Job Opportunities

 

U.S.Art Company is the nation’s largest art handling company. We handle the finest art and antiques in the world.

We have offices across the country and are looking for top talent to fill various positions. We are especially looking for people that understand what it means to be a team player, motivated and willing to learn.

We offer competitive wages (based on experience), bonuses, sick/personal time, paid holidays, health insurance, 401k and Profit Sharing.

If you want to work in a dynamic and energetic work environment with great teams and a company that rewards success, we encourage you to apply.

Please review all of our open positions below and applicants can click “Apply Online” below to fill out an application and submit your resume.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Customer Service Representative: International and Domestic Services – Secaucus, NJ

This position will require an understanding of the service level required for the transport of fine art or a willingness to learn. The successful candidate must be able to work independently in a fast paced, team environment. Interest or knowledge of fine art is preferred.

The ideal candidate will be a highly organized, quick-thinking, detail oriented person with solid computer skills, pleasant phone manner, excellent client service skills and knowledge of art and/or fine art transportation. Must be able to work independently but able to accept direction and feedback. Ability to problem solve is a must. The right person will work with an established client base while also developing new relationships with full support and training to ensure your success.

This is a salaried, full-time position (40+ hours per week), Monday through Friday from 8AM to 5PM.
Salary commensurate with experience. Profit sharing, 401 K, medical insurance. Paid company holidays and vacation

General Responsibilities:
This position is focused on the coordination and logistics management of multiple projects simultaneously while also drafting estimates and responding to client requests. This position covers both domestic and international projects.

Specific Responsibilities:
– Provide detailed and accurate estimates to clients.
– Work with existing client base
– Assist with the development of new clients.
– Coordinate with other departments as necessary for specific projects.
– Contribute to retention of documentation required by US Customs.
– Perform all other duties as assigned and required
– Understand and follow company rules and regulations.
– Maintain a safe and clean work environment

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
– Client service orientation.
– US Customs Broker License (Preferred)
– Proven background in building and maintaining internal and external relationships.
– Strong quantitative, analytical and critical thinking skills.
– Strong organizational and presentation skills.
– Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal communication skills, and strong work ethic.
– Experience in interacting with senior level management and all levels of employ.
– Must work well independently and in a team environment.
– Knowledge of museum standards for packing and transportation (preferred)
– Experience with import and export fine art, with Fish & Wildlife, and other government agencies (preferred).
– Willingness to travel
– BA in Art History, History, Museum Studies or related field (preferred)

Qualified applicants should submit a Cover Letter and Resume by clicking Apply Online to fill out an application.

Crating Manager – Los Angeles, CA

U.S.Art Company seeks a qualified candidate for a Crating Manager position for our Compton, CA facilities. The ideal candidate must have wood working and computer skills. This position requires an understanding of the safe handling of fine art, proper packing methods, and an attention to detail. The successful candidate must be able to work independently in a fast paced team environment.

This is a salaried, full-time position (40+ hrs./week M-F) with additional hours as needed to meet client deadlines. Salary commensurate with experience.

Qualifications:

Must have 3-5 years of supervisory or management experience.

Must be able to manage a team or work independently.

Must be able to pass Security/Background checks.

Must have working knowledge of all wood working machinery and techniques, including the safe operation of all woodworking equipment.

Ability to operate a forklift and/or scissor lift a plus (w/forklift certification). Some heavy lifting required.

5 years experience performing a similar job

Experience as an art handler and crater either at a museum or a fine art handling company preferred.

High school diploma plus college education required.

Must have a valid drivers license and reliable transportation

Must be able to respond to work emergencies after hours.

Computer skills required: email, word processing, excel, scanning.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Must be highly organized and able to work in collaboration with a management team.

Primary Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility is to facilitate the construction of crates for the transport of fine art.

Crating Manager reports to the General Manager and to the National Crating Manager.

Data Entry is required as well as the ability to physically construct crates, estimating jobs using U.S.Art programs, entering payroll, completing timely reports, tracking supplies, ordering materials.

Ensure Crate Shop is clean and maintained as a safe work environment.

Facilities Management: Assist management team with general upkeep and routine maintenance of the facilities, supervising and working independently as scope of the project requires. Assist with tracking, maintenance and storage of materials, tools, and equipment necessary for the safe packing, handling, and movement of collections.

