One of Chicago's oldest and most experienced art handling companies is looking to fill two positions. We are in need of both a driver/art handler and a crate shop technician.
The driver/art handler position entails shipping, packing, and installing fine art, artifacts, and antique furniture. Potential candidates would work with our current staff on company trucks assisting museums, businesses, galleries, and private collectors with their art handling needs. The company runs a bi-weekly shuttle between Chicago and New York which includes extra hours and increased pay. The driver/art handler position would have potential for full time and over time hours. Hours can be flexible as weekly and daily schedules will vary.
The crate shop technician would report to the lead shop technician and Crating Manager. The potential candidate would be responsible for construction and packing of custom crates to accommodate fine art objects and artifacts, and would follow shop safety guidelines and perform basic shop and tool maintenance.The crate shop technician position would be for full time hours, Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm. Occasional overtime hours may be requested depending on specific projects.
We are looking for candidates with a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and an interest in the varied challenges presented by the art services field. After initial probationary period Icon offers a group health insurance benefit and paid time off.