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Art Handling Specialist / Driver

Careers Art Handling Specialist / Driver
Job Title: Art Handling Specialist / Driver
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Location(s): New York City / Chelsea, Los Angeles / Inglewood, Washington DC, Boston, Miami / Fort Lauderdale, 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 work@crozierarts.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.


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