Facilities Setup Support


Job Summary

Work closely with the Special Events Manager in the day-to-day set up and teardown of events held at James River Church and other duties as assigned. Responsibility consists of all aspects in maintaining the overall appearance and cleanliness of the South Campus James River Church.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties

  1. Provide support for event set-up and tear-down, including but not limited to large Special Events, as noted in the Church Calendar, and directed by the Special Events Manager.
  2. Special Events are to be noted as “all hands-on deck” and can be expected.
  3. To create work plans necessary to accomplish objectives and goals as agreed upon by the Special Events Manager.
  4. Continually keep equipment related to set up and logistics organized, clean, maintained, and repaired.
  5. Responsible to help maintain inventory of tables, chairs, and other building support equipment.
  6. Maintain organization and cleanliness of work areas as directed by the Special Events Manager.
  7. Have a working knowledge of the Church Calendar and work closely with the Calendar Coordinator.
  8. Maintain and update all assigned daily and weekly checklists and reports as directed by the Special Events Manager.
  9. Performs all other duties as assigned and required.

Job Requirements

  1. Availability to work extra hours as needed for special and/or large events held or hosted by James River Church.
  2. Ability to lift 80 lbs.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  1. Basic knowledge of the operation and minor maintenance of custodial equipment.
  2. Solid organizational skills including attention to detail.
  3. Possess effective human relations and communication skills to work proactively with staff and the community.
  4. Ability to make independent decisions, issue clear and concise oral and written instructions, and follow the same as required.
  5. Ability to read and correctly interpret SDS (Safety Data Sheets).
  6. Exhibit good judgment, honesty, integrity, responsibility, and punctuality through the utilization of professional work standards
  7. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervising personnel, co-workers, and the public.
  8. Be able to manage multiple projects at once with no decline in quality control.
  9. Flexibility with working in a culture of improvement.

Code of Conduct & Character


James River Church is Pastor-led, and staff driven with board oversight. James River Church staff are expected and considered to share in the responsibility of practicing and propagating the Christian gospel message and upholding the doctrine of the Church (the employer), as stated on our website and in our Bylaws.  As leaders and ministers of the gospel, staff therefore agree to the following:

  1. Develop and maintain a close personal walk with the Lord including:
    • Daily devotional time with Lord.
    • Daily dependence on the empowerment of the Spirit.
  2. Develop a strong marriage and family life. This includes:
    • Communicating and sharing with your spouse.
    • Spending time together on days off and when extra time is available.
  3. Keep personal finances in order with no delinquencies.
  4. Attend all regularly scheduled services in the church. Special services and functions will be required as deemed necessary by the Lead Pastor.
  5. Maintain a high level of personal integrity, honesty, and confidentiality in dealing both with the staff and the congregation.
  6. Maintain a Christian outlook and attitude at all times.
  7. Maintain loyalty to the staff and church, actively promoting unity within the church.

Heart Behind All We Do


Smile at EVERYONE you encounter!
“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!” Phil 4:4 (NIV)
“In your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” Ps 16:11 (ESV)

Be enthusiastic about your role, about the church, & about what God is doing in your life and in the church.
“Zeal for your house has consumed me…” Ps 69:9 (ESV)
“I was overjoyed when they said, ‘Let’s go up to the house of the Lord.’” Ps 122:1 (TPT)

Be encouraging with your countenance, with your words, and with your actions to the team and to everyone you connect with as you serve!
“So encourage each other and build each other up…” 1 Thess 5:11 (NLT)
“…Look for the best in each other, and always do your best to bring it out.” 1 Thess 5:15 (MSG)

Show compassion & represent the love of Jesus!
“Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God.” 1 John 4:7 (NLT)
“Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other.” Jn 13:34 (NLT)

How can we help you with what you need? If needed, connect the individual to someone who can help.
“God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another.” 1 Pt 4:10 (NLT)
“For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many.” Mt 20:28 (NLT)
“…Through love serve and seek the best for one another.” Ga 5:13 (AMP)

Commitment to Ministry


By submitting my application for this position, I confirm I have read and accept the above Job Description/Code of Conduct and believe God has called me to serve in this capacity.

Have Questions? Contact Human Resources at humanresources@jamesriver.church