Art Handler / Driver - Fine Art & Antiques

The British Shop Inc

The British Shop, Inc. is 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.

Responsibilities

Art and Antique 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

  • 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

Requirements

The following qualities will be evaluated for compensation at the higher range of hourly rates:

  • Driver 26-foot (non-CDL) art truck within the tristate area, and occasionally out of state.

  • Crew Chief experience

  • Knowledge of Articheck condition reports

  • Certified operator of forklift or scissors lift

  • Rigging experience

  • Art Fair experience

How to Apply

Applications or inquiries will be accepted via email with subject line: Handler and/or Driver of Antiques, Furniture & Fine Art

To apply send resume and cover letter to : jobs-usa@thebritishshop.com

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.

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Posted on November 12