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ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Enthusiastically and diplomatically works in tandem with lead handlers in the field; exhibits a friendly and approachable demeanor with clients and acts as a positive ambassador for the overall Project.

• Handles, packs and installs artwork at private offices, galleries and residences, as well as in our viewing rooms and galleries; professionally secures and transports artwork, all in accordance with museum standards.

• Assists the registration department with labeling artworks and preforming condition reports; expertly stores and tracks artwork in our warehouse, as well as our vehicles, in accordance with museum standards.

• Anticipates bookings/projects and takes all necessary steps to streamline the incoming and outgoing processes.

• Offers respectful communication to all team members and clients.

• Is part of a rotation of handlers that embark on a monthly Los Angles shuttle.

• Is available for occasional work outside the greater Bay Area.

• Attends weekly department meetings, as well as occasional programming events at 1275 Minnesota Street.

• Keeps vehicles and warehouse consistently clean and useable, bringing a proactive approach.

• Inventories supplies and administers reuse/recycling policies.

• Performs other related duties as required.

• Available to work 5 consecutive days of the week, between the hours of 8am and 6pm.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Minimum 3 years’ experience at a museum, gallery or art shipping organization; demonstrated expertise in art handling techniques, packing, crating and storing protocols, as well as client relations and team communication.

• Art transportation and shipping knowledge; Valid CA license and ability to drive a 16 – 26’ box truck.

• Professional commitment and adaptability; willingness to safely shift directions for the need of the artwork or client, in a moment’s notice.

• Experience, operating material moving equipment (VRCs, forklifts, scissor lifts, material lifts, gantries and pallet jacks).

• Outstanding communication and ability to take direction and ask for assistance, as needed, ensuring projects stay on schedule.

• Demonstrates concern for detail, accuracy and precise execution of work, all while being adaptable and willing to learn a new direction or skill.

• Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.

• Works well independently and as a team; gracefully shifts, as directed, between warehouse, client and office settings, whilst communicating along the way.

• Ability to safely lift 50+ lbs individually and 75+lbs as a team.

• Proficient with PC and Mac operating systems, including Adobe and Microsoft Suites and FilemakerPro. Ability to educate others on digital platforms, as needed.

 

BENEFITS:

Minnesota Street Project offers a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, AD&D, Paid Time Off and Parental Leave, Retirement Savings, 401-k Plan, and Pre-Taxed Commuter and Childcare Benefits.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Minnesota Street Project provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Warehouse Lead Art Handler

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Minnesota Street Project Art Services provides a comprehensive, concierge-based art collection management service to private collectors, galleries, and institutions. Adhering to the best art handling practices, we package, install, transport, inventory, and store artwork in conformance with museum standards, with 100% of our profits going to supporting and sustaining Bay Area arts and culture. Our 50,000 ft2 storage facility located in San Francisco, CA, features state-of the art environmental-control and security systems, as well as an attractive viewing room and photography facility.

Minnesota Street Project is currently seeking a full-time Lead Warehouse Art Handler, with expert art handling skills, to join our team of arts professionals.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Exhibits a friendly and approachable demeanor with MSP staff, clients, and vendors, acting as a positive ambassador for the overall Project; ensures strong communication is facilitated and deadlines are continually met.

• Leads warehouse crew in daily work orders (packaging and handling artwork) and installs for client viewing room appointments, stages outgoing artworks, anticipates incoming shipments by designating spaces in advance of deliveries, and assists with loading and unloading of trucks for shipments and field jobs.

• Moves stored objects in warehouse, maximizing spatial utilization while maintaining artwork safety

• Assists the Registration department with measuring and barcoding incoming artworks; condition reports artworks on an as-needed basis.

• Leads training exercises on packing, handling and installation techniques as necessary

• Keeps warehouse consistently clean, useable, and client-ready, bringing a proactive approach; inventories and readies supplies for field teams; administers reuse and recycling policies.

• Prioritizes the safety of personnel and artworks, adhering to company operational guidelines at all times

• Assists in upkeep of warehouse equipment and systems including forklift and HVAC

• May require occasional field work including packing, delivery and installation of artworks in client’s homes, offices

and galleries

• Attends weekly department meetings and performs other related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Minimum 3 years of experience in a museum, gallery or art shipping organization; demonstrated expertise in art handling techniques and storing practices.

• Demonstrated concern for detail, accuracy and precise execution of work; ability to quickly identify and resolve problems, ensuring projects stay on schedule.

• Works well independently and in a team; excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.

• Experienced operating warehouse equipment (VRCs, forklifts, walkie stackers, and pallet jacks)

• Valid drivers license.

• Ability to lift 50 lbs safely.

