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

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 proofing. 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 for back wall, 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
  • 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

Maintenance Worker

Job Posting: 6/1/18

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

  • Perform 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.
  • Perform minor repairs, troubleshoot, and adjust locks on cabinets, locks, closets and desks.
  • Service kitchen, appliances, and emergency equipment, reporting mechanical malfunctions to party for action.
  • Move and assist in transportation of furniture and equipment.
  • Set up and break down cubicle partitions, exercising discretion to identify projects that need higher skilled crafts individual’s services.
  • Help out with event setup and tear down.
  • Snow removal.

Key Competencies

  • Ability to use efficiently 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.

HVAC Technician

Job Posting: 5/2/18

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.

After-School Teacher

Job Posting: 3/7/18

After-School Teacher

This position is a 12-month position and hours can vary during the summer months.

The Teacher shall 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 that challenges 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.”
  • Self-motivated
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • High work standards
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Learning orientated
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Show 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 hours 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
  • Reports to Calvary Children Center Director

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.

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