Jobs

Full-Time Luthier

We are looking for an experienced and trained violin maker or restorer to add to our team of professional craftsman. As a luthier, your work would focus on the restoration, repair, and setup of both older vintage and contemporary violins and violas.

  • Our team maintains a high level of craftsmanship while working on the instruments we represent as well as those owned by players in our community.
  • Other responsibilities include speaking with customers to provide estimates and answers to their questions as well as assisting with general workshop operations including managing inventory, organizing, and cleaning as needed.

Qualifications

The applicant must have previous training and a minimum of 3-5 years of professional restoration and repair experience. They must have attention to detail and a teachable spirit. He or she must possess strong time management and communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. A bench test at the shop will be part of the interview process.

Benefits

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Monthly IRA Retirement Payment
  • Paid Time Off for illness and vacation.

  • Details

  • Full-time, hourly position working at the shop 35-40 hours per week.
  • Pay rate: $25-29+ per hour commensurate with experience.
  • Moving allowance offered when relocating a family.
  • Applicants should be prepared to work all business hours: Tuesday through Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm with one evening until 8:00 pm and two Saturdays per month from 8:30 am - 1:00 pm.

  • To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to: office@jrjuddviolins.com

    Full-Time Bow Specialist

    We are looking for an experienced and trained bow specialist to add to our team of professional craftsman. As a bow specialist, your work would focus on bringing both older and commercial level bows back to their full playing potential through restoration, repair, and rehair as well as rehairing customer bows.

    • Our team maintains a high level of craftsmanship while working on the bows we represent as well as those owned by players in our community.
    • Other responsibilities include speaking with customers to provide estimates and answers to their questions as well as assisting with general workshop operations including managing inventory, organizing, and cleaning as needed.

    Qualifications

    The applicant must have previous training and a minimum of 3-5 years of professional restoration, rehairing, and repair experience. They must also have attention to detail and a teachable spirit. He or she must possess strong time management and communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. A bench test at the shop will be part of the interview process.

    Benefits

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance.
  • Monthly IRA Retirement Payment
  • Paid Time Off for illness and vacation.

  • Details

  • Full-time, hourly position working at the shop 35-40 hours per week.
  • Pay rate: $24-29+ per hour commensurate with experience.
  • Moving allowance offered when relocating a family.
  • Applicants should be prepared to work all business hours: Tuesday through Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm with one evening until 8:00 pm and two Saturdays per month from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.
  • To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to: office@jrjuddviolins.com

    Apprenticeship/Internship Summer 2023

    The Summer 2022 position has been filled. To apply for an internship in 2023, please send resume and references to: office@jrjuddviolins.com on or after September 1, 2022.
    Rental Refurb Position:
    Clean and repair instruments and bows from the rental fleet.
    Bow Rehairing:
    Learn to rehair bows from the rental fleet.