Handler and/or Driver Antiques – Furniture – Fine Art
The British Shop, Inc is a leading Fine Art & Antiques shipping and storage company with operations and warehouses in Bronx, New York and London, UK.
We seek an experienced Art Handler and/or Driver to join our New York team.
Established experience and proven work ethic will determine base pay rate, with room to advance in our growing US business.
$20.00 – $30.00 (hourly) based on attributes listed below
Art and Furniture Handler Requirements:
- Effective time management and commitment to teamwork
- Inspecting items to determine proper procedures for handling, packing and transport
- Selecting proper archival and other packing materials for the job at hand
- Packing and crating artworks and furniture of all descriptions
- Installation/de-Installation of art
- Disassembling and re-assembling furniture of all periods
- Preparing condition reports and photographs
- Completing critical paperwork such as inventories and bills of lading with accuracy and attention to detail
- Good physical fitness with the ability to lift heavy objects safely
- Comfortable working on ladders, scaffolding or mechanized lifts
- Professional appearance and conduct
- Interaction with art professionals, interior designers, private collectors and their staff
- Good verbal and written communication skills
The following qualities will be evaluated for compensation at the higher side of rates shown above:
- Drive 26-foot (non-CDL) art truck within the tristate area, and at times out of state.
- Crew Chief experience
- Knowledge of Articheck condition reports
- Certified operator of forklift or scissors lift
- Rigging experience
- Art Fair experience
- Fluent in English
- Valid Driver License (Commercial Driver License not required)
- Clean driving record
We offer a competitive salary package as described above based on experience, PTO, and an easy commute, our warehouse location is one block from the Number 2 and Number 5 NYC Subway.
We are small but growing, fast-paced team, committed to work hard for each other and our clients, in a fun, fair and supportive environment.
The British Shop, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
Please send resume and cover letter email with subject line:
“Handler and/or Driver Antiques, Furniture, Art”
Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Antiques, art handler, arts, driver, and logistics. States: New York.
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