Benefits:

U.S.Art offers medical insurance, 401K Retirement Plan, and Profit Sharing.

Personal/Sick Days and Vacation Days.

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter detailing experience and interests to jgray@usart.com or agoldthwaite@usart.com

Qualified applicants should submit a Cover Letter and Resume by clicking Apply Online to fill out an application.

Operations Manager Trainees- Randolph, MA

As an Operations Manager Trainees, you will be responsible for scheduling, routing, staffing and supervision of our National Long Distance Trips.

Strong people skills are a must with direct customer contact on a day to day basis.

Qualified applicants should submit a Cover Letter and Resume by clicking Apply Online to fill out an application.

Crater/Art handler- Los Angeles, CA

The crater / art handler candidates must be highly motivated, detailed oriented, team players with some wood shop experience. This is an entry level, hourly position. This position would include working in the crate shop when needed as well as working with our art handling and warehouse teams and operating company vehicles. Will train the right candidate.

Skills are to include, but not be limited to: –
– General knowledge of wood shop tools
– Careful attention to safety when using tools
– Ability to read a tape measure with accuracy
– Must take direction well and have good verbal communication skills

Position Requirements –
– Pass a pre-employment drug test.
– Have a valid driver’s license.
– Professional appearance and demeanor.
– Provide your own basic tool kit.  (cordless driver and bits, utility knife, tape gun, tape measure etc.)
– Lift 50 lbs.

Qualified applicants should submit a Cover Letter and Resume by clicking Apply Online to fill out an application.

CDL A and B Driver(s) / Art Handler – Dallas, TX.

We are currently seeking Full-Time CDL A & B drivers to transport fine art / antiques nationwide. Long distance trips involve 2 & 3 weeks OTR w/ partner. All expenses paid along with excellent pay per mile, stop rate bonus and benefits. When not OTR local work is available. Some packing exp. a plus but not necessary.

We are looking for smart/ hard working individuals who want a place to “hang their hat” and be part of a growing industry / company with growth potential within.

Starting average salary from $58-$68k per year.

Qualified applicants should submit a Cover Letter and Resume by clicking Apply Online to fill out an application.

Art Handler / Driver- Nationwide

We have exciting Nationwide opportunities for full time employees to transport goods inter and intrastate, at all of our 8 offices.
Long distance trips involve 1-3 weeks over the road.
We offer excellent pay per mile along with pay for each stop!
We seek CDL experienced drivers and CDL Permitted drivers willing and able to learn and travel.
Previous packing experience a plus.

Qualified applicants should submit a Cover Letter and Resume by clicking Apply Online to fill out an application.

 

Art handler/Installer/Craters- Randolph, MA.

Immediate openings for full-time art handler/installer/craters.Specialized training is provided. Fun & interesting work with great teams and a dynamic company that rewards success.

Position Requirements –
– Have driver’s license and own vehicle for varied start times based out of Randolph, MA.
– Professional appearance and demeanor.
– Some out of state travel – company vehicles provided.
– Ability to work on ladders and with a variety of power tools a must.

Hourly position with opportunities for overtime.

Qualified applicants should submit a Cover Letter and Resume by clicking Apply Online to fill out an application.

Art handler/Installers- Los Angeles, CA

The art handler/prep candidates must be highly motivated, detail oriented, team players with prior experience at a museum, gallery, or other art handling company.  An hourly position, 5 days a week.

Skills are to include, but not be limited to-

Knowledge of best practices for wrapping and packing 2-D and 3-D objects.  Ability to select proper archival and other packing materials depending upon the medium, surfaces, condition and fragility of a particular work. Know how to pack a slat crate, travel frame, shadow box, slipcase, cavity pack, and standard crating techniques. Know how to properly wrap, load, and strap artworks within a truck to keep them safe in transport. Prepare condition reports. Install artwork using various hardware and in changing settings.

Position Requirements –
– Pass a pre-employment drug test.
– Have a valid driver’s license.
– Professional appearance and demeanor.
– Provide your own basic tool kit.  (cordless driver and bits, utility knife, tape gun, tape measure etc.)
– Lift 50 lbs.

Qualified applicants should submit a Cover Letter and Resume by clicking Apply Online to fill out an application.