Employment

Thank you for your interest in working at Calvary Church. In order to create and maintain an atmosphere of excellence, we are looking for highly motivated people who are willing to give 100% every day. We want people who will partner with Calvary Church in reaching our community with the love of Christ.

Please read carefully the requirements and qualifications for the job in which you are interested. You must complete a separate application for each position of interest to you. Based on the position, you may be asked to attach your résumé. Full-time benefits are available. 

If we think you’ll be a good fit with our team at Calvary Church, we’ll be in touch. 

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Full-time

HVAC Technician

Job Posting: 9/2/18

HVAC Technician

The HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning) Technician is responsible for servicing troubleshooting and maintaining of heating, cooling and refrigeration equipment.   

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provides preventive maintenance on heating, cooling and refrigeration systems.
  • Troubleshoots units that are not working and replaces parts that are defective.
  • Performs related work as assigned.
  • Repairs refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, control systems, and humidity and temperature control systems.
  • Troubleshoot and repair all electrical and mechanical components of HVAC equipment.
  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing of commercial/industrial air conditioning and multi-zone heating and cooling systems.
  • Respond to work orders in a timely fashion.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned or needed.

Key Competencies

  • Work varying shifts, weekends and holidays.
  • Work extended hours outside in varying weather conditions.
  • Perform heavy manual labor.
  • Operate various types of tools and equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Ability to climb ladders, operate and use “genie lift” to full capacity.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to read, understand and work from blueprints, specifications and schematics.  
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work independently.
  • Follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Education and Experience

  • At least 2-3 years of previous experience in HVAC Service.
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license. 
  • HVAC Certification/License preferred.

Relationships

  • Number of people supervised: None

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds consistently with heavier weight necessary at times.

Facilities Director

Job Posting: 8/29/18

Facilities Director

The Facilities Director will lead the Facilities department including Facility Planning, Maintenance, Custodial, and Event Staff. This person is responsible to develop and execute a Facilities and Event Management Program including processes and procedures for the development, use, care, and maintenance of all church and school buildings, grounds, and property. The Facilities Director implements programs, and provides leadership and support to all facilities support staff in an effort to effectively and efficiently maintain all properties. The Director is responsible for establishing standards and guidelines for facility operations, major equipment/systems use and replacement, long-range replacement plans, and leading in the implementation of these programs.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

Facilities Maintenance

  • Direct and oversee the maintenance, repairs and capital improvements of Church-owned properties and facilities.
  • Must have HVAC experience
  • Plan, manage, and administer Facilities Department budget. Review reports of expenditures for previous fiscal year and proposed improvements to facilities in order to prepare budget estimates for upcoming fiscal year.
  • Manage the department staff, including responsibility for hiring, training, scheduling work assignments, performance management, discipline and authorization of overtime.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records, files and cost summaries (both material and labor) on all projects.
  • Establish departmental goals and objectives in coordination with the strategic plan of Calvary with long and short-term planning and space utilization.
  • Directly manage functional department heads to ensure that the focus, relationships and communication between the departments is optimized and functioning to ensure the highest level of service at all times.
  • Obtain bids for additional work from outside contractors as needed.
  • Ensure supervisors/leads maintain an appropriate inventory of cleaning materials and supplies compared to cost/budget analysis.
  • Work with appropriate staff, committees and leaders in managing the facilities by providing input for both short and long-range expenses.
  • Evaluate, implement and manage energy management/utility consumption improvement programs.
  • Ensure that HVAC systems are well maintained and in good repair.
  • Direct security contractors, operate and maintain security and fire alarm systems, coordinate campus safety and environmental issues along with other departments.
  • Work with appropriate government agencies to ensure that buildings are safe and meet current code requirements while maintaining a safe and productive work environment for all employees.
  • Inspect facilities to determine necessary maintenance and ensure quality control of all work.
  • Interpret church policy to employees and enforces church policy and practices.
  • Schedule and coordinate major projects with other staff members.
  • Develop and implement emergency preparedness plans.
  • Provide facilities emergency "on call" services.
  • Ensures the implementation and execution of all established safety requirements.
  • Responsible for ensuring that grounds, buildings and other surrounding areas meet quality assurance standards.

