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Crew Member, Operations Department



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This position is responsible for the proper storage and movement of all property while maintaining warehouse procedures and organizational standards. Property movement includes, but is not limited to: setup and takedown of antique & modern furniture; installation and de-installation of fine art; moving and preparing items for photography; setting-up auctions, clinics & special events; assisting clients with pick-up and delivery of items.

In your role as Crew Member you will be required to carry out the following:
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
General Operations:
• Receive incoming shipments by checking condition and moving property to safe storage locations while maintaining barcode scanning procedures
• Unload/load trucks while maintaining proper paperwork & inventory procedures
• Unpack & pack fragile items carefully while maintaining proper inventory procedures
• Assist photographers by preparing and moving property onto and off of photo sets, returning property to warehouse inventory locations
• Assist customers with pick-up and delivery of items while maintaining proper inventory and release procedures ensuring correct and complete deliveries.
• Maintain company security procedures and standard operating procedures
• Maintain warehouse inventory standards
• Maintain forklift and other moving equipment
• Safely move and store display equipment

• Set up - move wall panels, display cases & pedestals and setup property (furniture, rugs, paintings, etc.) for gallery quality presentations
• Adjust lights
In addition to the tasks and responsibilities listed, you may be required to perform other duties as assigned by your Manager.

Required Skills
• 1-year experience handling fine art or antique furniture desired
• Ability to perform physical tasks including: lifting, pushing, pulling items using proper lifting/moving techniques – minimum weight lifting capability of 40 lbs
• The ability to safely lift and maneuver large furniture items with the appropriate furniture moving equipment, and with assistance from other crew staff as needed
• Ability to utilize appropriate lifting and moving equipment (i.e., pallet jack, hand truck, etc.)
• Forklift certification or ability to pass a forklift certification
• Ability to work overtime, as required, to meet auction schedule deadlines
• Good communication skills, and ability to work with a variety of personalities

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