This position is a Temporary position [work 12 months with a 30 day separation]. This position has NO BENEFITS (no sick leave, vacation time or retirement). This is an entry level opportunity.
This position will be supervised by the Senior Clinical Chaplain II. The Chaplain will be responsible for assisting in planning, training and coordination of a comprehensive interfaith religious programming. This position will correspond with inmates, staff, and provide pastoral care in a closed custody security prison. Applicant must submit a completed state application, please attach/or upload the following documents to support the information on the application: Ordination certificate, copy of degree, CPE certificates, Letter of Good Standing from endorsing faith practice, Resume, and 300-600 word essay entitled “Why I desire to be a Chaplain”.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Applicant should demonstrate both practical pastoral knowledge and skill & the ability to minister in a pluralistic setting (Islamic, Wiccan, & ECT.). Applicant must communicate effectively with interdisciplinary staff, community clergy, volunteers, inmates and their families. Must coordinate religious programs and supervise. Applicant must comprehend and abide by all written policies and procedures governing departmental facility activity. Applicant must have an understanding of a pluralistic setting, constitutional principles, the recognized faith practices, and their implications for institutionalized persons “RLUIPA. ” ** Put all Ministerial information on the state application for credit (ordination date & CPE dates).
*PREFERENCES: graduate from an Association of Theological School (ATS) accredited school of theology with a Master of Divinity, 1 years of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) from an association for Clinical Pastoral Educational (ACPE) accreditation. A 1 year minimum of full time institutional experience with interfaith practices is required. The position requires good physical stamina; a valid driver’s license is required. Position is frequently exposed to stressful and crisis situations.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from a recognized school of theology and ordination as a clergyman in good standing with his denomination, and satisfactory completion of two years of clinical pastoral education in a recognized training program; or two years of full-time pastoral education in a recognized training program; or two years of full-time institutional experience as a clinical chaplain, or four years of experience as a parish clergyman; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Supplemental and Contact Information:
The N.C. Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.
Online applications are only accepted through http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application. Embedded or attached resumes ARE NOT accepted as a substitution for a completed application.
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina in the Education and Work Experience sections of the application form. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit.
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or
Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.
During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process.
If applying for a position certified through the North Carolina Department of Justice-Criminal Justice Standards Division, refer to http://www.ncdoj.gov/About-DOJ/Law-Enforcement-Training-and-Standards/Criminal-Justice-Education-and-Training-Standards/Officer-Certification-Programs.aspx for specific certification requirements.
The NC Department of Public Safety must adhere to the United States Department of Justice Final Rule on the “National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape” under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards at 28 C.F.R. Part 115 Docket No. OAG-131 RIN 1105-AB34. Refer to https://www.ncdps.gov/index2.cfm?a=000122,002149 for hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the NC Department of Public Safety.
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If there are any specific questions to this posting, you may contact Teresa Kelly, Personnel Tech II (336) 996-4398, ext 212
North Carolina Office of State Human Resources - 5 months ago