First Baptist Church of Suitland 

Music Director/Worship Leader Job Description

Employment Status:  This is a part-time position.  The following is the minimum time required to execute the given duties.

  • Initial 3-month probationary period
  • Attendance of all regular church meetings 
  • Attendance of all special church functions as they relate to the FBCS Choir 
  • Attendance of all FBCS Choir related activities
  • Any other time as required to fulfill the duties of the Music Director/Worship Leader of the FBCS Choir (i.e., external services)


  • Called by God to Minister to the Church as a Music Director/Worship Leader
  • Proficient in reading music
  • Three – Five years’ experience teaching multiple choir formats
  • Bachelor of Music and Master of Music is preferred
  • Person of Character and Integrity
  • Ability to lead the FBCS band
  • Willingness to participate and prepare music that is spiritual and educational for the FBCS church as a whole


  • To meet with the Pastor of FBCS on a regular basis
  • To work collaboratively with the FBCS Choir President
  • To work collaboratively with the Audio/Media Ministry
  • To be diligent and on time for all FBCS Choir rehearsals (i.e., Saturday)
  • To lead the FBCS Choir and direct music 
  • Be available for special services (i.e., revival and funerals)
  • Submit quarterly reports for church business meetings
  • Submit Budget Forecast for upcoming Fiscal Year (annually)
  • Complete FBCS Orientation training (4-week)
  • All activities/services must be FBCS related unless approved by the FBCS Pastor

Compensation:  Rate of compensation will be based on experience and education and shall be within the framework of the church budget.

  • The salary will be in the range of $18k – $20K per year based on experience
  • The paid vacation will be according to the guidelines as set up by the personnel committee (i.e., 1-3 years = 2 Sundays; 4-8 years = 3 Sundays; 9 years = 4 Sundays; and 10 years = 5 Sundays not taken consecutively
  • All paid vacation needs to be submitted a minimum of two Sundays in advance

Contact Information

If you are interested, please send your resume along with three references and video recording in a church setting (minimum of 3-5 minutes) to Please include “Music Director/Worship Leader” in the subject.