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.


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PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR
Part-Time | $22 to $27/hour depending on experience

Highlands Community Church is looking for a Preschool Director who has a passion for nurturing the faith of our youngest generation and their families. He/She will make every Sunday morning an engaging place where kids can connect to God’s word at their age level, help them grow in their knowledge of God and His love for them, and provide a fun and faith-filled community. The Preschool Director provides leadership and direction for Highlands’ weekend preschool programming (birth thru Kindergarten), creates discipleship opportunities for preschoolers and their families, and serves on the Next Gen team. This is a regular, non-exempt, part-time position.

To apply, after prayerful consideration, email your letter of interest and resume to our HR Manager, Judy Fetzer, at judyf@highlandscc.org.

Next Gen Admin
Part-Time | $22 to $27/hour depending on experience

We’re looking for our next Next Gen Ministry team member, someone with a servant’s heart who is a skilled administrator. This person should enjoy students and kids, be highly organized, and have a passion for helping our ministry run smoothly, effectively, and professionally. Projects include event coordination and management, budget oversight, tracking of baptisms and volunteer team members, as well as some parent interactions. This regular, non-exempt position is part time with occasional event support on weekends.

To apply, after prayerful consideration, email your letter of interest and resume to our HR Manager, Judy Fetzer, at judyf@highlandscc.org.


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Digital Marketing Specialist
Part-Time | $23 to $28/hour depending on experience

We are looking for a creative digital marketing specialist to share stories of life change and ministry through digital marketing channels. This person will be part of the communications team, creating and overseeing our social media strategy and managing campaigns. This person will be responsible for written and digital marketing, as well as website management. The position is part-time.

To apply, after prayerful consideration, email your letter of interest and resume to our HR Manager, Judy Fetzer, at judyf@highlandscc.org.


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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.