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First Presbyterian Church of Nashville

Events & Maintenance Technician

First Presbyterian Church of Nashville


Job Summary

The Events and Maintenance Technician is responsible for organizing and executing all First Presbyterian Church and Oak Hill School event setup and breakdown. The Technician ensures custodial and supply vendors deliver services and products as contracted; performs general maintenance of the facility including buildings, grounds, and some equipment; and performs a wide variety of semi-skilled maintenance work as driven by day-to-day needs. The Technician also assists and supports other Operations staff with completion of their assigned tasks including on-call rotation for emergency responses, events, and Sunday church services.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with church and school Directors of Operations (DOOs) and other ministry staff to assist with planning and executing regular and special ministry events
  • Ensure meeting spaces and other designated rooms are properly arranged as scheduled/requested
  • Assist in all event setups and breakdowns
  • Help coordinate Operations staff presence during events and meetings
  • Ensure a clean, safe and welcoming environment for members, employees and visitors, with
  • regular monitoring of buildings and grounds for appearance and cleanliness
  • Performs general, routine custodial duties including dusting, mopping, vacuuming, cleaning
  • restrooms and restocking paper and soap supplies
  • Performs routine maintenance to custodial equipment
  • Empties trash receptacles and bags trash for proper disposal into dumpsters
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes
  • continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices
  • Assists in on-the-job training of new staff on routine procedures
  • Performs cleaning functions specific to or based on seasonal/project requirements
  • Based on inspections, document recommendations for improvements, note deficiencies and
  • ensure corrective action is taken
  • Liaise with custodial vendor to ensure high quality services are delivered as contracted
  • Manage custodial supplies and inventories ensuring that required items are timely ordered,
  • delivered, stocked and available for use. Assist with procurement of PPE-related items, as
  • needed
  • Respond to assigned repair/maintenance work orders during the workday, giving priority to
  • any emergency calls
  • Submit daily reports of repair/maintenance assignments that cannot be completed during the
  • workday
  • Complete regularly scheduled preventative maintenance assignments
  • Perform general clean-up of the overall grounds as necessary
  • Snow/ice removal from walks and campus roads, as weather requires
  • Operate mechanical equipment such as floor cleaners/waxers, carpet cleaners, snow blowers,
  • Gators, and landscaping equipment
  • Attend all work-related training and assigned meetings
  • Rotate on call for emergencies, Sunday services, and all special events as scheduled
  • Special projects as assigned by DOOs and Facility Maintenance Manager
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • An active, growing relationship with Jesus Christ, functional knowledge of scripture, familiarity with the Reformed tradition, and an ability to integrate the Christian faith into day-to-day work in a way that brings about a comfortable advancement of the Gospel in relationship with colleagues and others, is required.
  • Exhibit an enthusiastic, can-do attitude along with excellent customer service skills
  • Team player, willing to take direction from others, and have strong communication skills
  • Self-directed, ability to multitask
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills along with attention to detail
  • Familiarity with following facility procedures and adhering to building codes
  • General working knowledge of plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and sheetrock
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance
  • instructions and procedure manuals


EDUCATION: High school or equivalent


  • Five years of maintenance experience required
  • Event setup/execution experience, preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License and acceptable MVR required


The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be on one’s feet for extended periods of time; is frequently required to walk, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, extend one’s body, and lift/carry a minimum of 50 pounds; use hands to operate tools and equipment; talk and hear when interfacing with staff and others in person or on the phone. The employee is required to climb and work from ladders (step and extension), scaffolding, and electrical lifts. Vision within normal ranges is required to read documents, file paperwork, use the computer, and complete other assigned tasks.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee works both indoors and outdoors on a year-round basis including inclement weather conditions such as extreme high/low temperatures, snow, and rain. The employee may experience loud noises when operating tools or equipment required to complete assigned tasks. Exposure to chemicals used in products at the workplace (paint, degreaser, gasoline, cleaning products, floor wax stripper, etc.) is a factor. The daily schedule is subject to frequent interruptions from other staff, which may affect one’s ability to focus on assigned tasks.

Additional Information


  • Benefits are effective on an employee’s hire date.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (Highmark) Medical Plan
  • 2 options – PPO / EPO
  • FPC pays 100% of the premium for employees; 50% for either spouses or children; 60% for full family
  • Aetna Dental Plan
  • 2 options – PPO / DMO Optional voluntary
  • Vision VSP Network
  • Optional voluntary
  • Pension Plan
  • Auto-enrolled after 1 year of Service
  • An employee earns annual pension credit equal to 1.25% of annually reported effective compensation 100% vested after 3 years of service
  • Fidelity 403B Retirement Savings Plan
  • Pre-tax and after-tax options are Optional voluntary
  • Lincoln Financial Group Death/Disability
  • FPC pays a 100% premium for employee
  • Lincoln Financial Group Supplemental Death/Disability
  • Optional voluntary
  • Other: Medical and Dependent Care Flex Spending Accounts, Teledoc, Employee Assistance Program, 11 paid holidays, 2 weeks vacation, 21 hours personal time, 12 days sick leave

How to Apply

Job Description


  • Date Posted: August 2, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Environment
  • Start Date: 08/21/2023
  • Salary Range: $20 - $25 hour
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk, M-F, 8:30am - 4:30pm