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Parish Job Descriptions

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Current Openings

All resumes should be sent directly to the email address listed under each open position. Please do not send your resumes to Communications.


Postion: Priest/Rector – Part-Time with Goal of Full-Time

Church: St. George Episcopal

Location: Fort George Island/Jacksonville, Florida

Church Website

St. George seeks to be a caring, Christian community enjoying the peace of our island sanctuary and sharing God’s love through faith, healing and service. We desire a priest/rector who can and will share this mission.

We seek a Priest who:

  • Inspires and shepherds people to God’s word
  • Engages empathetically with people in ordinary times, in times of need & rejoices in times of happiness
  • Deepens the understanding of God’s word
  • Helps members discern their gifts of ministry

We seek a Rector who:

  • Casts a vision for the church and leads the people to its realization
  • Manages, day by day and during times of change, the operations of the staff, facilities and finances

For More Information: Contact The Rev. Canon Allison DeFoor, Canon to the Ordinary, [email protected], visit the Office of Transition Ministries and visit our website:

Email The Rev. Canon Allison DeFoor

Postion: Rector

Church: St. Francis in-the-Field Episcopal Church

Location: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Church Website

Description: St. Francis in-the-Field (SFITF) seeks a new rector with passions for and skills in communicating the Gospel message, pastoral care, ministering to youth and young families, and shepherding growth of the parish to transform more lives. SFITF is located in one of the fastest growing communities in the nation with a dedication to building a devout faith in its rapidly growing congregation. We are seeking a new Rector possessing an urge to minister to a flourishing and growing Christian Community. The ideal candidate will:

  • Have the passion to build up and deepen our relationship with Christ
  • Minister to those in need through pastoral care
  • Grow our congregation to shepherd the newcomers to our community
  • Assist our church family in connecting with others through our many outreach programs
  • Have youth ministry experience

We have a talented and dedicated Vestry, tremendous volunteers who lead our many outreach programs and a new Youth Building where Sunday School, Children’s Chapel and Youth Group are held. We are passionate about being a church home to those who walk in our doors and desire a Rector who will further our mission.

Responsibilities will include leading weekly worship services, youth ministry, pastoral care, and community outreach.  Compensation is commensurate with experience, with negotiations beginning at diocesan minimum guidelines.

For More Information & Applying: Please send all nominations and applications to our Search Committee chair, Win Everett, at [email protected]. An application should include a cover letter expressing interest in the position, a current resume and copy of OTM Portfolio.

Email Win Everett

Postion: Part-Time Rector

Church: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at Federal Point

Location: East Palatka, Putnam County, FL

Description: St. Paul’s Church is an intimate, loving parish searching for our next rector. We are a congregation with a small group of faithful followers comprised of long-time members and young families in a changing community just west of the high growth Florida communities of St. Augustine and Crescent Beach. We have been located in Putnam County on the scenic east bank of the St. Johns River since 1880, and we are interested in embracing the changes within our community to the continuation of our witness and ministries in the area.

Location: East Palatka is located about 20 miles west of St. Augustine and 10 miles east of Palatka.  Our location on Federal Point, along the St. Johns River, offers unique recreational opportunities, and Stanton Landing on the church property is the site of community gatherings and a favorite stop along the canoeing, hiking and bike trails passing through it.  Our rector opening will appeal equally to those with a young family, youthful retirees, and bi-vocational clergy. We seek to fulfill a hunger in our members for joyful worship, sound Christian formation, outreach opportunities, and fellowship.

Qualifications & Benefits: The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 6+ years of experience in church ministry and a continuing passion for new opportunities to share God’s grace. The rector will enjoy being with all kinds of people and ideally has a loving and outgoing personality that attracts interested newcomers to our parish.  The rector will be skilled at preparing an inspirational sermon and relish teaching the Word of God. We seek a leader who will be respected in our community while helping us develop our gifts, ministry, and service.  We hope to attract a faithful priest who will shepherd us, mirroring the Savior’s compassion, while challenging us to expand our circle of care and concern and leading by example. This position is part-time but may expand back to its customary full-time status as we evolve with the changing community around us. The salary and benefits package will be negotiated and includes a handsome 3-bed, 2-bath Rectory.

For More Information & Applying: To learn more about St. Paul’s and Federal Point/East Palatka, contact Rhonda Williams, Senior Warden at (386) 983-1659 or [email protected]

