Art Handler / Installer / Driver

Ship Art International

We have several positions available as FT Art Handlers.


Under the guidance and direction of the truck managers, the Art Handler/Driver will be responsible for the safe, efficient and professional operation of Company trucks while delivering to our customers. The employee must also assist or complete required services as outlined by Bill of Ladings and/or instructions as assigned by the lead driver or dispatcher.


Ship Art International is seeking a full-time art handler/driver with expert art installation, packaging and customer service skills to join our team of arts professionals. The art handler/driver will be responsible for the safe, efficient and professional operation of company trucks delivering and installing fine art to our customers. Also required is the assistance completing required services as outlined by bill of ladings and/or instructions as assigned by the lead driver or dispatcher.

  • Installation of various artworks in a safe and efficient manner

  • Packs and handles artwork for delivery

  • Loads and offloads artworks

  • Operates a company vehicle to safely deliver product to customers

  • Reviews all paperwork to insure complete and accurate deliveries

  • Communicates with Dispatch via cell phone timely information concerning deliveries

  • Maintains all required paperwork i.e. truck log, top-sheets, bills of lading of jobs in progress

  • Provides friendly, quality professional service to clients and customers

  • Willingness to be trained by others in proper and safe fine art installation, packing and transportation techniques

  • 2+ years of art handling experience in an art shipping organization, museum, and/or gallery

  • Commercial truck driving experience preferred

  • Must be willing and capable to work a flexible schedule

  • Ability to identify and troubleshoot issues on-site in realtime

  • Ability to follow very detailed instructions and specific protocols to maintain safety of artwork and co-workers


  • Experience in handling art works, knowledge of fixings, hanging systems, art transport, packing/storage

  • Awareness/understanding of various hanging techniques for 2-D artworks

  • Knowledge of packing materials and methods specific to fine art transportation and storage

  • Physical ability required in lifting/moving artworks

  • Ability to work as part of a team; good communication skills

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time

  • Must be able to lift 50-60 lbs sustained and up to 100 lbs

  • Ability to drive Sprinter vans small box trucks, larger truck driving experience preferred

  • Required to possess a valid California driver license and a clean driving record at the time and duration of employment.

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent, college degree preferred

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently

  • Requires each incumbent to complete and pass STA application and verification.

  • Requires background check, employment physical, performance evaluation (lifting test)


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, sit, bend, lift, and use hands. Movement may occur in warehouses and offices. The physical demands described here are representative of those that an employee may perform on an occasional to regular basis while performing functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform these functions.

How to Apply

If you feel you possess the experience and qualifications outlined, please click the link to apply: or email your resume to for immediate consideration. To learn more about ShipArt please visit

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, medical condition or disability or protected veteran status. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resources Department at (650) 952-0100.

Posted on March 26