SUMMARY: Hazel Green United Methodist Church in Hazel Green, AL is seeking candidates to serve as primary pianist and adult choir accompanist for traditional church services at 8:30 am and 11:00 am each Sunday, Wednesday evening practices at 6:30 pm, and special services as needed (Easter, Christmas, weddings and funerals, etc.). In addition, serves as accompanist for Youth Choir which practices on Sunday afternoons 4:30 – 5:15 pm during the academic year and during church services when they perform (about six times per year). Please submit resumes by July 4, 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOURS: The Choir Accompanist shall work the hours required to perform the duties outlined in this job description.
ACCOUNTABILITY: You work under the supervision of the Music Director, the director for the choir you accompany, in cooperation with all other staff, and are accountable to the Senior Pastor and to the Staff-Parish Relations Committee.
RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Accompany the traditional morning worship services at 8:30 and 11:00 on Sunday mornings on the piano or organ as requested by the Music Director. This includes the ability and willingness to provide a prelude, offertory, postlude and appropriate music for prayer time. You must also play hymns as suggested by the Music Director and/or pastor for that particular service. 2. Accompany any special music which may be required for the services. 3. Accompany the rehearsal of either a children’s or junior high youth choirs which meets on Sunday evening prior to the 6:30 worship time. The children’s choir will meet from 5:30-6:15 during the regular school year. 4. Accompany the group for which you play when they are scheduled to sing for traditional morning worship services. These services will either be at 8:30 or 11:00, and will average about six a year. 5. Accompany the children’s (or junior high) group for one major performance per year. Traditionally, these are in May. You are expected to be present for any extra rehearsals called by the Music Director. 6. Accompany Instrumentalists and bells when needed at the direction of the Music Director.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS: 1. A love for Christ 2. Advanced piano abilities 3. Familiarity with traditional Methodist worship services and hymns 4. Ability to play the organ (desired)
Contact: Richard McAdams, Staff Parish Relations Chair
Location: Hazel Green United Methodist Church
Address: 14131 Hwy. 231/431 N. Hazel Green AL 35750