Positions

Positions Available

Explore all available roles. All positions in Ethnos except church-planting roles are available to associates.

Groundskeeper

Location: Missionary Training Center, Missouri

Purpose: not listed

Responsibilities:

  • Work with grounds crew as needed in the following areas-
  1. Maintain lawns
  2. Mowing (both riding and push mowers)
  3. Pick up rocks, toys, trash, etc. for mowing safety
  4. Trim work (running a weed-eater)
  5. Round-up weed killer - 3 times yearly,
  • Organize snow removal and de-icing (prep work and supplies)

                  a) Main sidewalks

                  b) Guest room sidewalks

                  c) Wash house sidewalks

                  d) Roads

  • Help with road maintenance:

                  a) Clean out culverts (4 - 6 times a year)

                  b) Clean out swales (4 - 6 times a year)

                  c) Road grading and pothole repair as needed

  • Prep firewood (mostly for outdoor fire pits and guest house)

                  a) Determine amount

                  b) Cut & split

                  c) Supply to designated areas

  • Clean building gutters
  • Assist in overseeing student work detail crews who help with center grounds tasks

Requirements

  • Other Requirements
    • Excellent work ethic- goes the extra mile to help accomplish the purposes of the training center. • Faithful, dependable, responsible, self-motivated, servants heart. • Health permits regular, strenuous physical activity in the heat and cold. • Works well in a team setting.

Carpenter/Builder

Location: Missionary Training Center, Missouri

Purpose: not listed

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with remodels of current housing/offices as needed (layout, framing, siding. Roofing, trim, drywall, acoustic ceilings)
  • Assist with new construction projects (both residential and commercial)
  • Concrete work- forming, pouring, finishing.
  • Assist with maintenance work requests when assigned
  • Oversee work detail students when assigned. Occasionally training in carpentry and building skills
  • Assist department with after-hours facility emergencies as needed.

Requirements

  • Other Requirements
    • Excellent work ethic, goes the extra mile to help accomplish the purposes of the training center. • Faithful, dependable, responsible, self-motivated, servants heart. • Health permits regular, strenuous physical activity. • Works well in a team setting. • Current in general building code knowledge preferred.

General Maintenance Person

Location: Durham, Ontario

Purpose: To help with general maintenance of the Durham campus.

Responsibilities: Fix anything that needs fixing.  Help with any new projects that the maintenance team is responsible for.

Requirements

  • Other Requirements
    Needs to have a team players attitude and heart. Needs to be willing to continue learning. Needs to be able to teach and work with others. Needs to be able to accept leadership.

Mechanic

Location: Durham, Ontario

Purpose: To maintain mission vehicles and mechanical equipment. To serve the campus as you have time. To help teach the students work ethic and basic mechanics.

Responsibilities: Take care of the campus vehicles and mechanical equipment (e.g. tractors, lawn mowers, genie booms)

Requirements

  • Other Requirements
    Team players attitude and heart. Needs to be willing to continue learning. Needs to be able to teach and work with others. Needs to be able to accept leadership. Mission field experience is nice but not required.

GENERAL MAINTENANCE, The Homes of Ethnos360

Location: Ethnos360 Retirement Homes, Sanford, FL

Purpose: The purpose of this position is to maintain the facilities of The Homes of Ethnos360. The Homes exists to provide a nurturing and caring environment, attempting to meet both the physical and spiritual needs of its residents, with staff and facility capabilities.

Responsibilities:

Use hand tools and power equipment for facility maintenance. Perform limited preventative maintenance of the above-mentioned tools. Assist in performing construction, remodeling, and maintenance. Make general repairs of Homes facilities. Supervise teen and/or volunteer workers. As needed, assist in concrete work, preparation for severe weather, setting up for events, and helping residents with small personal projects. Other duties as assigned.   

Requirements

  • Other Requirements
    • Have a valid Florida driver’s license. • General knowledge of power tools, equipment, and machinery. • Be physically fit for hard, strenuous work in hot and humid weather. • Ability to work in a team and to be a self-starter. • Ability to learn and willingness to learn. • A growing relationship with Christ. • This position is open to career and associate members of Ethnos360.

GROUNDS AND GENERAL MAINTENANCE, The Homes of Ethnos360

Location: Ethnos360 Retirement Homes, Sanford, FL

Purpose: The purpose of this position is to maintain The Homes grounds. The Homes exists to provide a nurturing and caring environment, attempting to meet both the physical and spiritual needs of its residents, with staff and facility capabilities.

Responsibilities:

Use commercial power equipment/machinery for facility grounds maintenance. Perform preventative and/or limited maintenance on the above-mentioned equipment. Perform general grounds maintenance including mowing, pruning, planting, landscaping, and troubleshooting landscape problems. Assist with the installation and maintenance/repair of irrigation system. Maintain and perform a pesticide and herbicide schedule with appropriate training. Other duties as assigned. 

Requirements

  • Other Requirements
    • Have a valid Florida driver’s license – at least a Class E. • General knowledge of landscape plants and plant care. • Knowledge of power tools, equipment, and machinery. • Be physically fit for hard, strenuous work in hot and humid weather. • Be willing to gain necessary certification in the proper use and handling of pesticides and herbicides. • Ability to work in a team and to be a self-starter. • Ability to learn and willingness to learn. • Skills to supervise work groups and volunteers in landscaping and maintenance. • A growing relationship with Christ. • This position is open to career and associate members of Ethnos360.

