Chromatic Fine Art Services is looking for part time or freelance art handlers with truck driving experience.
Competitive hourly rate based on experience. Opportunity to grow into a full-time position.
*If you have no truck driving experience, we would also like to hear from you but please state all of your other qualifications.
All applicants must have a MINIMUM of 5 years experience in the art handling industry (art handling companies, museums, galleries, or artist studios) AND be an experienced NYC driver comfortable driving commercial vehicles of various sizes (minimum a high roof cargo van) with a clean and valid standard class D license (no CDL needed).
Trucking experience with knowledge of NYC truck routes and height clearances. Ability to safely secure and transport a truckload. (If you have no truck driving experience, please state so on your application)
Familiar with packing artwork in multiple ways, such as shadowboxes, travel-frames, crate pack outs, and cardboard slip casing.
Can complete detailed paperwork.
Ability to multi-task.
Work hours are generally 8am-5pm, but comfortable with occasional early morning and late-night work for the breakdown and transfer of sales from a major auction house. Artworks vary greatly from Asian antiques, Old Master paintings to contemporary art.
Be able to work with a large crew. We have a highly skilled crew consisting of mostly young artists.
Knowledge of art is preferred.
If you meet all of the above requirements, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with a cover letter, descriptions of your prior experiences related to this job and a work resume. On your application, please state the largest truck size you feel comfortable driving, as well as availability.