Website Gateway Gallery Auction
We are looking for an efficient, focused, safety-minded individual to lead our auction acquisitions team. We have a full time, long term position available. Applicants should have management experience as well as extensive knowledge or packing, loading and unloading trucks, moving furniture and other personal property and have access to reliable transportation. Individuals with live auction experience are in especially high demand. We offer paid time off, health benefits and competitive pay. The ideal candidate will be capable of leading a team, communicating effectively and working with management to accomplish company goals.
Essential job functions:
The mover / driver leads performs a variety of tasks related to moving customers’ personal possessions as well as performing supervisory tasks.
Communicate company goals to team members
Analyzes problem situations in depth; uses good judgment, discretion, and independence.
Juggles several tasks simultaneously, and prioritizes and completes work assignments.
Provides documentation in a clear, concise manner (e.g., notes, memos, letters, reports, etc.)
Communicates effectively with management
Maintains written records and log books
Performs written work order requisitions
Experienced and qualified to drive a large truck, both locally and occasionally for long distances.
Proficient with tools and able to disconnect and reconnect furniture and simple electronics.
Able to efficiently and carefully move all types of household furniture, cabinets, appliances, office equipment
Lift heavy loads up to 80 lbs on a regular basis
Trains and shows proficiency in using proper lifting techniques and body mechanic skills.
Maintains the truck in good condition are directed:
Takes the truck for its regular scheduled maintenance.
Keeps the cab and bed clean and free of trash.
Keeps the truck in a clean outside appearance.
Repairs, cleans, lubricates, and stores equipment, tools, and fixtures.
Cleans and maintains the storage building as assigned.
Performs preventive maintenance as assigned.
Directs team members regarding approaches to specifics maintenance or repair problems.
Unloads trucks, receives merchandise, and places that merchandise in a neat and orderly manner in assigned storage areas.
Directs supplies/equipment pick-ups
Assigns inventory and supply distribution processes
In performance of assigned job duties, interacts with customers in a cheerful / positive manner and is respectful of the customer’s personal belongings and uses good judgment in working with customers
Works closely with management to organize items for auction
Perform set-up and clean-up tasks
Function as a floor runner on auction day
Perform general maintenance of company-associated facilities, grounds and equipment using company tools and equipment
Provide Labor support as needed
Performs other related duties
Physical requirements for the completion of the job include:
Ability to perform physical labor that requires bending, twisting, stretching, crouching, kneeling, reaching, repetitive motion, pushing, pulling, and lifting and carrying objects, with routine reaching / lifting of the arms over the head to access shelving, storage racks, or other high areas and lift objects.
Standing and walking for extending periods of time, with ability to move adequately through all areas of the customers house or business – includes walking over rough and uneven surfaces.
Dexterity of hands and fingers required to manipulate objects and use various types of maintenance equipment and tools.
Ability to see and hear within normal parameters.
Physical stamina to lift, pull, carry, or move light to heavy objects as required to perform job duties (i.e. bulk supplies, mechanical parts, and other merchandise – packaged in boxes, plastic containers, or other packaging; customers furniture and other small to large appliances; mowing equipment; mechanical / gardening tools of all sizes; ladders; lifting mechanisms)
When lifting, employee must follow standard safety / ergonomic precautions and applicable facility procedures at all times and secure assistance and/or use of an approved lifting device when necessary; and may be subject to extreme variances in temperature, hazardous conditions, and inclement weather in the performance or duties.
High School Diploma or GED
PA Driver’s License
Able to Pass Test for Physical Card
Knowledge of Loading/Unloading Trucks
GENERAL JOB REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL EMPLOYEES
Supports the mission and values of Gateway Gallery Auction Inc.
Reports to immediate supervisor or company President/Vice-President
Attends work as scheduled, maintains acceptable personal appearance / hygiene and keeps the work area in a neat, clean, and orderly condition.
Understands and complies with job performance requirements.
Demonstrates good judgment in the performance of job duties.
Supports customer service efforts and initiatives while exhibiting quality customer service behavior.
Demonstrates kindness, tact, and courtesy toward all customers, family members, colleagues, outside vendors, and other visitors to Gateway Gallery Auction
Treats all matters concerning the company, facilities, staff and customers with strict confidentiality.