Art Handler, Brooklyn

UOVO, New York’s premier provider of art, fashion, and collections storage and services, provides an array of innovative solutions tailored to meet the specialized needs of any collection including climate-controlled storage, private viewing rooms, packing, installation, and logistics services. Each UOVO facility is purpose-designed and managed by a team of industry-leading experts dedicated to ensuring that works are safeguarded with the highest caliber of security, discretion, professionalism, and care.

Art storage & service company seeks a full-time art handler to support day-to-day activities primarily within their Brooklyn, NY warehouse. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years’ experience working in warehousing, art handling and/or collections management. They will be comfortable packing, installing and moving a wide range of art objects. The art handler will report to UOVO’s Associate Director of Operations. Some weekend and evening work may apply.

 

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain storage rooms according to customer wishes, ensuring adequate use of space and safety of items
  • Maintain all concierge storage locations within the warehouse ensuring efficient and safe storage of all property
  • Pack artworks for transportation and storage
  • Install/de-install artworks for private viewings
  • Assist individual client requests regarding handling, packing and/or inventory management
  • Receive and release shipments, maintaining accurate inventory and condition reporting when applicable
  • Scan property to ensure accurate inventory locations are always maintained
  • Proper handling of art objects, fragile and artistic material, antique and high end furniture
  • Preparation of condition checks and condition reports
  • Breaking down crates, trash and other materials as needed
  • Provide support to other UOVO Facilities if required
  • Some overtime and weekend work may be required
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by Manager

 

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to push and pull 150 pounds on a dolly or cart, as well as 50 pounds without mechanical aid
  • Ability to carry 40 pounds of varying size and shape up to a distance of 90 feet
  • Ability to stand, walk, squat, bend, kneel, crouch, twist, and reach overhead
  • Ability to be exposed to outside weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain and snow; and
  • Ability to safely operate a forklift preferred
  • Familiarity with the use of hand trucks, pallet jacks, jbars, dollies and other necessary warehouse equipment

 

Compensation & Benefits

Wages commensurate with experience. UOVO provides excellent health benefits, 401K matching contribution, generous paid time off, other benefits, and promotes a healthy work/life balance.

 

To apply, please email your resume to operationsemployment@uovo.art with “Art Handler, Brooklyn” in the subject line.

 

About UOVO

UOVO is the nation’s leading storage and logistics provider for art, archives, and collectibles with state-of-the-art facilities in New York, Delaware, Florida, California, Colorado, and Texas. UOVO is operated by an expert team of industry professionals and offers bespoke solutions to meet the specialized needs of any collection. UOVO’s services include climate-controlled storage, private viewing galleries, local transportation, international shipping, installation, packing, archival photography, digital inventory management, and more.

 

UOVO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an equitable and inclusive work environment for all employees. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

 

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all UOVO facilities follow strict protocols to ensure the health and safety of our community. All new employees are required to show proof of vaccination.

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