• Proficient with PC and Mac operating systems and software, including Adobe and Microsoft Suites and Filemaker Pro; familiarity with G Suite and CRMs.

• BA in Visual Arts, Humanities, Art History or equivalent a plus.

 

Reports to Warehouse Manager

 

BENEFITS:

Minnesota Street Project offers a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, AD&D, Paid Time Off and Parental Leave, Retirement Savings, 401-k Plan, and Pre-Taxed Commuter and Childcare Benefits.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

Minnesota Street Project provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Warehouse Associate Art Handler

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Minnesota Street Project Art Services provides a comprehensive, concierge-based art collection management service to private collectors, galleries, and institutions. Adhering to the best art handling practices, we package, install, transport, inventory, and store artwork in conformance with museum standards, with 100% of our profits going to supporting and sustaining Bay Area arts and culture. Our 50,000 ft2 storage facility located in San Francisco, CA, features state-of the art environmental-control and security systems, as well as an attractive viewing room and photography facility.

Minnesota Street Project is currently seeking a full-time Warehouse Art Handler, with expert art handling skills, to join our team of arts professionals.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Exhibits a friendly and approachable demeanor with MSP staff, clients, and vendors, acting as a positive ambassador for the overall Project; ensures strong communication is facilitated and deadlines are continually met.

• Assists in daily work orders (packaging and handling artwork) and installs for client viewing room appointments, stages outgoing artworks, anticipates incoming shipments by designating spaces in advance of deliveries, and assists with loading and unloading of trucks for shipments and field jobs.

• Moves stored objects in warehouse, maximizing spatial utilization while maintaining artwork safety

• Assists the Registration department with measuring and barcoding incoming artworks; condition reports artworks on an as-needed basis.

• Keeps warehouse consistently clean, useable, and client-ready, bringing a proactive approach; inventories and readies supplies for field teams; administers reuse and recycling policies.

• Prioritizes the safety of personnel and artworks, adhering to company operational guidelines at all times

• Assists in upkeep of warehouse equipment and systems including forklift and HVAC

• May require occasional field work including packing, delivery and installation of artworks in client’s homes, offices and galleries

• Attends weekly department meetings and performs other related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Minimum 2 years of experience in a museum, gallery or art shipping organization; demonstrated expertise in art handling techniques and storing practices.

• Demonstrated concern for detail, accuracy and precise execution of work; ability to quickly identify and resolve problems, ensuring projects stay on schedule.

• Works well independently and in a team; excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.

• Experienced operating warehouse equipment (VRCs, forklifts, walkie stackers, and pallet jacks)

• Valid drivers license.

• Ability to lift 50 lbs safely.

• Proficient with PC and Mac operating systems and software, including Adobe and Microsoft Suites and Filemaker Pro; familiarity with G Suite and CRMs.

• BA in Visual Arts, Humanities, Art History or equivalent a plus.

 

Reports to Warehouse Manager

 

BENEFITS:

Minnesota Street Project offers a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, AD&D, Paid Time Off and Parental Leave, Retirement Savings, 401-k Plan, and Pre-Taxed Commuter and Childcare Benefits.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Minnesota Street Project provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Lead Handler

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Essential Responsibilities:

• Enthusiastically and diplomatically leads the art handlers in the field; exhibits a friendly and approachable demeanor with clients and acts as a positive ambassador for the overall Project.

• Handles, packs and installs artwork at private offices, galleries and residences, as well as in our viewing rooms and galleries; professionally secures and transports artwork, all in accordance with museum standards.

• Assists the registration department with labeling artworks and preforming condition reports; expertly stores and tracks artwork in our warehouse, as well as our vehicles, in accordance with museum standards.

• Anticipates bookings/projects and takes all necessary steps to streamline the incoming and outgoing processes.

• Ensures strong communication is facilitated throughout the team and that deadlines are continually met.

• Is part of a rotation of handlers that embark on a monthly Los Angles shuttle.

• Is available for occasional work outside the greater Bay Area.

• Attends weekly department meetings, as well as occasional programming events at 1275 Minnesota Street.

• Keeps vehicles and warehouse consistently clean and useable, bringing a proactive approach.

• Inventories supplies and administers reuse/recycling policies.

• Performs other related duties as required.

• Available to work 5 consecutive days of the week, between the hours of 8am and 6pm.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

• Minimum 3 years’ experience in a leadership position at a museum, gallery or art shipping organization; demonstrated expertise in art handling techniques, packing, crating and storing protocols, as well as client relations and team communication.

• Art transportation and shipping knowledge; Valid CA license and ability to drive a 16 – 26’ box truck.

• Professional commitment and adaptability; willingness to safely shift directions for the need of the artwork or client, in a moment’s notice.

