Class 1 class 2 Van drivers Fine Arts and antiques

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere

Recruiting for a Driver / Fine Art Handler for one of the UK’s leading providers of specialist packing and international shipping to the fine art, antiques and interior design industry, with offices near Heathrow, the Midlands and New York.

looking to recruit a ‘driver/art handler’ to join a growing team

Responsibilities will include: –

* Proper handling and packing of various types of fine art and furniture and securing in truck for safe transport
* Installation/De-Installation of various fine art and furniture
* Picking up and delivering a variety of artworks including paintings, sculptures and high value furniture of all descriptions
* Driving a truck, locally and long distance between cities and around Europe
* Inspecting artworks to determine how, where, when, or if to touch them and how to pack for transport
* Understand how to properly wrap, load, span, tie in artworks within a truck to keep them safe and stable during transport
* Efficiently handling paperwork including bills of lading, labelling, timesheets and detailed condition reports with photos
* Communicating with operations team throughout the day
The ideal candidate will have the ability to contribute to working in a small team and a willingness to learn. Training will be available to cover gaps in qualifications for candidates with the right attitude.
The right candidate will have the following:
* Clean driving record
* Be physically fit and have the ability to work comfortably on ladders, scaffolding and/or mechanised lifts
* Professional appearance and demeanour
* Class 2 licence (although training could be provided)
* Willingness to work around Europe
* Willingness to spend nights away for longer trips
* Some knowledge/experience handling high end goods would be advantageous

Overtime and night away payment available, alongside the opportunity to grow within an exciting and expanding international company

If you have fine arts specialist packing and transportation experience with a clean licence and a class 1 or 2 licence then please apply today to