Lighting Tech
Job Details
Sunset Hills Campus - St Louis, MO
Full Time

The Lighting Technician is responsible for (but not limited to) the operation, maintenance, and upgrades of various A/V systems of multiple rooms across all campuses at Faith Church. This position is responsible to set up, install, operate, maintain and program the lighting for all Faith Church campuses. This position will oversee Broadcast Lighting, Lighting Programing, Lighting Design and Set Design (technical aspect), and the Lighting Dream Team will report to you.


This position requires its primary duty must be the performance of work requiring invention, imagination, originality or talent in a recognized field of artistic or creative endeavor.


Faith Church has been ranked one of the fastest growing churches in America for several years in a row. Now we are known as one of the largest, most influential and innovative churches in America. We are one church with seven locations, located in Sunset Hills, Earth City, Weldon Spring, and Ferguson-Florissant, Missouri as well as West Palm Beach and Royal Palm Beach, Florida and Online. Our mission as a contemporary church is to use the latest technology, resources and music in a creative way to be relevant in reaching our world. We are just getting started in doing what God has called this church to do; reaching the world in a creative way so that people connect. . . families grow. . .and lives are changed. This may be your opportunity to be a part of that!


Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Maintain the God ordained priorities in your life putting Jesus Christ at the center of everything including your spouse, children, and the ministry
  • Passionate about tithing at least 10% of your income to what God is doing through the vision of Faith Church
  • Invest in and lead a Faith Church connect group
  • Be responsible for developing & multiplying Dream Team 
  • Avoid the appearance of evil, let no hint of immorality exist and conduct life with the utmost of integrity in all situations
  • Attend services regularly with your entire family
  • Maintain loyalty to the vision and staff of Faith Church and always protect the unity God has given this church
  • Believes and operates in the gifts of the Spirit
  • Wholeheartedly believes in the empowerment of women in Pastoral leadership
  • Fully devoted follower of Christ
  • Person of Godly character and integrity
  • Loves Faith Church and lives our vision and culture
  • In alignment with “What We Believe” and “Leadership Core Values”
  • Attend weekly Staff Meeting
  • Personal social media posts in regards to Church activity must be aligned exclusively with Faith Church


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

1.  Building Dream Team and Training Dream Team for Lighting Department.  You will be given a deadline for team building upon assimilation in to staff

2.  Program lighting at all St Louis campuses. You will program while the dream team runs board

3.  Train on Grand MA board and software

4.  Knowledge of various lighting fixtures (Conventional, LED, Intelligent/Moving) and stay current on lighting designs and trends

5.  Learn Vectorworks/Illustrator/Google SketchUp

6.  Assist other ministries with lighting/technical needs

7.  Setup, install, maintain and operate lighting systems and equipment

8.  Provide lighting expertise for purchases, installations and outside events

9.  Maintain lighting systems for all needed rooms and venues

10.  Work with rigging motors and safety equipment

11.  Attend pre-planned meetings and rehearsals

12.  Operate lighting for rehearsals, services and special events

13.  Assist with planning and installation of lighting and structured cabling

14.  Provide routine maintenance for all lighting equipment, changing bulbs and servicing equipment

15.  Responsible for lighting inventory and lighting maintenance plan

16.  Assist with set design and construction of stage sets

17.  Responsible for programing lighting for all special events



  1. Must have a heart for the Church and be a growing follower of Christ
  2. Communication Proficiency
  3. Time Management
  4. Collaboration Skills
  5. Personal effectiveness and credibility
  6. Flexibility to constant change
  7. An effective troubleshooter with a cool head
  8. Tech savvy
  9. Manages complexity
  10. Decision quality
  11. Cultivates innovation
  12. Action oriented
  13. Plans and aligns
  14. Optimizes work processes
  15. Communicates effectively
  16. Demonstrates self-awareness


Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment (routinely uses standard office equipment) and auditorium setting in an audio booth and equipment.


Physical Demands
Office time is mostly a sedentary role (stationary at desk and working on a computer); during services and events, must have high energy for multiple hour segments. 


Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
The weekly schedule will include 40-45 hours per week and will be the same every week.  In addition to your regular weekly hours you will be asked to participate in events that will occasionally include evening or weekend hours, as there are continual seasons where it will be necessary to exceed these minimum hours (i.e., Christmas, Easter, Strategic Planning, are just some examples and do not encompass all of the extended hours opportunities). These hours can/will fluctuate.


Sunday: 6:30am – 2:00pm

Monday: 9:00am – 6:00pm

Tuesday: 12:00pm – 9:00pm

Wednesday: OFF

Thursday: 11:00am – 9:00pm (rehearsal night)

Friday: OFF

Saturday: 2:00pm – 8:30pm


Campus to campus local travel and occasional overnight trips will be expected for this position.


Required Education and Experience

  1. Minimum of 3 years experience in Lighting for a Live/Worship/Broadcast environment
  2. Experience in A/V/L equipment setup, installation and operation
  3. Familiarity with sACN, DMX, Paradigm and other platforms and protocols utilized in lighting
  4. Basic understanding of rigging and safety fundamentals
  5. Minimum of 2 years of event production experience (inside or outside the field of lighting)

Preferred Education and Experience

  1. Associates degree, technical school degree or equivalent preferred.
  2. 3D modeling or software visualization experience a plus but not required (e.g. sketchup, vectorworks, AutoCAD, GrandMA-3D etc)

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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