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Job Opening: Handler/Driver

Company: Art Zone

Wage range: $22-30/hr

Location: Ottawa, ON

Are you a skilled truck driver with a passion for the arts? We are seeking a versatile individual to join our team at Art Zone as a Truck Driver and Art Handler. This unique position combines the expertise of a reliable truck driver with the finesse of an art handler, ensuring the safe and secure transport of valuable artworks and installations.


  • Safely operate and maintain the company truck for the transportation of art pieces, installations, and related equipment.

  • Coordinate with artists, curators, and team members to schedule and execute timely deliveries and pickups.

  • Implement proper handling and packing techniques to ensure the safety and security of artworks during transportation.

  • Assist with the installation and de-installation of art exhibits and displays.

  • Collaborate with the arts team to maintain accurate inventory records and handle logistics for exhibitions and events.

  • Adhere to all safety regulations and transportation laws while on the road.


  • Valid Class A or Class B commercial driver's license.

  • Proven experience as a truck driver with a clean driving record.

  • Previous experience in art handling, including packing, unpacking, and installation.

  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects, ensuring the safe handling of valuable artworks.

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.


  • High school diploma or equivalent. Additional certifications in truck driving or art handling are advantageous.

  • Knowledge of safety regulations and best practices for transporting art and related equipment.

  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends based on exhibition schedules.

  • Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining the integrity of artworks during transportation and installation.

How to Apply:

If you have the skills and passion to merge the precision of a truck driver with the delicate touch of an art handler, we invite you to apply. Submit your resume, a cover letter, and any relevant certifications to [email protected]. Please include "Truck Driver and Art Handler Application - [Your Name]" in the subject line. 

Art Zone is an equal opportunity employer, welcoming applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences.

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