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.

 

 

 

Warehouse Manager – Secaucus

U.S.Art is the nation’s largest fine art handling company, covering domestic and international transportation, storage, packing and crating, and installation of fine art and museum objects. As a third generation family business, U.S.Art’s commitment to the safe transportation of artwork is unparalleled.

We are seeking a full time Warehouse Manager for our New York regional office located in Secaucus, NJ. In addition to facilitating our local New York operations, our warehouse acts as a 24/7 hub for our network of cross-country shuttles.

Successful employees at U.S.Art make themselves an asset and either have or work towards experience in all facets of art handling including packing, crating, and art installation.

Our Warehouse Manager position is full time, 5 days of the week, requiring Sunday.

Our Warehouse Manager oversees:

  • Receiving, warehousing, distribution, and maintenance operations
  • Maintaining controlled climate
  • Organizing property & paperwork between local & long distance operations
  • Organizing and managing artwork storage
  • Efficient space utilization
  • Training, supervising, and appraising warehouse staff
  • Maintaining physical condition of warehouse & equipment

Successful candidates will have the following attributes:

  • A desire to work as part of the company team
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Able to prioritize various deadlines
  • Good interpersonal communications skills
  • Supervisory skills including training, disciplining, and coaching
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor

A full time salary position offers generous benefits including paid holidays, paid time off, health insurance, 401K with company match, and profit sharing. At U.S.Art Company, attention to detail and safety when handling artworks is paramount. Candidates are expected to have excellent awareness and take pride in their appearance and work. Compensation commensurate with experience.

Located in Secaucus, New Jersey, we are a 10 minute walk from the Secaucus NJ Transit train station.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 – $60,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Experience:

  • Warehouse experience: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

 

Project Coordinator – Randolph

National fine art transportation company is searching for a Project Coordinator to provide International and Domestic transit services to clients worldwide. 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 7AM to 4PM with additional hours as needed to complete projects by client deadlines. The environment is generally fast-paced, challenging, and interesting.

Salary commensurate with experience. Profit sharing, 401 K, health 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. The 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)
  • Willingness to travel
  • BA in Art History, History, Museum Studies or related field (preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 – $55,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

 

 

Crating Manager – Compton

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.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $65,000.00 – $70,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • crating: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

 

Operations Manager / Long Distance Operations – Compton

U.S.Art Company seeks a qualified candidate for an Operations Manager position for our Compton, CA facilities. The ideal candidate is an experienced art handler or registrar to assist our LA Operations and National Operations Teams. This position requires an understanding of the safe handling of fine art and an attention to detail. The successful candidate must be able to work independently in a fast paced environment.

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

Qualifications:

  • Must have 2-3 years of supervisory or lead experience.
  • Must be able to manage a team or work independently.
  • Must be able to pass Security/Background checks.
  • Ability to operate a forklift and/or scissor lift a plus (w/forklift certification). Some heavy lifting required.
  • 2-3 years of museum experience or a related field a plus.
  • High school diploma plus college education required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to respond to work emergencies after hours.
  • Basic 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 documentation, safety and security of artworks and objects in our care.

  • Operations: Supervise West Coast Shuttle teams. Set schedule with clients, supervise loading and unloading of all vehicles, checking paperwork for accuracy, and responsible for payroll entry. On call to respond to alarm events after hours and weekends.
  • Storage Management: Assist with the coordination of movement of artworks into and out of storage.
  • 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. Responsible for daily inspections of the warehouse areas and oversee the pest management program.

Benefits:

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

Personal/Sick Days and Vacation Days.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 – $65,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

 

Operations Manager – Orlando

U.S.Art Company, Inc., the nation’s largest fine art handling/transportation company seeks full-time Operations Manager At U.S.Art Company. This position is responsible for the scheduling, staffing, routing, direct customer interaction and overall supervision of a Long Distance trips within our nationwide system.

The right candidate will bring high energy, manager’s vision and a long term commitment to the table. Applicants must possess strong logistical and organizational skills to manage a growing fleet of vehicles.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling
  • Staffing
  • Routing
  • Direct Client Interaction
  • Overall Supervision of a Long Distance trip within our Nationwide System.

