Art Handler, Long Island City

UOVO is the premier provider of art, fashion, and collections storage and services.  With over 750,000 square feet of customized storage across New York and South Florida, UOVO 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 Handler

Art Services and storage provider UOVO seeks a full-time Art Handler to support day-to-day activities within their Long Island City warehouse. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years’ experience working in New York City, storage/collection management knowledge, and will be comfortable moving a wide range of art objects. The art handler will report to the Warehouse Supervisor.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain storage rooms according to customer specifics, 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
  • Proper handling and packing of art objects, fragile and artistic material, and antique, high-end furniture using the appropriate methods and materials
  • 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
  • Scan property to ensure accurate inventory locations are always maintained
  • Preparation of condition checks and condition reports as needed
  • Breaking down crates, trash and other materials as needed
  • Some overtime and weekend work may apply at times
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by Manager

Requirements

  • 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

Compensation

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” in the subject line.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

UOVO is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive 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.

 

The UOVO Name

“UOVO” (pronounced “woh-vo”) means “egg” in Italian and reflects our core mission to safeguard and protect fragile objects.  Our name is as unique and different in our industry as our facilities and quality of service.  To learn more about UOVO, please visit our website at: www.UOVO.art

 

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