, Boston,
Los Angeles / Culver City

 

How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to careers@crozierfinearts.com with “Art Handler / Driver” in the subject line.

Qualified candidates only.
No calls please.

 

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Experienced Art Handler / Driver
  Crozier Fine Arts
   Los Angeles, California, United States
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Job Categories: Museum and Gallery. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: art handler, arts, driver, exhibition, and museum. States: California.
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