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Art Handler / Technician / Driver

Posted: 01.10.2020
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Depending on experience
Location: London, UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

We are looking for experienced Art technicians, handlers and drivers for established Fine Art Shipping Companies based in London.

The ideal candidates will have experience of art handling in a professional art transport company, have a full clean driving license and an enthusiasm and desire to excel in this field.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Art handling, packing, installation, movement and transport
  • Providing excellent service to clients and colleagues alike
  • Liaising with clients and company colleagues in a timely, polite and friendly manner
  • Operating all company vehicles to DfT standards.
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of vehicles and undertaking vehicle checks
  • Maintaining security of vehicles, cargo and the company premises and property at all times
  • Working on site at client’s premises

Required Skills:

  • Experience of Art Handling
  • Observation of health & safety issues surrounding manual handling and Art handling
  • Cleanliness, attention to detail and accuracy in all work.
  • Clean driving licence – up to 7.5 tonne, HGV Class 2 or Class 1, or a willingness to learn.

Person Specification:

  • Hold a valid British or EU Passport
  • A flexible approach to work and willingness to travel for away trips and overnight jobs
  • Ability to work in a calm manner
  • Outgoing, friendly and helpful attitude, with an ability to work flexibly and independently as well as part of a team