CDL-A Tractor-Trailer Driver OTR/Art Handler

Gander & White Shipping, Inc.

Gander & White, Inc., is a full-service fine arts logistics company serving the local, domestic and international private client, museum, gallery, auction house and interior design communities. We are a 90-year-old company with branches in three countries, including 5 in the USA. As founding members of ICEFAT, we are committed to upholding the highest standards in fine art handling, shipping and logistics. We seek an experienced, positive-thinking and organized individual to join our staff as CDL-A Interstate Shuttle Driver/Handler.

Long Distance – REQUIRED!

Team Driving and OTR

PAID THE MILE AND PAID BY THE HOUR (see below

STOPS PAID AND PAID MEALS (see below)

  • FULL BENEFITS (medical/dental/vision/401K/paid holidays/PTO)– ADP Benefits after 60 days, vacation and holidays after 90 days

  • Competitive Pay with Annual Merit Increases

  • 15 days Paid Vacation, 10 Paid Holidays + 6 sick days per year accrued per service year

  • 401k via Voya Financial (without company match)

  • Company provided Uniforms & Safety Footwear credit ($300 annual credit)

  • $100 per day road per diem

  • PAY: $26.00 -$30.00 per hour (paid weekly), depends on experience

  • Paid by the mile $0.50-$0.55, depends on experience

  • SCHEDULE: Tuesday – Monday- Plus Overtime and Travel is required

  • Taxis/round-trip airfare and travel time pay eligible for out-of-area applicants

  • HOURS: as needed

  • LOCATION : Los Angeles

Responsibilities
  • Safely operate and drive G&W tractor-trailer and other trucks/vehicles as needed

  • Handle and move packaged and unpackaged artworks

  • Load/unload trucks to ensure safe transit.

  • Plan the organization and packing of trucks to ensure utmost safety of objects during transit.

  • Maintain all CDL-A compliances and licenses/cards

  • Complete daily forms, and document status and scope of work in progress.

  • Organize and maintain operational tools and materials.

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent experience.

  • Knowledge and interest in fine art, decorative art and/or design preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry standard packing, crating, and installation techniques and materials.

  • Clean driving record

  • Detail oriented: thorough, organized, accurate and productive in work.

  • 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’ experience within the fine arts transportation or specialized removals industry preferred.

  • Valid CDL-A driver’s license.

  • Clean personal and previous employment.

  • Able to travel to regional locations for onsite work.

  • Must be willing to work flexible hours

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 and lift a min. of 50lbs on their own.

Travel Requirements :

12 days on the road per month, minimum

May work locally depending on availability/scheduling

Licenses & Certifications Required : CDL-A; DOT medical card, no serious driving violations

Qualifications :

Minimum Education: High School Degree

Minimum Experience: 2 Years

How to Apply

Gander & White is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest including salary requirements, CV, or resume, and three references to: glacovara@ganderandwhite.com. Please note CDL-A OTR in the subject line. Note: we will not contact references without first notifying the candidate.

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Posted on May 30