• Experience, if not expertise, operating material moving equipment (VRCs, forklifts, scissor lifts, material lifts, gantries and pallet jacks).

• Outstanding time management; ability to quickly identify and safely resolve problems, ensuring projects stay on schedule, whilst keeping the client and team in communication.

• Demonstrates concern for detail, accuracy and precise execution of work, while managing time and efficiency of individual and team performance.

• Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.

• Works well independently and as a team; gracefully shifts between warehouse, client and office settings, whilst communicating along the way.

• Ability to safely lift 50+ lbs individually and 75+lbs as a team.

• Proficient with PC and Mac operating systems, including Adobe and Microsoft Suites and FilemakerPro. Ability to educate others on digital platforms, as needed.

 

Benefits:

Minnesota Street Project offers a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, AD&D, Paid Time Off and Parental Leave, Retirement Savings, 401-k Plan, and Pre-Taxed Commuter and Childcare Benefits.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Minnesota Street Project provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Scenic Charge

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Scenic Charge

DEPARTMENT: Playhouse

REPORTS TO: Production Manager

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Scenic Charge (SC) for the Pittsburgh Playhouse is a 10 month (August thru May) position responsible for accomplishing, supervising and coordinating the scenic paint and treatments for the Pittsburgh Playhouse and GRW in support of Playhouse events and productions. The SC ensures safe and proper use and maintenance of all theatrical painting and application materials. The SC works in conjunction with the Production Manager and other production heads to develop production schedules, over hire and staffing needs, budget needs, and advance work with designers, directors, and artists’ representatives for a wide variety of performances and events. The SC mentors students and supervises full-time, part-time, and over-hire production staff within the paint department. This position may teach as an overload consistent with Point Park University policies

REQUIREMENTS: 

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience with a minimum 3 year related professional work experience as a theatre artisan in a producing theatre or performing arts facility. Skilled at painting techniques and applications, mechanical skills in the use of hand and power tools. Supervisory skills and the ability to read and interpret ground plans required. Strong oral and written communications skills and the ability to instruct on material relevant to scenic applications is required. 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for the artistic integrity of all paint and surface applications for all playhouse productions & events to the satisfaction of designers and production manager.

Oversees and mentors students enrolled in theatre practicum including apprentice, federal work studies and production students by instructing and supervising them in the technical aspects and safety procedures of the scenic paint department. Assigning tasks to student assistants and crews, supervising students in the operation of various technical theatre assignments.

Oversee and maintain facility areas and support all events within Playhouse production as it relates to the scenic paint department.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Working Environment: Occasional exposure to objectionable conditions or variations such as those found in variable weather conditions or light industrial settings.

Physical Demands: Job requires repetitively lifting average weight objects with repetitive bending and stooping. Frequently lifts heavy objects but alternating with lighter activities. Job may require physical exertion such as long periods of standing. Job may require above-average agility and dexterity. Frequent work at a fast pace with unscheduled interruptions. Mobility within the office. Ability to walk, sit, stand and climb stairs. Ability to use hands and fingers. Required to reach with arms and hands, and to kneel, stoop or crouch. Vision abilities required by this job. Ability to talk and hear. Ability to lift up to 15 lbs.

https://www.pointpark.edu/careersatpointpark/employmentlistings/staffandadministrativepositions/sceniccharge

Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Logistics Art Handler Technician

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April 2021

At Cox London we design and fabricate individual pieces and limited-edition collections for interior decorators, collectors and private clients. By nurturing, inspiring and enriching our relationships with our artisans & craftspeople, our clients, the communities we support and our partners, our goal is to help shape remarkable interior beauty.

 The Job

We are recruiting a Logistics Art Handler Technician to join our  production team. This role is responsible for the careful packing and handling of finished pieces as produced in the Cox Workshops involving high value items of furniture and lighting. The role will also include monitoring of essential packaging stock consumables, allowing items to be ordered in good time ensuring no delays for dispatch occur.

We are looking for a reliable hardworking person with initiative and high standards and a professional outlook.  The successful candidate will have the ability to maintain our quality service provided to customers by upholding company standards, values and behaviours.

Duties and Responsibilities Include

Correctly packing and labelling orders for dispatch following company guidelines

Processes all shipments and items for dispatch with supporting documentation

Building of wooden support structures for protection of delicate and heavy items

Relocation and installation of furniture and lighting to support a busy production and dispatch schedule.

Knowledge, Experience, Qualifications

BTEC certificate or similar qualification

Experience working with custom lighting, furniture or fine art

Excellent attention to detail

Computer literate

Excellent communication skills, English speaking

Excellent team working skills

Integrity, focus and professionalism

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