Art Handler/Swing Driver, UOVO: BROOKLYN

UOVO seeks a full-time art handler to support day-to-day activities primarily within their Bushwick warehouse. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years’ experience working in warehousing, art handling or collections management. They will be comfortable packing, installing and moving a wide range of art objects. Handler must also be comfortable driving/loading UOVO box trucks when necessary and maintain a NY Driver File. The art handler will report to UOVO’s Warehouse Supervisor and Associate Director of Ops

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 maintained at all times
  • Assist with offsite installation and de-installations as necessary
  • Load/ unload trucks for safe transportation and storage
  • Proper handling, of art objects, fragile and artistic material, antique and high end furniture using the appropriate methods for packaging, loading & securing for safe transport.
  • Preparation of paperwork, including bills of lading, labeling, driver logs, and detailed condition reports with accompanying photos if necessary
  • 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

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
  • Ability to safely operate a forklift.
  • Familiarity with the use of hand trucks, pallet jacks, jbars, dollies and other necessary warehouse equipment

Competitive hourly wage with health benefits, 401(k) and profit share eligibility

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