Art Handler

Museo Vault

Museo Vault is a fine art storage facility established in the Wynwood district of Miami, Florida. As an employee and team member of Museo Vault, our mission is to operate and offer services at the highest specifications of the world’s leading museums and art insurers. We ensure highest degree of care, safety and complete confidentiality.

Museo Vault is currently seeking a part time art handler to work 16-24 hours per week. As an art handler, you will be required to interact with Museo Vault clients and take every precaution to ensure the safety of artworks and other fragile items. A minimum of 2 years of fine art handling or preparator experience in a museum/gallery or art services company is required. Carpentry experience is a plus.

Applicants must pass a series of background checks, as well as a drug test, prior to employment. Pay is based on experience. To apply please send a resume with art handling references to krystal@museovault.com.

Responsibilities

Position Responsibilities

  • Suitable handling of art objects and flatworks, of all kinds of mediums, includes loading/offloading for local transport.

  • Appropriate packing methods and creative problem solving.

  • Installation/deinstallation of all types of art objects and flatworks at offsite locations.

  • Proper completion of Bill of Ladings, labeling, detailed condition reports, and similar paperwork.

  • Properly communicate with the booking manager.

  • May work few weekends per year and some overtime hours.

Requirements

Position Requirements

  • Ability to work in team and take/provide constructive criticism

  • Minimum of 2 years of art-handling experience (references required)

  • Experience installing artwork, indoor/outdoor, and utilizing scaffolding/gantry/etc.

  • Knowledge of all tools and hardware equipment

  • Carpentry skill is a plus

  • Problem solving on/offsite

  • Capability of professionally communicating with clients

  • Positive attitude

How to Apply

Applicants must pass a series of background checks, as well as a drug test, prior to employment. Pay is based on experience. To apply please send a resume with art handling references to krystal@museovault.com with the subject line reading ART HANDLER JOB APPLICANT.

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Posted on September 9