Art Handling Specialist / Driver
Crozier
 Inglewood, CA

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Art Handling Specialist / Driver

Job Title: Art Handling Specialist / Driver

FLSA Status: Nonexempt

Location(s): Los Angeles / Inglewood, Washington, DC, Boston, New York City / Long Island City

Schedule: varies (may include nights and weekends)

Travel: frequent local travel and occasional overnight travel

Summary

Art Handling Specialists/Drivers are responsible for ensuring the safe handling of artworks for packing/crating, in transit and during onsite projects. This position will also provide leadership and guidance during projects while acting as liaison between clients and company managers.

Job Responsibilities

  • Handle and move artworks, including wrapping, packing and crating using appropriate techniques and materials
  • Install/de-install artworks during onsite projects using proper techniques and tools
  • Load/unload trucks to ensure safe transit
  • Plan the organization and packing of trucks to ensure utmost safety of objects during transit
  • Conduct inspection reports for various types of art objects
  • Lead a team; provide guidance and coaching during projects
  • Act as liaison while onsite between clients and company management
  • Determine strategy for projects, particularly when senior staff are not onsite
  • Safely operate company vehicle and transport artwork to locations in and around tristate area
  • Maintain compliance with all local, state, DOT regulations
  • Perform all required truck inspections

Experience, Skills, and Attributes

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge and interest in fine art, decorative art and/or design
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry standard packing, crating, and installation techniques and materials
  • Ability to speak effectively to clients and coworkers
  • Strong attention to detail, discretion, and follow-through
  • 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 driving experience within the fine arts transportation or specialized removals industry

  • Must be able to safely operate 26-ft box truck, at minimum
  • Valid driver's license / CDL license not required but beneficial
  • Clean personal and previous employment driving recordlifting, moving, heavy objects (in excess of 75 lbs), bending, kneeling, crouching, etc. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.

Physical Requirements and Qualifications

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.

Travel Requirements:

Local 95%

Overnight 5%

Utilization of Time and Equipment:

5% Laptop / desktop computer, telephone, projector

95% Lifting, moving, pushing and pulling equipment, cases, containers, or boxes in excess of: 10 - 20 lbs.

Licences & Certifications Required: Must have valid driver's license / CDL not required but beneficial

Qualifications:

Minimum Education: High School Degree

Minimum Experience: 2 – 4 Years

Preferred Education: 4-Year College Degree

Preferred Experience: 2 – 4 Years

Qualified applicants should send cover letter and resume to careers@crozierfinearts.com.

Disclaimer: This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility of the jobholder. Certain features of this job are described in the above headings, but are not necessarily limited to the above written statements. They may be subject to review. All positions within Crozier may include other duties as assigned.

Crozier is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, age, national origin, sex, sexual preference or handicap.