Requisition #: 313135
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Status: Full Time
Location: Peabody Institute
Location City: Baltimore
Location State: MD
Resume Required for Application: Yes
Area of Interest: Other
Contact: Human Resource Services: 443-997-5100
Located in the heart of Baltimore’s Mount Vernon Cultural District, the Peabody Institute was founded in 1857 as America’s first academy of music. Today, through its degree-granting Conservatory and its community-based Preparatory music and dance school, Peabody trains musicians and dancers of every age and at every level. Each year Peabody stages nearly 850 public concerts and performances. Peabody is one of the nine divisions that comprise the Johns Hopkins University.
Presently the Peabody Institute owns 250 pianos, 116 of which are Steinway Grand Pianos, for a total worth in excess of $2.5 million. The department presently consists of 2 full time technicians and part time support as needed.
This is a full time 12 month position with the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University supporting both the Conservatory and the Preparatory of Music. As such the incumbent must be available to work evenings and weekends when required by the concert schedule.
Essential Job Duties:
Reporting to the supervisor of Concert Operations, and functioning as a member of the Piano Maintenance team the duties of the Piano Technician include:
HS/GED required. Bachelors’ degree strongly preferred. 3-5 years of experience to include concert level tuning, knowledge of grand and upright piano repair and maintenance; installation of action parts; action regulation; and voicing for professional musician standards.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
RPT certification from the PTG- Piano Technician’s Guild
NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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