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Technical Pastor & Director

Harvest Church
Billings, Montana, United States

Date Posted: 01/30/2018
Categories: Media/Technology - Music Ministry
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 2501 to 3000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Harvest Church is looking for a Technical Pastor & Director (TPD) who is strong in systems and team building. Pastoring and investing in volunteers and technical staff is a priority. The Heights Campus TPD will oversee all campus technical staff, volunteers, and operations (AVL) related but not limited to the weekend experience. This position will also provide support and oversight to other campus events in need of tech support outside of the weekend experience.


As a member of the Central Support Team, the Heights TPD will ensure not only the systems success of their campus but will also partner with other campus tech directors in maintaining and enhancing their campus systems as well.


Key Responsibilities:

The Weekend Experience

  • Provide leadership and oversight to all system support (audio, video, and lighting) for the weekend experience including the operation and maintenance of all gear
  • Operate as the Service Production Director (SPD) ensuring all technical elements in the weekend flow are in place and that volunteers are fully engaged and communicated to
  • Occasionally run “Front of House” (FOH) when support staff and volunteers are not available to serve
  • Direct and provide oversight to the creation and switch out of stage sets to be utilized for the Heights platform and lockdown shot for other campuses
  • Provide system maintenance and acquisition for AVL equipment in all venues on campus
  • Provide and maintain a high level of excellence in all technical aspects of the weekend experience




Team Development

  • Recruit, train, and develop a team of volunteers to provide significant depth in all positions
  • Lead, inspire and manage technical support staff while executing their development strategy
  • Provide spiritual leadership and genuine care for the well being of their staff and volunteers


Central Support

  • Provide systems support to other campuses and technical staff as needed
  • Occasionally travel to remote campuses for assistance in system maintenance and training
  • Provide spiritual leadership and genuine care for the well being of their staff and volunteers



Job Skills, Attributes, and Qualifications


The Heights Technical Director is a relational position in that it requires consistent interaction with the Lead Pastor, Worship Pastor, support staff, volunteers and church members each weekend. The Heights TPD will be a leader and a developer of leaders, capable of casting vision, shepherding the team, and overseeing the administration, staff, and ministries within their ministry.


Experience & Attributes

The Heights Technical Pastor & Director will have the following experience and attributes:

  • A deep, evident love of Christ, Church, and Kingdom that shapes all aspects of their life
  • A commitment to a lifestyle of continual growth in both character and competency
  • An ability to lead at a departmental level, overseeing the care and development of support staff and volunteers
  • Catalytic leadership-a high-energy self-starter who gets things done and makes things happen
  • Team player- Someone people will follow but who is also willing to be a great follower
  • High Capacity Operator - Someone who shows capacity to juggle many tasks simultaneously and enjoys doing so
  • Good communication skills and a people person (not an introvert)
  • Willingness continue in technical training  






Formal education is not a predetermining factor for the selection of the Heights Technical Director. However, it is likely that they will hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.


Technical Skills

The Heights Technical Pastor & Director will have the following skills:

  • FOH  - Proficient live audio engineering skill
  • AVID, Pro Tools competent
  • Live video production, broadcast, live stream, distribution experience
  • Knowledge of video post-production (Final Cut or Premiere)
  • Knowledge of lighting design concepts and lighting operation
  • Stage design and building experience
  • Knowledge of ProPresenter projection software



To Apply:

If interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to:


Additional Resources: For a quick look at life at Harvest Church, visit our website