Church Pianist - FUMC Alvarado


FUMC - Alvarado
Reports to: Music Director, Senior Pastor, and Staff-Pastor Parrish Relations
Effective: TBD
Status: Part-time
Fair Labor Standards Act: Exempt (Salaried)
Job Description: 
The Pianist will provide the accompaniment for the sanctuary choir during worship and 
practice, as well as play for the congregation during the singing of hymns in worship. 
Essential Functions: 
• Play for weekly choir rehearsal, including parts. 
• Play accompaniment for the sanctuary choir during weekly worship at the traditional 
worship service. 
• Play the piano during congregational singing of hymns during the weekly worship of 
the traditional worship service, as well as, play for solos when needed. 
• Play the piano for preludes, postludes, offertories during worship. 
• Be available for the practice and worship for three special services throughout the 
year: Christmas Eve, one service during Lent/Easter season, and one other special 
service during the year as needed. 
Other Responsibilities: 
• Coordinate music selection with the Music Director, as needed. 
• Complete Ministry Safe Training 
Minimum Qualifications: 
• Proficient in choral accompaniment of hymns and anthems. 
• Proficient in playing parts as needed. 
• Proficient in sight reading music. 
Physical Requirements: 
• Able to move freely in and out of different settings (homes, church, schools, etc.) 
• Ability to perform in public forums 
Core Competencies: 
• Interpersonal skills: Demonstrates ability to work others; actively listens and openly 
accepts constructive criticism; productively engages and resolves interpersonal 
conflict, relates well to all kinds of people, inside and outside of the congregation; 
builds appropriate rapport; builds effective and constructive relationships; uses 
diplomacy and tact; is regarded as a team player. 
• Preparedness: Demonstrates the ability to prepare effectively; arrives for practice 
and worship ready to participate and lead. 

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