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Art Handler / Prep.

Carson, CA

Art Handler / Prep. Los Angeles Region (Carson, CA).  U.S.Art is the nation's largest fine art handling company.  Operating for over 30 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.

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. This is an hourly position, 5 days a week.  We offer health insurance, 401K, profit sharing, paid sick and vacation days.  Benefits start to accrue after 90 days.

Skills are to include, but not limited to-

  • Knowledge of best practices for wrapping and packing 2-D nd 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 standart 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.

Possible employees must-

  • Pass a pre-employment drug test.
  • Have a vaild driver license.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Provide you own basic tool kit.
  • Lift 50 lbs.


Deadline: 05-31-2017

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