Email Rhonda Williams

Postion: Part-Time Rector

Church: St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Location: Quincy

Description: St. Paul’s Church is searching for our next rector. We are a church in transition with a small group of faithful followers comprised of aging, long-time members, a couple of young families and a few young professionals in a changing community. We benefit from over 180 years of tradition but are currently aware of, yet anxious and concerned about, the changes necessary to have a viable future. We seek to fulfill a spiritual hunger in our current members and in our community. Quincy is the county seat for Gadsden County, located less than 15 miles west of Tallahassee on Hwy 90 West. Quincy boasts both big city advantages and small-town charm, frequently referred to as a “Metropolitan Mayberry”. It is perfect for young families and youthful retirees alike. To learn more about St. Paul’s and Quincy download the attached file below. This position is part-time but may expand as we step out in faith. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 6+ years of experience and a continuing passion for new opportunities to share God’s grace. The rector will have a loving and outgoing personality that attracts and enjoys being with all kinds of people. They will be skilled at preparing an inspirational sermon and relish teaching the Word of God. We seek a leader who will be respected in our community while helping us develop our gifts, ministry, and service. A faithful priest who will shepherd us, mirroring the Savior’s compassion, while challenging us to expand our circle of care and concern and leading by example. A full salary and benefits package is offered including a handsome 3-bed, 3-bath Rectory.

Email Lou Armesto


Postion: Bookkeeper and Office Manager

Church: Advent Episcopal Church

Location: Tallahassee, FL

Church Website

Advent Episcopal Church in Tallahassee, FL seeks an experienced bookkeeper for a full-time (37.5 hours/week) salaried position.

The primary responsibility of the position will be to serve as the bookkeeper for the church and its Day School. Beyond traditional bookkeeping duties, this responsibility also includes assisting in the production of the church’s and school’s budgets and reports, benefit administration, and donor management. Candidates who are capable of streamlining, digitizing, and automating our business operations are preferred.

Office management is an important secondary responsibility, including but not limited to facilitating our internal and external communications.

Candidates must be able to maintain appropriate confidentiality with private information.

Candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Compensation: between $39,125 and $48,750, depending on credentials, qualifications, skills, and experience; plus vacation; sick leave; pension; and health, dental, life, and disability insurance.

Send resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Full details will be included in the employment contract, which will be sent to every applicant who is selected for an interview. Candidates may be of any religion or none, but must have a positive attitude toward the church and its mission.

Email Fr. Bret Hays

Postion: Part-Time Organist/Choir Director

Church: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

Location: Live Oak, FL

Purpose: To provide vocal and/or instrumental music for parish worship services, other sacramental occasions, parish events. Reports to: Rector for programming/liturgical matters, Parish Administrator for other staff responsibilities. Annual Review: Rector in consultation with Parish Administrator

Specific Responsibilities of this Position include:

Musical Responsibilities

  • As principal musician of the church, Organist will coordinate all music provided for worship services and be responsible for music selection according to liturgy.
  • The Organist will provide organ music and direct the choir(s) at the 11:00 service Sunday mornings and shall select appropriate organ and choral music for each service.
  • The Organist will provide organ music for occasional services(Maundy Thursday, Christmas)
  • The Organist will rehearse weekly (or as otherwise specified) with the choir. The choir will follow modified practice schedules (or cease practice) during the summer months
  • The Organist will provide music for funeral and wedding services held on the Church premises if available at the time of the service at the normal fee (weddings shall be paid directly by party). If the Organist is not available, he/she shall assist in the hiring of a substitute musician.

Miscellaneous Responsibilities related to Music Program:

  • The Organist shall not engage in the unauthorized duplication of copyrighted materials by photocopying or any other means that would expose the Church or its affiliated organizations to liability for penalties under existing or future copyright laws.
  • The Organist shall obtain, on behalf of the Church, all necessary permissions and authorizations prior to any reproductions of copyrighted materials.
  • Supervise maintenance, storage and cleaning of choir robes and music equipment.

Email Jasmine Burns

Postion: Extended Care Teacher with Classroom Intern Opportunity

Church: San Jose Episcopal Day School

Location: Jacksonville

Church Website

Description: SJEDS inspires a life of integrity and a passion for learning. We are seeking an assistant teacher in our after school care program that has a heart for Christian service and has experience in childcare for children ages PK3 – 6th grade. The assistant teacher will supervise a specific grade level study hall and structured afternoon activities. SJEDS is also offering Education Majors (or other related fields) practicum and intern opportunities in the classroom in combination with the paid position of the Extended Day Assistant Teacher.

Email Emily Stovall

Postion: Director of Communications

Church: St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

Location: Jacksonville

Church Website

The Director of Communications will provide professional and consistent mediums of communication to members of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and also serve as a communication resource to all staff, ministries, and programs within the parish.  This position will also be responsible for establishing and driving a multi-channel communications strategy, managing an active social media presence, redesigning the church website, and creating printed materials as requested in connection with parish events and special initiatives.

Nonprofit or church experience is a plus, but not required. Success in the position requires a knowledge and proficiency with communications technologies, understanding of copywriting, graphic design, layout, and publishing, working knowledge of content management systems, HTML coding, and digital graphics production, familiarity with social media platforms and social media marketing, and the ability to work well in a team environment

The position requires approximately 37 hours per week.  Employment at St. Mark’s also requires a background check and completion of all application forms, including the Episcopal Church Safeguarding program.  We offer a competitive benefits package including healthcare, retirement plan and paid time off.

Email Denise Hudmon

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