Current Openings

Instrument Technician

We have an opening for a full-time musical instrument technician in our fast-paced and fun production shop. The position includes hardware installation, stringing, regulation, string winding, quality control, and other duties as assigned.

For 38 years, Dusty Strings has been building musical instruments in Seattle with an emphasis on quality craftspersonship, superior tone quality, and helpful customer service. Benefits include vacation, sick leave, health & dental insurance, and a positive, team-based, collaborative work environment.

Traits sought:

  • Experience at and desire to do technical, detailed handwork
  • Good musical ear and knowledge
  • Skill and experience using a variety of tools
  • Strong work ethic
  • Good communication skills

Please send us three items: a fully-completed application form, your resume, and a cover letter telling us what skills and experience you can contribute and why you would enjoy working here. Salary is dependent on experience.

Download the application form here and email or mail it to:

Dusty Strings
3450 16th Ave W, Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98119

[email protected]

Or come and introduce yourself in person, Mon-Fri, 10:00-4:00.

No phone calls please.


We are happy to take applications for any position, even when we have no current openings. We like knowing who's available and what their skills are. If you'd like to put an application on file with us, you can download one from the links below. If possible, we prefer that applications be submitted in person.


Dusty Strings is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/enthnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law.