EMPLOYMENT


Highlands Community Church is a vibrant community of Christ-followers, set on bringing the hope and healing of the gospel to our broken world. Located in Renton, Washington, our church is right next to beautiful Lake Washington, close to many hiking trails, and is steps away from Puget Sound. A short drive from our campus is Microsoft, Google, Boeing, IKEA, and the Seahawks' training facility. With close proximity to downtown Seattle, we are uniquely able to serve and reach a diverse group of people throughout Seattle's east side and South King County.

CURRENT OPENINGS

We are excited to begin searching for a Worship Pastor to join our team at Highlands!


WORSHIP PASTOR - full time

We are passionate about bringing the hope and healing of the gospel to our broken world in a wise and winsome way. The Worship Pastor will pursue this mission through leading our church’s gathered worship and personally pursuing discipling relationships inside and outside our church.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

Character // Someone who enjoys God, loves people, and is passionate about serving in the local church. Cherishing the gospel, demonstrating the fruit of the Spirit, and relating well to people matters most in this role. ·

Commitment to Word-Centered Worship // Someone who believes the Word does the work of creating and forming God’s people and is passionate about planning worship gatherings saturated with Scripture through reading the Bible, praying the Bible, singing the Bible, preaching the Bible, and seeing the Bible in Baptism and the Lord’s Supper.

Commitment to Gospel-centered transformation // Someone who believes Christianity is not primarily about what we must do for God, but is primarily about what God has done for us in Jesus, and is committed to this belief informing how we practice worship and discipleship.

Art and Creativity // Someone who loves to create and is passionate about communicating truth to people’s hearts and minds in compelling, beautiful ways.

Musical and Vocal Skill // Someone who is a gifted musician and vocalist who can lead rehearsals, teach parts, and coach and evaluate others.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Worship Pastor is responsible for leading and planning Sunday gatherings and leading and developing the worship team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and pastoral care to the church and the worship team (staff and volunteers).
  • Plan worship gatherings that are musically, artistically, culturally, and theologically thoughtful.
  • Develop and maintain a song bank of theologically rich and singable songs that includes hymns, modern hymns, and new songs.
  • Serve as the primary upfront leader of Sunday morning gatherings.
  • Recruit and coach musicians, vocalists, tech team members, and other artists, serving as the champion for worship ministry.
  • Lead rehearsals for weekly gatherings and special gatherings throughout the year.
  • Work towards continued growth in quality of music and aesthetics, with an eye and ear for what’s simple and compelling.
  • Oversee the Worship & Creative Arts budget in coordination with the Executive Pastor.
  • Serve as a member of the Lead Team.

Requirements

  • Must possess the qualities of life and practice that demonstrate spiritual maturity meeting biblical requirements of an elder (1 Timothy 3; Titus 1).
  • Strong leader with a solid work ethic and an ability to administrate as a leader of leaders.
  • Ability to recruit and train leaders.
  • Strong communication, conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.
  • A working knowledge of sound, light and video equipment and software preferred.
  • Ability to work well with a variety of people.
  • Organized and capable of handling multiple tasks at once.
  • Positive presence, teachable, flexible, self-motivated.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • A Master’s degree in Music, Theology, or Ministry is preferred.
  • 5+ years of related experience preferred (can be substituted in some cases for a degree).

If you are interested in applying for this role, or know someone who might be a good fit, please apply below.

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Highlands Community Church is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our employment policies are non-discriminatory regarding age, sex, color, race, national origin, or disabled status for qualified applicants or qualified Vietnam era and/or disabled Veteran applicants. We are exempt from the Title VII requirement as it pertains to our religious beliefs and tenants.


Highlands Community Church is a vibrant community of Christ-followers, set on bringing the hope and healing of the gospel to our broken world. Located in Renton, Washington, our church is right next to beautiful Lake Washington, close to many hiking trails, and is steps away from Puget Sound. A short drive from our campus is Microsoft, Google, and Boeing. With proximity to downtown Seattle, we are uniquely able to serve and reach a diverse group of people.

At Highlands, our staff values include teamwork, humor, candor, and flexibility. We believe in taking significant risks and holding one another accountable. At the same time, we greatly appreciate healthy family life and personal spiritual growth. We are looking for team members who desire biblical teaching, worship and prayer, and want to engage with the local community to help people find and follow Jesus.

CURRENT OPENINGS
Technical Director

We invite individuals who pursue excellence in audio, visual, and event production to apply for our position of Technical Director. This person will oversee and manage the audio, lighting, video, and production needs of HCC. This includes leading the online streaming of weekend services, programs and events, planning and implementing technical and staging needs, as well as managing the maintenance and operation of all equipment. Expert knowledge in ProPresenter and ProVideoPlayer is needed, as well as experience with Planning Center Online software. This position requires someone who is a team player, works well with multiple departments, has excellent inter-personal communication skills, and a desire to mentor and equip volunteer leaders. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred, as well as five or more years of experience in the field.

To apply, email your letter of interest and resume to Judy Fetzer at judyf@highlandscc.org.

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR JOB DESCRIPTION

Communications Director

We invite creative individuals who have a passion to engage with people through visual and verbal avenues to apply for the position of Communications Director. This person will oversee the branding, direction, and execution of church-wide communications. They will be responsible for Highlands’ digital strategy and social media management. The candidate must have strong writing skills, the ability to listen to ideas and stories and is be able to share them in a compelling way. This person will be responsible to brand and promote sermon series and events with artistic excellence. The role is best suited for a person who is a strategic thinker, is savvy with technology, and able to work well across multiple departments. The candidate will lead the communications team, oversee all video production, as well as work in conjunction with Lead Pastor for messaging and communications of all church information. A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Media Production/Design or Journalism is required, as well as five or more years’ experience in the field.

To apply, email your letter of interest and resume to Judy Fetzer at judyf@highlandscc.org.

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR JOB DESCRIPTION


Highlands Community Church is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our employment policies are non-discriminatory regarding age, sex, color, race, national origin, or disabled status for qualified applicants or qualified Vietnam era and/or disabled Veteran applicants. We are exempt from the Title VII requirement as it pertains to our religious beliefs and tenants.