A successful and rapidly growing art storage company seeks a full-time driver with art handling experience to support day-to-day activities at our Long Island City facility.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience working and driving in New York City and will be comfortable packing and moving a wide range of art objects, as well as installing fine art. The driver will report to the Fleet Manager and will be responsible for the transportation of artwork between storage facilities and client locations on a daily basis.
Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Proper handling, of art objects, fragile and artistic material, antique and high-end furniture using the appropriate methods for packaging, loading & securing for safe transport.
Preparation of paperwork, including bills of lading, labeling, driver logs, and detailed condition reports with accompanying photos if necessary
Receive and release shipments into warehouse facilities
Load/unload truck for safe transportation and storage
Pack artworks for local, national and international transportation and storage
Install/de-install artworks in-house or at offsite locations
Some overtime and weekend work may apply
Qualifications & Skills:
Team Player, able to work in a dynamic environment
Minimum 5 years of logistics installation, packing and art handling experience
Firm grasp of all tools, hardware and equipment used in the above
Excellent communication and attention to detail
Ability to problem solve and solution onsite issues and the experience to know when to escalate problems to supervisor
Experience installing large artworks (both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional) using a gantry, material lifts, and/or scaffolding if required
Positive, proactive, team player that is comfortable interacting with clients and has strong sense of job site decorum