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submitted by
Mary Kirk

Conservation Assistant

CONSERVATION ASSISTANT Restoration Division, LLC. is seeking a part or full time W9 employee with a variance in experience.

This position will be either full or part time depending on the candidate. Wages will depend on performance.

As a Conservation Assistant, one should have impeccable attention to detail and the ability to work towards multiple goals at once, as well as a sense of responsibility towards their work. Experience in the following areas is required. Strong communication skills and location orientation are required as the employee will be asked to run errands, sometimes, in new, unfamiliar locations and areas.

A background in painting, as well as stretching canvases. Art handling, framing, and installation experience is preferable. Further, experience working with wood and/or metal is also appreciated, as well as driving skills with commercial vans and trailers.

Lastly, candidates with moderate to severe allergies should not apply as varnishes and other conservation-grade chemicals are often used. Candidates should have exceptional vision and hearing. Note, our team is often working on elevated surfaces & scaffolding. Conservation skills are not required upon application. The right candidate should be expected to be trained by the conservation team on the firm’s practices and should be willing and ready to follow direction. Ability to learn quickly and comprehensively is ideal.

Qualifications: - Bachelors Degree in Fine Art or Painting preferred- A valid US Drivers License required- The ability to lift 50 pounds unassisted

Please submit a resume and a short summary on your relevant background to No calls please.

Contact Info:
Mary Kirk
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Rogers Park, Chicago