Department of Administrative Services

Chaplain (35 Hour) (1510HC)

$31.41-$42.62 Hourly / $2,198.63-$2,983.19 BiWeekly /
$57,384.24-$77,861.26 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

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.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of a Supervising Chaplain or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

May supervise religious services conducted by volunteers as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

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, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of pastoral ministry and ability to perform requirements of formal religious services; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

  1. Graduation from an accredited three (3) year post graduate theological seminary OR the equivalent of a Master of Divinity degree.
  2. One (1) year of pastoral experience or equivalent experience within a recognized religious denomination.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  1. Completion of formal religious training recognized by a denomination which included completion of an undergraduate four (4) year degree or its equivalent may be substituted for the General Experience.
  2. Completion of all formal religious training required by a recognized religious denomination necessary to perform the pastoral role may be substituted for the Master's level training.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class must have been ordained or commissioned by a religious body and received endorsement by an acceptable recognized denominational authority for this position. Endorsement by the same endorsing authority must be ongoing and uninterrupted as a condition of employment.
  2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and maintain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
  3. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

WORKING CONDITIONS

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.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(06)-Counseling

BARGAINING UNIT

(11)-HEALTH PROF (P-1)

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

HC 22

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Chaplain in Salary Group HC 22 approved effective July 1, 2011. (Revised to modify content)

EFFECTIVE DATE

5/12/2017

CLASS: 1510HC; EST: 3/8/1943; REV: 5/12/2017;