Job Opportunities

Art Installer

November 1, 2023

Position: Art Installer (Contract)

About Donna Child Fine Art Inc. (DCFA):

Donna Child Fine Art, located in West Toronto, is a renowned full-service art gallery catering to a diverse clientele, including regional, national, and international customers. With over 25 years of excellence in the art world, DCFA offers comprehensive art services, including art handling, installation, framing, crating, conservation, and represents a dynamic roster of talented artists working in various genres and mediums.

Job Description:

DCFA is actively seeking experienced individuals to join our team as art installers. The installation department plays a crucial role in ensuring the safe and aesthetically pleasing placement of artwork in a wide range of settings, including private residences, commercial offices, public institutions, and outdoor locations. The ideal candidates should possess skills in art handling, measurement, and basic mathematics. While prior museum/gallery art handling experience is a plus, we also welcome candidates from trade backgrounds with transferable skills (training will be provided). We are looking for responsible, problem-solving individuals who can work collaboratively within a team or independently.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Professionally install artwork, sculptures, and installations in diverse settings.
  • Securely pack artwork and objects for safe transportation using various materials and methods.
  • Utilize basic construction techniques as needed.
  • Load, transport, and unload artwork and occasionally high-value household items from trucks and vehicles.
  • Drive vehicles (G class) responsibly and navigate multiple daily stops.
  • Interact with clients, curators, and designers to ensure project expectations are met.
  • Complete work orders with detailed information, including arrival and departure times, item counts, material purchases, and basic condition reports.
  • Manage multiple daily projects, maintain communication with DCFA Gallery and clients to update arrival times and expectations.
  • Act as a courteous and responsible customer-facing consultant.

Key Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with fine art services companies, museums, galleries, or trade work with a focus on accurate measuring, layout, material handling, and basic construction.
  • Demonstrated experience in art handling, installation, trade skills, and/or customer service.
  • Valid G driver’s license and access to an SUV-type vehicle.
  • Must have Workman’s Compensation and be bonded.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects and work in a physically demanding environment.
  • Additional certifications such as forklift operation, elevated work platform, working at heights, first aid, and related training are considered assets.
  • Seeking individuals who are responsible, problem-solving, courteous, team-oriented, and maintain a professional appearance.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resumes to

Please note: Only applicants meeting the qualifications will be contacted for an interview.

Donna Child Fine Art Inc.  is an equal opportunity company committed to fostering a supportive, inclusive, and healthy work environment for all team members.

Job Type: Contract

Rate: $25.00 – $30.00 per hour

Schedule: Must be flexible

Work Location: In-person at various locations