The Historic Organ Restoration Committee, a non-profit organization overseeing the restoration and maintenance of the largest pipe organ in the world in Atlantic City, NJ is seeking a full-time pipe organ technician.
In addition to the Midmer-Losh organ (7 manuals/449 ranks/ 33,112 pipes) HORC also maintains the magnificent 1930 W. W. Kimball pipe organ (4 manuals/55 ranks/4,151 pipes). Both instruments are in Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall, a multi-purpose facility located on the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Boardwalk Hall features the 141,000-square-foot main arena with a capacity of 14,770 seats as well as the 23,100-square-foot Adrian Phillips Theater with a capacity of 3,200.
The successful applicant will join the existing team of five employees in furthering the restoration of both instruments. Successful applicants should have skill in leathering, basic woodworking and an appreciation for professional restoration practices and procedures. Tuning and electrical/wiring knowledge are desirable as is experience with high pressure instruments, but an overall mechanical aptitude is imperative. A minimum of 3-5 years of experience is preferred. The pipe organs of Boardwalk Hall are host to frequent visitors and tours and the successful applicant would join the team in welcoming visitors as well as guest organists and recitalists.
HORC offers competitive benefits including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement plan, paid holiday and vacation time, company cellphone, and reimbursement for reasonable relocation expenses. Salary will be commensurate with experience. As both pipe organs are located in the Boardwalk Hall complex, no travel is required for this position.
HORC is an open and affirming organization and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, or political beliefs.
Interested applicants may send résumés and references, questions, or requests for more information to employment@boardwalkorgans.org Review of résumés will begin on March 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.