APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 34
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Institutional Chaplains provide and coordinate ministry in a pluralistic setting to persons in one or more State correctional facilities; arrange for and work with representatives of various faiths who conduct specialized ministries or rites at an institution.
Incumbents counsel and administer to the spiritual and religious needs and concerns of inmates; advise inmates condemned to death regarding will preparation and disposition of their remains. Communicate with members of inmate families concerning spiritual and physical well-being of inmates; minister to inmates and staff in times of crisis, such as serious illness, suicide, execution, death, or family crisis; contact and notify next of kin in cases of grave illness and death as outlined by department regulations.
This position is located at Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center (FMWCC). The incumbent will serve as the Institutional Chaplain for FMWCC, Jean Conservation Camp (JCC) and Casa Grande Transitional Housing (CGTH). The Chaplain will spend 80% of their time at FMWCC, but will be responsible for coordinating religious services and providing religious support for JCC and CGTH as well.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Master's degree from an accredited college or university in divinity, Hebrew letters, or equivalent training in a recognized faith; two years of experience as a spiritual leader in a recognized faith tradition (such as a minister, priest, rabbi, or imam) in a formal setting (such as in a parish, synagogue, tribe, temple or mosque); and ordination as a spiritual leader with current official endorsement or sponsorship from a locally recognized faith group or national credentials; OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in pastoral counseling, theology, religious studies, or closely related academic field which included two upper-level courses in comparative religion, cultural diversity and psychology or sociology; two Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) or equivalent interfaith professional education units; three years of experience as a spiritual leader in a recognized faith tradition (such as a minister, priest, rabbi, or imam) in a formal setting (such as in a parish, synagogue, tribe, temple or mosque); and ordination as a spiritual leader with current official endorsement or sponsorship from a locally recognized religious faith group or national credentials.
A current copy of certification, endorsement, ordination, or sponsorship from a recognized faith group is required at the time of application and as a condition of continuing employment.
To receive credit for degree, coursework or training, transcripts or documentation of training must be submitted at the time of application.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.