Quantico, VA: Cantor
  • chonakchonak
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    CATHOLIC MUSICIAN/ORGANIST
    JOB DESCRIPTION

    Introduction:
    Sanford Federal, Inc. (SANFORD) headquartered in Stafford, VA., is a premier, Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that provides federal professional services, primarily engaged in providing advanced information technology, cybersecurity, management systems support, as well as business and infrastructure management services.

    We are among the most innovative, respected, and ethical providers of technology solutions to the United States government. Our mission is to provide superior quality, innovative, information technology solutions that help federal agencies best aid, serve, and protect the American people.

    Job Overview:
    Sanford Federal is looking to hire an experienced Cantor to provide musical support for the Roman Catholic Masses at the Marine Memorial Chapel and for special/seasonal Masses, as well as funeral and memorial services in Quantico, VA.

    Job Details:
    • Job Title: CANTOR
    • Job type: Part-time
    • Location: Marine Memorial Chapel, Marine Corps Base, 3250 Catlin Ave Quantico, VA 22134.
    • Schedule: Sundays.

    Requirements & Skills:
    • Musical talent and experience.
    • Music reading ability.
    • Positive and enthusiastic attitude.
    • Punctual.
    • Ability to accept constructive feedback.
    • Professional regarding dress and communication.
    • Catholic with a good working knowledge of the order of the Mass.
    • Prior experience as a vocal leader.
    • Significant choral experience.

    Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:
    • Assisting and singing in the choir.
    • Reading announcements during Mass if the choir is placed at the front of the church.
    • Preparing the congregation for the selection by announcing the songs.
    • Placing the song numbers on display for the entire congregation to see.
    • Assisting in the selection of music for Mass.
    • Provide guidance and assistance for weekly scheduled choir rehearsals (times to be determined by the Catholic Priest), soloist rehearsals when they are part of the musical program and seasonal/special rehearsals, as required.
    • Recommend and provide instrumentation for funerals and memorial services for active-duty Marines, for active-duty Marine Corps Base Quantico personnel, and/or for family members of active duty MCINCR-MCBQ personnel of the Catholic Faith, as needed.
    • Be flexible regarding musical selection and be willing to include both contemporary and traditional music in the preparation of all worship Masses/services.
    • The Cantor shall show flexibility regarding volunteers who play instruments other than the piano or organ and welcome the accompanists and or instrumentalists.

    Why choose Sanford Federal?

    You can take pride in working for a company dedicated to serving our government by providing the best, most cost-effective solutions for the US Government. Our work helps the US Government secure our nation, support the efforts of our military and intelligence communities, and provide lifesaving medical services to our soldiers, vets, and their families.

    To apply:
    For more information, or to apply, contact Martha Wells at mwells@sanfordfederal.com .

    Please submit your most up-to-date resume. Please be sure to highlight your relevant experience.
    Sanford Federal, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.
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