EACH OFFICER: JUNIOR DEACON
This officers stationary position is to
the right of and slightly in front of the Sr Warden. His responsibilities to that officer are to perform the
duties of attendant.
The Sr. Warden, when permitted by the
Master, will appoint this officer. It is generally supposed that if the Sr
Warden eventually assumes the East, he will take this officer with him to
serve as Sr Deacon.
The Jr. Deacon, having been appointed
to a Line Officer position, would do well to actively improve his
ritualistic, talents, and Masonic rhetoric.
Where possible, he should assist the
Sr. Deacon during the conference of degrees.
While being the immediate proxy of the
West, he is also employed in the security of the Lodge, keeping the outer
room clear and keep in the Tyler informed as to activities and changes in
During periods of balloting he should inform the Tyler that the door of the Lodge should not be alarmed.