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The Ark Church

FOH Engineer/Stage Manager

The Ark Church
Conroe, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 09/12/2016
Categories: Media/Technology
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 5001 to 7500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Ark Church in Conroe, Texas (just north of Houston) is seeking an experienced FOH Eng. / Stage Manager who has a passion for planning, set-up, operation and maintenance of audio, video, and lighting equipment.  Working under the Technical Director to bring excellence, execution, and leadership to the Production Department.


This position will have a strong emphasis on Audio and provide an incredible opportunity to grow, refine and/or develop new skills.  We are looking for a self-initiating, motivated, problem-solving action-oriented person.  Organization and administration are a must with the flexibility to both lead and follow, respond quickly and efficiently to on-call situations, and be able to work a flexible schedule.


We value our staff and our staff value their role and the impact they make in transforming lives for Jesus.  We place great importance on who we are as well as what we do.  If you meet the requirements below please submit your cover letter, resume, list of references, web link to audio recordings of your mixing to  We respectfully request No Phone Calls Please.



  • A technically minded and gifted person “Called” to Serve

  • Passionate about Excellence in Production...Not Perfection

  • Willing to serve by doing anything, everything, or nothing - with a smile

  • An effective troubleshooter with a cool head and positive attitude

  • Ability to collaborate with others within a creative team setting

  • Be able to take and idea from “concept to stage” - And beyond

  • Dependable, self-motivated, comfortable taking the ball and running with it

  • Be willing to serve in all areas of production wherever he or she may be needed

  • Creative and Innovative thinker who likes to think outside of the box

  • A strong technical knowledge in production arts

  • Stays current with industry trends


  • High School Diploma

  • Associates or Bachelors Degree (Required)



  • Minimum of 3 years experience in live events production (Church & Corporate Prefered)
  • Worked for a Church (full time), Rental house, or Production company
  • Working knowledge of both Mac and Windows Operating Systems
  • Able to edit audio and video using the Adobe Suite of products
  • Some Broadcast Experience a plus
  • Demonstrate proficiency with driving a scissor and articulating boom lift’s
  • Working knowledge of hand tools, power tools, saws, welder, plasma cutter

Responsibilities / Skills:

  • FOH Engineer for Worship Services - (Knowledge of AVID and Yamaha Digital Consoles)

  • Working knowledge of Roland M48 Mixers, REAC Protocol, and Software

  • Assist with Lighting installation and focus calls

  • Proficiency in lighting and visual graphic software - (ProPresenter, Jands Vista)

  • Knowledge of Rigging, Motors, and Safety Equipment

  • Assist with planning and installation of A/V/L and Structured Cabling

  • Provide routine maintenance for all Equipment

  • Responsible for Main Stage and other venue stages throughout campus

  • Know your way around a Broadcast Quality Video Switcher

  • Provide Technical Direction for services and special events

  • Able to fabricate concept from metal, wood, and various other materials

  • Create and construct new stage designs 6-8 times a year

  • Meet with other departments to assist with Production needs

  • Managing volunteers and production sheets through Planning Center Online

Work Environment:

  • Be a part of a vibrant, creative, and fun production team
  • Required to work all services, Christmas and Easter as well as other events outside normal hours
  • Work week is Sunday - Thursday
  • Wear a two-way radio with a surveillance kit and wireless comm - when needed
  • Be able to lift 50lbs, stand on your feet for lengths of time

If you are convinced you are the right person for the job, we would love to meet you.  Follow the instructions at the top of this posting to submit your cover letter, resume, list of references, web link to audio recordings of your mixing to  We respectfully request No Phone Calls Please.