Chadds Ford, PA 19317, USA
Full-Time & Part Time Positions Available
The successful candidate is responsible for assisting with the safe and efficient movement of all property flowing into, through, and leaving the auction house.
•Ensuring the safe handling of all inventory
•Maintaining orderly flow through the loading dock, warehouse, photography zones, and showroom
•The unloading, unpacking and receiving of incoming consignments
•Preparing consignments for cataloging, including tagging items, taking measurements, and documenting related information
•Moving and arranging furniture for photographers
•Setting up and breaking down live auctions and auction previews
•Assisting clients with the packing and removal of purchases
•Facilitating customer pickups
•Releasing items to shippers, buyers and returns to consignors
•Participating on preview and auction days with client interaction and absentee/phone bidding functions.
•Effectively working with other staff members to develop and maintain orderly storage and recordkeeping procedures from intake, through the entire cataloging / sale process, to reconciliation of consignor accounts
•Assisting with building / custodial maintenance, projects and other duties as assigned
•High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
•Maintain a valid Driver’s License
•Paid experience handling and moving furniture with industry-accepted procedures and safety protocols
•Ability to lift 75+ lbs using the appropriate tools
•Ability to pack/unpack fragile items to prepare for shipment
•Ability to work well under pressure
•Commitment to an exemplary level of client service
•Excellent time keeping, the ability to use time efficiently and to prioritise
•Highly organized & reliable
•Team player mentality with an ability to work independently
• Ability to adapt to a variety of working environments including extremes in temperature
Must have reliable transportation.
Previous Auction House experience is strongly preferred but not required.