Benefits:

  • Health benefits
  • 401k with 10% company match
  • Profit sharing
  • Vacation
  • Sick time

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Experience in museum industry is a plus and 2 years experience in Operations/Dispatch

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 – $60,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

CDL A and B Driver(s) / Art Handler – Nationwide

We have exciting Nationwide opportunities for full time employees to transport goods inter and intrastate, at all of our 8 offices. We are currently seeking Full-Time drivers with a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) A & B to transport fine art / antiques nationwide. Long distance trips involve 1, 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 experience is a plus but not necessary – we will provide training and pair you with an experienced partner.

U.S.Art is the nation’s largest fine art transportation company. Operating for almost 40 years, our company provides the most comprehensive, museum-quality art handling services in the country. We are committed to providing unparalleled services to museums, galleries, and private collectors.

Benefits:

-Weekly Direct Deposit paycheck
-Health Insurance
-401K
-Profit sharing
-Excellent pay per mile (not split). Plus stop rate bonus
-Operations staff available 24 hours a day to assist
-All drivers issued a Comdata Card for fuel and repairs
-$500 sign on bonus after 90 days
-6 paid Holidays.  3 paid sick days.  1 week paid vacation.  2 weeks after 1 full year

Additional Information:

-Fleet of double bunk, automatic, Volvos and Freightliners.
-Over the road.  Team Driving.  Home most weekends
-Home terminals in: Boston, MA / Secaucus, NJ / Landover, MD / Orlando, FL / Dallas, TX / Saint Louis, MO / Chicago, IL / Compton, CA

We are looking for smart/ hard working individuals who want a place to “hang their hat” and be part a team that is the industry leader in fine art transportation.

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.

 

 

Immediate Need for Crater/Fine Art Handler (Los Angeles)

Summary:
U.S.Art Company, Inc., the nation’s largest fine art handling/transportation company seeks full-time Crater/ Fine Art Handler to work in our Los Angeles, CA location in Compton. This person will be fabricating high quality crates for the transportation for Fine Art & Antiques, from Museums, galleries and private collector.
At U.S.Art Company, attention to detail and safety when handling artworks are paramount. Successful candidates will have excellent awareness and take pride in their appearance and work.

Qualifications:
– US work authorization (required).
– High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred.
– Carpentry experience, basic knowledge of woodworking and power tools required.
– Previous experience in fine art handling and packing preferred.
– Good verbal communication skills and must take direction well.
– Professional appearance and demeanor.
– Ability to travel occasionally.

Duties and Responsibilities:
– Fabrication of high quality art crates.
– Art Handling.
– Packing and unpacking fine art.
– Provide basic tool kit, (cordless driver and bits, utility knife, tape gun, tape measure, etc.)
– Lift 50 lbs.

Skills:
– Carpentry / Wood Working.
– Art packing and handling.
– Detail oriented.

Benefits:
– Health benefits.
– 401k with 10% company match.
– Profit sharing.
– Vacation.
– Sick time.
– Personal days.

 

 

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.

 

Immediate Need for Crater/Fine Art Handler (Secaucus, NJ)

Summary:
U.S.Art Company, Inc., the nation’s largest fine art handling/transportation company seeks full-time Crater/ Fine Art Handler to work in our Secaucus, NJ location. This person will be fabricating high quality crates for the transportation for Fine Art & Antiques, from Museums, galleries and private collector.
At U.S.Art Company, attention to detail and safety when handling artworks are paramount. Successful candidates will have excellent awareness and take pride in their appearance and work.

Qualifications:
– US work authorization (required).
– High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred.
– Carpentry experience, basic knowledge of woodworking and power tools required.
– Previous experience in fine art handling and packing preferred.
– Good verbal communication skills and must take direction well.
– Professional appearance and demeanor.
– Ability to travel occasionally.

Duties and Responsibilities:
– Fabrication of high quality art crates.
– Art Handling.
– Packing and unpacking fine art.
– Provide basic tool kit, (cordless driver and bits, utility knife, tape gun, tape measure, etc.)
– Lift 50 lbs.

Skills:
– Carpentry / Wood Working.
– Art packing and handling.
– Detail oriented.

