As an Art Technician, your main responsibility will be the safe handling, transportation and possibly installation of artwork and antiques.

Art Technician Job Duties:

Working as an Art Technician, you can expect your duties to include the following:

  • You will be responsible for carrying out exceptional care when handling, packing and transporting antique items.

  • You will be responsible for the safe and secure wrapping and packing of artworks, antiques and other high-end items.

  • One of your primary focuses and high priority responsibilities will be the safety of both property and people at all times.

  • You will be responsible for routine condition reporting.

  • You will be responsible for ensuring that all property is accounted for whilst in the gallery and/or the warehouse, and any missing or damaged items are to be reported immediately to a manager.

  • You will need to adhere to deadlines for installations, de-installations, exhibitions and transport of property.

  • You will be required to maintain a high level of personal presentation at all times, ensuring compliance with the departments standard procedures and safety requirements.

  • You will be required to complete any relevant training that is required of you, including refresher training when necessary.

  • You will be responsible for ensuring accident report forms are completed if an incident were to occur.

Key skills and qualifications of an Art Technician:

The following skills will be beneficial to a candidate looking to apply for this role:

  • Having skills within packing, wrapping and handling artwork and antiques is essential.

  • Previous experience within an Art Technician or Art Handler job is essential.

  • A high level of attention to detail and organisational skills are essential.

  • The ability to ensure the security and safety of a client’s property is crucial.

  • The ability to work well within a team, displaying excellent communication skills with clients and staff from multiple departments.

  • A flexible approach to work is required, as often over time is necessary to complete work.

  • The ability to undertake regular heavy lifting comfortably and safely.

  • Excellent computer and literacy skills are essential.

Is an Art Technician job in your future?

If the above sounds like a position that you would be suitable for, then please contact us here.​

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