Key Competencies

  • Ability to manage a team and execute long-term planning
  • Ability to work well with others and be a team player.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills are required for effectively directing staff, negotiating vendor and contract services. Correspondence with managers, tenants, contractors, staff and other departments must be clear and concise to represent the organization in the most positive and beneficial manner.
  • Ability to prioritize workload, meet deadlines and manage many projects simultaneously.
  • Work varying shifts, weekends and holidays.
  • Work extended hours outside in varying weather conditions.
  • Perform heavy manual labor.
  • Operate various types of tools and equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public.

Education and Experience

  • 6-10 years of relative work experience.
  • 4 years supervisory experience.
  • High-School Diploma required, college degree preferred.
  • Combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position may be considered.
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license. 
  • Computer skills: i.e. Microsoft Office, eSpace (or other resource scheduling program), and ability to learn other software. Knowledge of legal codes and standards (OSHA, MSDS, etc.)

Number of people supervised

All of Maintenance Department

Physical Demands

Must be able to lift and move objects up to 35 pounds consistently with heavier weight necessary at times.

Maintenance Worker

Job Posting: 8/6/18

Maintenance worker

Maintenance worker’s job is to perform routine and extensive range of work in the repair and general maintenance of facilities, buildings, and equipment under general supervision. They execute work within established procedures and process under both verbal and written instructions.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Performing repair or general Maintenance work of vehicles, facilities, buildings, grounds and equipment at various sites assisting with electrical, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, painting tasks and HVAC filter changes.
  • Performing minor repairs, troubleshooting and adjustment of locks on cabinets, locks, closets, desks.
  • Servicing kitchen appliances and emergency equipment, and reporting mechanical malfunctions to party for action.
  • Moving and assisting in transportation of furniture and equipment.
  • Setting up and breaking down cubicle partitions, exercising discretion to identify projects that need higher skilled crafts individual’s services.
  • Helping with event setup and tear down.
  • Snow removal.

Key Competencies

  • Ability to efficiently use various power and hand tools.
  • Ability to operate a forklift.
  • Should follow oral or written instructions.
  • Communicate efficiently and fluently in both written and oral form.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships.

Education and Experience

  • High school education or GED.
  • 2 years of on-the-job experience or other related experience.
  • A valid driver’s license.

Number of persons supervised

 None

Physical Demands

Must be able to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds consistently with heavier weight necessary at times.

Video Production Director

Job Posting 6/15/18

Video Production Director

The purpose of the Video Director is to drive and manage all aspects of video creation and implementation at Calvary Church, from concept to the final product. The Video Director will work closely with the Communications Director for a seamless integration of video in light of the objectives of the entire Media Department. 

Main Job Tasks & Responsibilities 

  • Oversees all video output at Calvary Church
    • Includes (but not limited to): weekly announcement videos, monthly missions updates, testimony videos, sermon support videos, animated graphics, etc.
  • Oversees gathering of all video footage at Calvary Church
    • Includes (but not limited to): weekend services, all-church events, ministry events, etc. 
    • Coordinates shooting schedule, keeping an eye on upcoming events and footage needs
  • Manages video team (staff employees, freelancers, volunteers)
    • Motivates team members to excel
    • Manages team’s weekly schedule
    • Mentors team members in areas needing improvement; willing to guide, teach and inspire members to improve
  • Project manages video projects from beginning to end
    • Contacting subjects, shooting b-roll, planning motion graphics, researching locations, developing setups, editing, selecting music, sending proofs, etc.
  • Brings ideas to the table—passionate about finding new ways to communicate, tell stories and inspire people via video
  • Understands the importance of video integration beyond the weekend service—able to seamlessly integrate video into social media communication, website goals, etc.
  • Able to clearly communicate vision and ideas to executive team
  • Has an advanced level of experience with all things video, including camera shooting techniques, video lighting, sound recording, and above average post production capabilities 
  • Communicates with campuses and coordinates their videos as needed 
  • Works closely with Tech Director to ensure proper settings and styles for playback
  • Participates in weekly tech run-throughs in preparation for weekend services
  • Upholds and constantly pushes the level of excellence for videos at Calvary Church
  • Able to work well (and closely) with the entire media department, understanding that video is one part of a whole creative process
  • Is passionate about new projects and the possibility of creating something new
  • All other duties as assigned

