JUDICIARY OF THE U. S. VIRGIN
Location: Judicial Branch
Administrative Office-St. Croix District
Division: Pretrial Division
Number of Vacancies: 1
Documents: Cover Letter, Resume, Employment Application, and Degree/transcript
April 24, 2019
Nature of Work
This is music instruction work in
teaching youth the art of playing the steel drums in the Rising Stars Youth
Steel Orchestra. Work also involves
arranging and adapting songs to be played on the steelpan drum by obtaining an
audio version and/or musical score of songs and utilizing computer software to
record arrangements for each section within the orchestra. Both instructional work and arranging work is
reviewed by the Chief Instructor of the Rising Stars Steel Band on the basis of
compliance with program policies and procedures and student success.
Essential Functions (Any
one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples
cover all the duties which may be performed)
the art of playing the steel drums insuring that each member is afforded an
equal opportunity in learning to play.
the selection of songs to be taught with the other instructors.
and practices all songs selected for dissemination to members of the band.
for managing the Orchestra during performances requiring a small portion
(Combo) of the band.
and manages the rehearsals within the assigned section.
the progress of members in a particular section; identified those members
falling behind and requiring extra help.
as a drillmaster for respective tunes during the orchestra's rehearsal.
in cleaning and maintaining the property storage area, as well as, transporting
materials and supplies to and from the Panyard/property storage area.
in the sales and marketing of the Rising Stars collateral.
the members in a particular section in the proper care and maintenance of
parents and reports any child's problems during weekly staff meetings;
coordinates conflict resolutions meetings with staff, parents and students.
students for awards, special recognition, and disciplinary action.
band members during the cleaning up of the Panyard.
in the transporting of instruments and band members.
any pans requiring tuning or replacement.
and participates in all staff meetings.
in the managing as well as monitoring any recording endeavors (audio/video).
with all fundraising efforts of the band.
and encourages the sharing of pans during practices.
the Marshals, when necessary, in transporting members of the band to and from
engagements, Panyard, and home.
the band during performances and band practice by playing percussion in
addition to monitoring the assigned section.
and maintains the entire Panyard on an assigned day of the week.
vacuums, mops or cleans all Panyard areas each morning of the designated day of
the week; cleans and services restrooms; and disposes of garbage.
in the maintenance of trolleys used to transport band members.
interesting tunes in advance of a season and presents them at staff meetings
tunes that will complement the band's repertoire/purpose and also be compatible
with the respective season.
the key most appropriate and/or strongest for the song/band.
as a Drill Master for respective tunes during the band's rehearsals.
the sharing of the arranged music with the other instructors.
any concerns about the music by being available to Instructors during section
practices and band practices.
with the conductor in developing all dynamics and special effects desirable to
convey through the music; enters music for songs on the computer for each
section of the orchestra.
the progress of the band in playing the music and makes changes where
necessary; brings changes to the original interpretation to the attention of
the strengths and weaknesses of the rendition insuring efficiency in technique
and style thereby guaranteeing as much as possible the achievement of a clean
sound that will keep the listener interested.
duties as assigned or required.
Abilities and Skills
To apply, submit a Cover Letter, Resume, Employment Application, and Degree/Transcript
Human Resources Division
Nissa Bailey, MPA
P.O. Box 929
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin
Tel: (340) 778-9750 ext.
Submissions that do
not include the requested documents will not be considered. The judiciary will only contact applicants
selected for interviews.