Job Posting Number: 0048-16
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Status: Part Time

Artex is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive fine art service provider to museums, galleries, auction houses and private collectors. We specialize in the safe handling of fine art, antiques and museum objects of all kinds. We provide transportation, crating and packing, storage, installation, rigging, and conservation services to museums, galleries, and auction houses, as well as private and corporate collections.

Under the guidance and direction of a Project Lead, Senior Art Handler or Lead Driver, the Art Handler is responsible for art packing, local transport and storage maintenance.

• Under the direction of the Project Lead, Senior Art Handler or Lead Driver, provides professional practices for object care, display, movement, and storage.
• Assist or complete required services as outlined by Bill of Ladings and/or instructions as assigned by the lead driver or project lead.
• Packs and handles artwork for transit.
• Loads and unloads trucks.
• Provides friendly, quality professional service to customers at all times and develops close working relationships.
• Performs work safely in accordance with Artex safety procedures and operates equipment safely
• Maintains required paperwork
• Identifying and understanding potential and real workplace hazards for personnel or for art objects.
• Other duties as required.

• Understands rudimentary & simple aspects of art handling, packing and installation of artwork.
• Able to use basic math i.e. fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication.
• Working knowledge of power tools, i.e. drill, hammers and saws.
• The ability to work collaboratively and follow instructions.
• Detail oriented, self-motivated, and a keen sense of mission.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the ability to navigate within the internet required.

High School Diploma/GED equivalent or 1 year of art handling experience. Must have the ability to work flexible schedules.

Ability to communicate effectively and resolve conflicts both orally and in writing with both internal and external customers. Excellent verbal, telephone and written communication skills.

Comfortable climbing ladders and scaffolding and operating aerial lifts. Willing to operate fork lifts and "stand behind" equipment. Willing to drive vans and trucks and in good physical health with the ability to move swiftly in and out of trucks, as well as lift, push, pull, and support heavy objects, crates, and other sundry items. The ability to dead lift 50 pounds is required.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that an employee may perform on an occasional to regular basis while performing functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter on an occasional to regular basis while performing the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform these functions.

If you feel that you possess the experience and qualifications outlined, please submit your cover letter and resume to our HR department at for immediate consideration. Please include Job Title and Job Posting Number in the Subject Line when applying. To learn more about Artex please visit

Consideration will be granted ONLY to those who possess the minimum requirements as stipulated. Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply. Artex, Inc. is a federal contractor and an EOE AA M/F/VET/DISABLED employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, medical condition or disability or protected veteran status. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resources Department at (301) 909-5502.