Key Competencies 

  • High level of video editing
  • High level of shooting knowledge
  • High level of studio lighting and set-ups
  • Good understanding of audio mix
  • Good understanding of motion graphics
  • Good understanding of special effects, 3D and compositing
  • Able to conduct an interview and work with subjects
  • Naturally on the cutting edge of trends
  • Strong team player
  • Strong storytelling skills
  • Understanding of timing, motivation and continuity
  • Flexible—adaptable to change
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Able to project manage and prioritize 
  • Understands deadlines and is able to adjust schedules/strategies in order to meet deadlines every time
  • Able to communicate clearly (whether to team members, executive team or volunteers)
  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Not afraid of stressful situations; able to keep calm under pressure
  • Has a ministry mindset and understands the need to accomplish deadlines for ministry to happen each week
  • Has a passion for the Church and a desire to tell stories of God working 
  • Positive, encouraging attitude 
  • Christian character and strong personal relationship with God 
  • Friendly and compassionate
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills 
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality 

Education and Experience 

  • 5 years in a video production role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a media field is preferred yet will be overlooked with adequate, proven experience in the field
  • Proven work experience managing people
  • Experience with digital technology and Adobe editing software packages (Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator)
  • Understanding of the live production process (preferred)

Relationships 

Number of people supervised: 1 

Physical Requirements 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

This position will require an employee to be able to be seated at a computer for 8-hour work days. In the case of video shoots, the employee needs to be able to lift and/or transport up to 40 pounds and be able to set up equipment weighing up to 20 pounds and may be required to be able to work on hands and knees to run cables, etc. Good sight and hearing are necessary for all aspects of this job.

Part-time

Sports Administrative Assistant

Job Posting 11/6/18

Administrative Assistant for Sports Ministry

The purpose of the Administrative Assistant is to schedule appointments, give information to callers, and otherwise relieve pastor/director of clerical work and major administrative and business detail by performing the following duties.

Main Job Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Help organize and plan activities and events
  • Create and maintain registrations for events
  • Answer and screen the overseeing pastor’s telephone calls and give information to callers/schedule meetings
  • Greet scheduled visitors and lead to appropriate area or person
  • Submit electronic requests to Media Dept. for sound, equipment, personnel, printed items, bulletin announcements, etc.
  • Submit electronic requisitions for rooms, vehicles and booth reservations
  • Submit catering orders for departmental events
  • Prepare mailings/mail merges (letters/postcards/emails) and respond to emails in a timely manner
  • Prepare check requests, collect payments, and prepare deposits for Business Office
  • Disseminate information of and follow-up with prospective volunteers.
  • Organize and maintain file system, and file correspondence and other records
  • Order and maintain supplies, and arrange for equipment maintenance
  • Provide backup for switchboard, as needed
  • Assist with work overflow from other departments
  • Perform other duties as required  

Key Competencies

  • Ability to work with people and as part of a team
  • Christian character and strong personal relationship with God
  • Ability to plan ahead
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Positive encouraging attitude
  • Friendliness and compassion
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Organization skills
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED; or at least one to two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Internet and Microsoft office software including Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint.

Relationships

Number of people supervised:  None

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

After-school Teacher

Job Posting 9/19/18

After-School Teacher for School-Aged Calvary Children’s Center

This position is a 12-month position and hours can vary during the summer months. The Teacher will prayerfully help students obtain the foundational attitudes, skills and subject matter that will contribute to their readiness for life-long learning as they develop into mature, able and responsible Christians to the praise and glory to God.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Reflect the purpose of the Center which is to help young children “grow in wisdom and stature and favor with God and men” (Luke 2:52) in such a way that honors Christ in every activity.
  • Lead students to a realization of their self-worth in Christ.
  • Cooperate with Director and Executive Team in implementing all policies, procedures, and directives governing the operation of the Children’s Center.
  • Integrate Biblical principles and the Christian philosophy of education throughout the curriculum and activities.
  • Keep proper discipline in the classroom, on Center premises, and during field trips for a good learning environment.
  • Plan ahead by maintaining a lesson plan book with age-appropriate activities.
  • Maintain a clean, attractive, well-ordered classroom.
  • Plan a program as required by the Illinois Dept. of Children and Family Services licensing standards and challenging each child to grow and learn according to his/her individual needs, interests, and abilities.
  • Employ a variety of instructional aids, methods, and materials that will provide for creative teaching to reach the whole child: spiritual, mental, physical, social and emotional.
  • Maintain regular and accurate attendance records.
  • Keep students, parents and administration adequately informed of progress, deficiencies, or incidents involving each child.
  • Follow the Matthew 18 principle in dealing with students, parents, and administration.
  • Attend and participate in scheduled devotional, in-service, faculty, and parent meetings.
  • Know the procedures for dealing with issues of an emergency nature.
  • Inform the Director/Executive Team in a timely manner if unable to fulfill any duty assigned.

