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$31.41-$42.62 Hourly / $2,198.63-$2,983.19 BiWeekly /
In the Chaplaincy Department of a state hospital, correctional facility or agency, this class is accountable for ministering to the pastoral needs of the population and for conducting religious services.
Preaches and conducts religious services in a state facility; administers rites and sacraments; prepares and preaches sermons; confers with visiting clergy; consults with facility staff on religious problems; interprets Chaplain function to other departments in facility; under appropriate clinical supervision, counsels clients and their families; participates in team meetings; keeps records and writes reports; assists in organizing and conducting seminars for community clergy; participates in various in-house educational programs; may speak to lay and professional groups; may train and conduct choir; may serve on a variety of committees; may participate in Employee Assistance Program; may counsel staff and their families; performs related duties as required.
Knowledge of pastoral ministry and ability to perform requirements of formal religious services; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills.
Incumbents in this class may be required to lift and restrain clients or inmates; may have some exposure to communicable/infectious diseases and to risk of injury from assaultive/abusive clients or inmates; may be exposed to disagreeable conditions.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Chaplain in Salary Group HC 22 approved effective July 1, 2011. (Revised to modify content)