Elders (Overseers) are appointed by God. They are not hired to do a job; they are appointed to serve the One who appoints and to serve His holy people.
2 Timothy 1:11
Church Government, Church Governance, Elders, Preacher Selection
What is entailed in appointing elders? What rights and authority is conferred in the appointment process?
Ecclesiastes, Elder, Eldership, Church Governance