Los Angeles Unified School District
Job Title: Woodwind
Maximum Salary: $ 34.50
Application Close Date: 03/01/2020
About the Role:
Repairs, overhauls, and adjusts woodwind
instruments, including clarinets, flutes, oboes, English horns, bassoons,
saxophones, and piccolos.
Repairs, adjusts, reshapes, and re-pads keys and
replaces key posts.
Fits springs, straightens hinge tubes, replaces screws,
and regulates and tunes instruments.
Repairs cracks by pinning and flush band method.
Tightens joint rings on wood instruments,
re-corks joints, and repairs barrel joints.
Re-corks saxophone necks, makes and replaces cork
oboe pads and bassoon end cap gaskets, and repairs end cap leaks.
Tightens parts and straightens and removes dents.
Performs soft and silver soldering.
Sterilizes and polishes instruments.
Assists in the repair of instrument cases and
modification of parts
candidate will possess extensive knowledge of:
of construction of woodwind instruments
materials, and tools, such as lathes and drill presses, used in the repair,
overhaul, and adjustment of woodwind instruments
safety orders issued by the California Division of Industrial Safety and safety
practices related to musical instrument repair
ideal candidate will also possess the ability to effectively:
hand and power tools, including drills and lathes
and understand instruction manuals and parts catalogs
computations of labor and parts costs
effectively with District personnel
Insurance: Paid premiums for your
choice of several medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans.
Retirement: Membership in the California Public Employee
Retirement System (CalPERS). Vacation: Two
weeks of paid vacation to start. Three weeks after five years of year-round
Paid Holidays: 12 days.
Education: Graduation from high school or evidence of equivalent educational
Experience: Two years of experience in the repair of woodwind instruments.
How to Apply:
(1) Visit https://www.lausdjobs.org
(2) Look for “Jobs Open to the Public” on the
right side of the screen to find the link for the position of “Woodwind
(3) Complete and submit the application