Art Handler/Driver, San Francisco

UOVO, the premier storage and services provider for art, fashion, and cultural artifacts, seeks a full-time Art Handler/Driver to support day-to-day transportation and offsite activities out of their South San Francisco warehouse. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years’ experience working in the art handling, storage/collection management field and will be comfortable moving a wide range of art objects. The driver will report to the Fleet Manager.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proper handling of art objects, using the appropriate methods and materials for packaging, loading & securing for safe transport
  • Install/de-install artworks in-house or at offsite locations, often troubleshooting and utilizing critical thinking to solution scope changes
  • Preparation and careful execution of paperwork, including bills of lading, labels, driver logs, and detailed condition reports with accompanying photos if necessary
  • Receive and release shipments into warehouse facilities
  • Pack artworks for local, national, and international transportation and storage
  • Maintain compliance with all local, state, DOT regulations
  • Support to internal teams, as needed
  • Weekend, overtime, and holiday work may be necessary; therefore, schedule flexibility is required
  • Other projects as assigned by Manager

 

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Team Player, able to work in a fast-paced, detail-oriented and dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of installation, packing and art handling
  • Excellent communication and attention to detail to both clients and coworkers
  • Ability to problem solve and solution onsite issues with the experience to know when to escalate problems to supervisor
  • Valid CA driver’s license
  • 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
  • Familiarity with the use of hand trucks, pallet jacks, jbars, dollies and other necessary warehouse equipment

 

Compensation & Benefits

Wages commensurate with experience, plus health benefits, 401(k) matching contribution, company profit share eligibility, and other benefits included.

 

To apply, please email your resume to operationsemployment@uovo.art with “Art Handler/Driver – South San Francisco, CA” 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.

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