CARPENTRY AND GENERAL MAINTENANCE, The Homes of Ethnos360

Location: Ethnos360 Retirement Homes, Sanford, FL

Purpose: The purpose of this position is to meet The Homes carpentry needs. The Homes exists to provide a nurturing and caring environment, attempting to meet both the physical and spiritual needs of its residents, with staff and facility capabilities.

Responsibilities:

Oversee the carpentry shop building and equipment. Use hand and power tools for facility maintenance. Perform preventative and/or limited maintenance of the above-mentioned tools. Install cabinets, tile, wood trim, windows/doors, and other “finish” woodwork. Set up forms for concrete work, assist with drywall installation. and assist with general repairs. Other duties as assigned. 

Requirements

  • Other Requirements
    • Have a valid Florida driver’s license. • Practice safety standards for the trades and willingness to keep up with new techniques. • General knowledge of building construction and maintenance. • Knowledge of and ability to use hand and power tools. • Be physically fit for hard, strenuous work in hot and humid weather. • Ability to work in a team and to be a self-starter. • Skills to supervise work groups and volunteers in construction and maintenance. • A growing relationship with Christ. • This position is open to career and associate members of Ethnos360.

PLUMBING AND GENERAL MAINTENANCE, The Homes of Ethnos360

Location: Ethnos360 Retirement Homes, Sanford, FL

Purpose: The purpose of this position is to maintain The Homes plumbing. The Homes exists to provide a nurturing and caring environment, attempting to meet both the physical and spiritual needs of its residents, with staff and facility capabilities.

Responsibilities:

Assemble, install, and repair pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water, and drainage systems according to specifications and plumbing codes. Use hand and power tools for facility maintenance. Perform preventative and/or limited maintenance of the above-mentioned tools. Assist in performing plumbing, construction, remodeling, maintenance, and general repairs of buildings.  Other duties as assigned. 

Requirements

  • Other Requirements
    • Have a valid Florida driver’s license. • Practice safety standards for the trades and willingness to keep up with new techniques. • General knowledge of building construction and maintenance. • Knowledge of and ability to use hand and power tools. • Be physically fit for hard, strenuous work in hot and humid weather. • Ability to work in a team and to be a self-starter. • Skills to supervise work groups and volunteers in construction and maintenance. • A growing relationship with Christ. • This position is open to career and associate members of Ethnos360.

Mechanic, The Homes of Ethnos360

Location: Ethnos360 Retirement Homes, Sanford, FL

Purpose: The purpose of this position is to maintain The Homes vehicles and other mechanical equipment. The Homes exists to provide a nurturing and caring environment, attempting to meet both the physical and spiritual needs of its residents, with staff and facility capabilities.

Responsibilities:

Maintain The Homes ministry vehicles and mechanical equipment. Assist with the operation of the above-mentioned equipment as schedule allows. Maintain The Homes air conditioning systems. Organize the garage. Maintain the tools, stock of supplies, and maintenance records. Other duties as assigned. 

Requirements

  • Other Requirements
    • Have a valid Florida driver’s license. • Familiarity with gasoline and diesel engines. • General understanding of how machines work and engine electronics. • Ability to think through and diagnose a problem with possible outcomes and/or solutions. • Willingness and ability to obtain A/C and refrigerant certification. • Knowledge of and ability to use hand and power tools. • Be physically fit for hard, strenuous work in hot and humid weather. • Ability to work in a team and to be a self-starter. • A growing relationship with Christ. • This position is open to career and associate members of Ethnos360.

Electrician

Location: Missionary Training Center

Purpose: In light of the MTC's Purpose Statement, the CTM (Construction / Maintenance Team) contributes to the fulfillment of that purpose by providing--either by maintaining or building new -- sufficient facilities necessary for training, while modeling the training objectives.

Responsibilities: Maintain current electrical systems on campus.  Install new electrical systems for new construction projects.

Requirements

  • Other Requirements
    Knowledgeable in current national electric codes.

Tech Services

Location: Regional Support Center

Purpose: The purpose of NTM PNG is to assist the local church to plant mature churches among least reached people groups.

Responsibilities: The NTM PNG Tech Services team exists to support the church planting effort here in PNG by providing research and development, project management, training citizens, and repairs on items that need a higher level of knowledge in order to free up the various teams to focus their time and energy on church development goals.

Requirements

  • Other Requirements
    A high level of knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred: Electrical / electronics (AC, DC, and/or solar), Construction / carpentry, Water systems, HVAC, Mechanics, Engineering, Project management, Leadership, Training planning & management.

Heavy Equipment Operator/Mechanic

Location: Missionary Training Center, Missouri

Purpose: In light of the MTC's Purpose Statement, the CMT (Construction / Maintenance Team) contributes to the fulfillment of that purpose by providing--either by maintaining or building new--sufficient facilities necessary for training, while modeling the training objectives.

Responsibilities: 1. Operate heavy equipment as needed - Excavator, backhoe, lull forklift, tractor, rock saw, skid steer, dump truck, hi reach, bull dozer, track hoe, compactor, and hay baler.
2. Maintain and repair heavy equipment as needed and keep log of scheduled maintenance and repairs. 
3. Guide in buying and selling heavy equipment.
4. Train and approve other for safe operation of certain equipment above and keep displayed updated chart of qualified operators.
5. Demonstrate and follow all safety procedures.
6.Assist with after hour emergencies.

Requirements

  • Other Requirements
    Mechanical skills required. Experience in heavy equipment operation necessary.