Position Description

Bark Frameworks, an employee-owned, custom framing and art services company in Long Island City that has been leading the industry since 1969, seeks a skilled technician to work in our Art Preservation department. This role includes general art preservation duties such as cutting fillets, mat making, fitting, backing, labeling, art handling, and occasional help unloading supplies or help in other depts as needed.

Please note: This position is full time and reports Monday – Friday to our shop in Long Island City. This is not a remote position.


  • Positive, enthusiastic attitude with a desire for long-term employment.
  • Previous work experience in art preservation (art handling, wrapping, backing, fitting, mat
    making, hinging, or glazing) preferred.
  • A thorough knowledge and practice of associated skills, specifically: measuring, cutting,
    labelling, checking (quality control), wrapping, admin. paperwork, art handling.
  • Excellent communication skills as this position liaises with Registration and Design.
  • A passion for working to the absolute highest industry standards.
  • Knowledge of safe art handling and storage practices (industry standards).
  • Flexibility in assisting other departments as needed (training provided).
  • Must be able to lift 40 – 50 lbs (supplies).
  • Willingness to work overtime if needed.

Position Offers

  • Health and dental insurance
  • Accrued paid vacation and personal time
  • Paid holidays
  • Option to participate in company 401k plan
  • Employee Stock Ownership
  • Attractive, clean, climate controlled work environment


  • Hourly, $21 – $22/hour, based on experience and skill level

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a resume, along with a cover letter detailing why they are interested in this position, and email to:

Word or .pdf documents only please. Please include “HR: A.P. Technician” in the subject line.

Due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements. No phone calls please.

Bark Frameworks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, and protected veteran or marital status.