Benefits:
– Health benefits.
– 401k with 10% company match.
– Profit sharing.
– Vacation.
– Sick time.
– Personal days.

 

Immediate Need for Crater/Fine Art Handler (Randolph, MA)

Summary:
U.S.Art Company, Inc., the nation’s largest fine art handling/transportation company seeks full-time Crater/ Fine Art Handler to work in our Randolph, MA location. This person will be fabricating high quality crates for the transportation for Fine Art & Antiques, from Museums, galleries and private collector.
At U.S.Art Company, attention to detail and safety when handling artworks are paramount. Successful candidates will have excellent awareness and take pride in their appearance and work.

Qualifications:
– US work authorization (required).
– High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred.
– Carpentry experience, basic knowledge of woodworking and power tools required.
– Previous experience in fine art handling and packing preferred.
– Good verbal communication skills and must take direction well.
– Professional appearance and demeanor.
– Ability to travel occasionally.

Duties and Responsibilities:
– Fabrication of high quality art crates.
– Art Handling.
– Packing and unpacking fine art.
– Provide basic tool kit, (cordless driver and bits, utility knife, tape gun, tape measure, etc.)
– Lift 50 lbs.

Skills:
– Carpentry / Wood Working.
– Art packing and handling.
– Detail oriented.

Benefits:
– Health benefits.
– 401k with 10% company match.
– Profit sharing.
– Vacation.
– Sick time.
– Personal days

 

Art Handler/Driver ( Secaucus, NJ)

U.S.Art Company, Inc. seeks an experienced Art Handler/Driver to join its regional office in Secaucus, NJ location.
U.S.Art is the nation’s largest fine art handling company, covering domestic and international transportation, storage, packing and crating, and installation of fine art and museum objects.
Our Art Handlers pack, install and transport all manner of art and artifacts for galleries, collectors, and museums. Art Handlers may also assist in preparation of custom crates and boxes. Most work is done in a two-person team.
Company-paid travel will be required as needed. Travel varies from 1-2 overnight trips per week to longer week-long trips around the country.
Position starts at $22/Hr for an average work week of 30-40 hours. Benefits include paid time off, health insurance, 401K with company match, and profit sharing.

Responsibilities
-Pack all manner of artworks and artifacts in a variety of soft-packs and crates. Install and de-install all types of flatworks and sculptures.
-Load, unload, and drive 14-24′ box trucks
-Use basic hand tools and moving equipment, including tape guns, tape measures, glue guns, drills, j-bars, pallet jacks, dollies.

Position Requirements
-Possess a valid Driver’s License.
-Possess or obtain a DOT medical card, which requires completion of a basic physical exam.
-Pass a pre-employment drug test.
-Crouch, bend, grip, climb a ladder, and lift 50-100 lbs frequently.

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $22.00 – $24.00 per hour

Art Handler/Driver ( Landover, MD)

U.S.Art Company, Inc. seeks an experienced Art Handler/Driver to join its regional office in Landover, MD location.
U.S.Art is the nation’s largest fine art handling company, covering domestic and international transportation, storage, packing and crating, and installation of fine art and museum objects.
Our Art Handlers pack, install and transport all manner of art and artifacts for galleries, collectors, and museums. Art Handlers may also assist in preparation of custom crates and boxes. Most work is done in a two-person team.
Company-paid travel will be required as needed. Travel varies from 1-2 overnight trips per week to longer week-long trips around the country.
Position starts at $22/Hr for an average work week of 30-40 hours. Benefits include paid time off, health insurance, 401K with company match, and profit sharing.

Responsibilities
-Pack all manner of artworks and artifacts in a variety of soft-packs and crates. Install and de-install all types of flatworks and sculptures.
-Load, unload, and drive 14-24′ box trucks
-Use basic hand tools and moving equipment, including tape guns, tape measures, glue guns, drills, j-bars, pallet jacks, dollies.

Position Requirements
-Possess a valid Driver’s License.
-Possess or obtain a DOT medical card, which requires completion of a basic physical exam.
-Pass a pre-employment drug test.
-Crouch, bend, grip, climb a ladder, and lift 50-100 lbs frequently.

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $22.00 – $24.00 per hour