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Current Job Openings

   

Cashier/Office Support (Immediate Need):

Applications are being accepted for a part-time Cashier/Office help position at Sri Venkateswara (SV) Temple, Pittsburgh.  Applicants are expected to have the following qualifications:
Required qualifications:
• Customer Service Orientation
• High School Diploma
• Ability to answer phone calls
• Basic knowledge of using computers
• Basic proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Fluency in English
• Understanding of Hindu Culture and religious practices
• Willingness to work evenings and weekends
• Familiarity with one or more Indian regional languages (e.g. Telugu, Tamil, Kannada) will be a major plus

Priest Services Supervisor (Immediate Need):

 
Applications are being accepted for a part-time Priest Services Supervisor position at Sri Venkateswara (SV) Temple, Pittsburgh.  The candidate must be a Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card holder) or a US Citizen.

Required qualifications:
• Educational Qualification – Bachelor Degree
• Work experience - 10 years in a manager or supervisory capacity
• Thorough knowledge of the daily rituals performed at the SV Temple
• In-depth knowledge of Religious Services offered at the Temple
• Familiar with “Upanishads, Pancha Suktas”
• Competent to plan and conduct “Brahmotsavam, Pavitrotsavam, Vasanthotsavam and Teppotsavam”
• Capability to conduct interviews for hiring Pancharatra Agama Priests from India or US
• Fluency in English and the ability to communicate in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi
• Knowledge of Sanskrit is a plus
• Knowledge of Panchangam (Hindu Almanac) critical to create the annual religious calendar for the temple
• Ability to use emails to communicate with devotees/office staff/volunteers is a MUST
• Possess a valid driver's license and utilize his/her own transportation 

Duties:
• Monitor the performance of temple priests and cooks (Paricharakas)
• Schedule and allocate the Priests and Cooks(Paricharakas)
• Guide and help priests and cooks as needed
• Supervise and manage front desk as required
• Coordinate bank activities such as deposits and obtaining change
• Advise/counsel devotees about auspicious days/times to perform ceremonies as needed.


 

         Interested individuals can send their resumes             

         to operationsmanager@svtemple.org or fax to (412)373-7650.

          


Priests:
Sri Venkateswara Temple hires 3 priests every year for 6 months (May through December). Interested individuals can send their resumes to srivaru@svtemple.org or fax to (412)373-7650.

Applicants must be Srivaishnava priests trained in Pancharatra Agama Sastra. All the applications must have the following for consideration.
Resume with phone and email contact information, certificates of training, work experience certificates, reference letters and all non-blank passport pages
Any certificates that are not in English must be accompanied by English translated and certified documents.
Temple Committee will review only the complete applications.

Nadaswaram Artists:
Every year Sri Venkateswara Temple invites 2 Nadaswaram artists (Nadaswaram and Tavil) to perform at the temple for religious services from Mid May through November. Applicants must have experience in working in temple environment and must be available to perform when needed. Interested applicants can send their resumes srivaru@svtemple.org or fax to (412)373-7650..

All applications must have the following:
Resume with phone and email contact information, certificates of training, work experience certificates, reference letters, any other certificates and newspaper clipping and all non-blank passport pages
Any certificates that are not in English must be accompanied by English translated and certified documents.
Temple Committee will review only the complete applications.


All applications must have the following:

Resume with phone and email contact information, certificates of training, work experience certificates, reference letters, any other certificates and newspaper clipping and all non-blank passport pages
Any certificates that are not in English must be accompanied by English translated and certified documents.
Temple Committee will review only the complete applications.