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.