Key Competencies

  • Be in whole-hearted agreement with the school’s Statement of Faith.
  • Be a "born-again" Christian who knows the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior (John 3:3, 1 Peter 1:23).
  • Be a Christian role model in attitude, speech and action toward others. This includes being committed to God’s Biblical standards for sexual conduct.
  • Faithfully attend and financially support a local church whose fundamental beliefs are in agreement with the Statement of Faith of this school (Hebrews 10:25).
  • Have the spiritual maturity, academic ability, and personal leadership qualities to “train up a child in the way he should go.”
  • Be self-motivated
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • High work standards
  • Problem solving skills
  • Decision making
  • Learning orientation
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Initiative

Education and Experience

  • Associate or Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education or Development OR
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited institution and at least 12 semester hrs in Early Childhood Education AND
  • Relevant teaching experience as documented in three written references

Relationships

  • Number of people supervised: None
  • Work with colleagues in a team-teaching arrangement

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk throughout facility; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk, hear and have sufficient vision to allow for active supervision and interaction with students. The employee is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must lift, hold and/or move up to 45 pounds.

Contracted

NXT Kids Childcare Worker

Job Posting 12/7/18

NXT Kids Childcare Worker

This is a part-time opportunity. Hours vary from 6 to 11 hours per week. NXT Kids Childcare Workers provide high-quality childcare for infants through 4-year olds while parents are engaged in Christian formation experiences at Calvary. It is expected that every childcare worker continues growing and maturing in their relationship with God by regularly attending a service or classes at Calvary Church that does not interfere with their commitment as a childcare worker.

Current Dates and Times:

  • Every other Thursday from 8:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
  • Wednesday Nights from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Other opportunities will be announced one month in advance.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Maintain a lifestyle keeping with Christian character and values.
  • Represent Calvary’s Children Ministry in a way that honors God.
  • Arrive on time whenever scheduled.
  • Provide safe, secure and professional childcare that allows different ministries at Calvary Church the opportunity to involve parents while carrying out their mission.
  • Know and adhere to all Children’s Ministry policies and procedures.
  • Create and promote a welcoming environment for all kids and their families.
  • Make sure every child has an appropriate tag and has been checked into class and accounted for in check-in book.
  • Keep proper discipline in rooms and in large group activities.
  • Engage with the kids through age-appropriate games, crafts and other activities and help them understand God’s love and purpose for their life.
  • Recognize when a child has a special need and be accommodating to the best of your ability in the situation.
  • Observe for food allergies and be cautious with kids during snack time.
  • Change diapers and/or assist kids in the bathroom.
  • Clean and organize rooms after every childcare event.
  • Fill out Incident Reports as needed.
  • Communicate with Childcare Leader for monthly work schedule agreement.
  • Use Planning Center to confirm attendance for events scheduled to work.
  • Attend meetings, Summit Event and Children’s Ministry trainings.
  • Dress appropriately to work with kids, sit on the floor and be active.
  • Inform Childcare Leader in a timely manner if unable to fulfill any task or responsibility.

Key Competencies

  • Self-motivated
  • Takes initiative
  • Timeliness
  • Effective oral communication skills
  • Ability to work well with others and be a team player
  • Desire to work with children

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma
  • Experience working with infants and toddlers
  • Bilingual Skills (English/Spanish) preferred, but not required

Relationships

Number of people supervised: None

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this work.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this work, the Individual is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The Individual is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The Individual must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. 

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