Art Handling Specialists 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.
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
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
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, projector; 95% Lifting, moving, pushing and pulling equipment, cases, containers, or boxes in excess of: 10 - 20 lbs.
Licences & Certifications Required: N/A
Qualifications: Minimum Education: High School Degree; Minimum Experience: Less than 2 years; Preferred Education: High School Degree; Preferred Experience: Less than 2 years
Qualified applicants should send cover letter and resume to email@example.com
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.