Art Handler – Inventory Control Team, Long Island City

UOVO, the nation’s leading provider of storage and services for art, archives, and collectibles, seeks a full-time Art Handler – Inventory Control Team to join its dynamic and growing team. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years’ experience working in New York City and/or storage and collection management experience and will be comfortable moving a wide range of art objects. The Art Handler – Inventory Control Team will report to the Inventory Control Coordinator.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Receive and release shipments, while maintaining accurate inventory records digitally and physically
  • Maintain storage rooms according to customer specifics, efficiency and safety
  • Pack high value artworks for transportation and storage
  • Assist individual client requests regarding handling, viewing, packing and/or inventory management
  • Work closely with the Inventory Control team on various projects and quality control
  • Frequent heavy lifting required with warehouse movement
  • Perform condition reports when necessary
  • Assist with offsite installation and de-installations as necessary
  • Weekend, overtime, and holiday work may be necessary; therefore, schedule flexibility is required
  • Other projects as assigned by Manager


Qualifications & Skills:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, detail-oriented, dynamic environment
  • Experience handling 2D and 3D artworks
  • Excellent customer service as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to balance being a team player and taking initiative when necessary
  • 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
  • Ability to safely operate a forklift preferred
  • Familiarity with the use of hand trucks, pallet jacks, jbars, dollies, scissor lifts, genie lifts and other necessary warehouse equipment
  • Interest or experience in learning inventory management systems

This in-person position requires on-site presence at UOVO’s Long Island City facility five days a week with occasional requests to work nights and on weekends.


Compensation & Benefits

Art Handler – Inventory Control Team is an hourly position eligible for overtime. UOVO provides excellent health benefits, 401K matching contribution, generous paid time off, monthly staff lunches, and promotes a healthy work/life balance.


To apply, please email your resume to with “Art Handler – Inventory Control Team, Long Island City” in the subject line.


About UOVO

UOVO is the nation’s leading 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. Our 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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