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 recordlifting, moving, heavy objects (in excess of 75 lbs), bending, kneeling, crouching, etc. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.
Physical Requirements and Qualifications 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. Travel Requirements: Local 95%Overnight 5% Utilization of Time and Equipment:5% Laptop / desktop computer, telephone, projector95% 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 DegreeMinimum Experience: 2 – 4 YearsPreferred Education: 4-Year College DegreePreferred Experience: 2 – 4 Years
Qualified applicants should send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.