Connecticut Department of Correction
Job Posting

Position Title: Associate Chaplain (Full-Time)
Open To: Department of Correction Employees
Location:
District 1
Position:
00111338
Hours: 1st Shift, 35 hours per week (Full-Time)
Salary: $65,027.00 - $87,698.00
Closing Date: Applications must be received no later than April 28, 2015
Minimum Qualifications: Considerable knowledge of pastoral ministry and ability to perform requirements of formal religious services; considerable pastoral care and counseling skills; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; some training ability.
General Experience:
  1. Graduation from an accredited three (3) year post graduate theological seminary or the equivalent of a Master of Divinity degree.
  2. Three (3) years of pastoral experience or equivalent experience within a recognized religious denomination.
Substitution 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. 
Preferred Experience: The ideal candidate will be a current member of the American Correctional Chaplains Association (ACCA) as well as have involvement in other related professional correctional organizations.
Special Requirement:
  1. Incumbents in this class must have been ordained or commissioned by a religious body and received ecclesiastical endorsement by an acceptable recognized denominational authority for this position.
  2. Ecclesiastical endorsement by the same endorsing authority must be ongoing and uninterrupted as a condition of employment.
Please Note:
  • Candidates must be willing to travel. 
  • Candidate may be required to work Saturdays or Sundays to meet the needs of the inmate population.
  • Candidates may be subject to transfer as necessary to meet agency needs as per union contract.
  • The filling of this position will be in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules.  State employees should be aware that your performance appraisals, attendance records and discipline records will be reviewed to ensure that you meet DOC Administrative Directive 2.3.
Application Instructions:
Qualified candidates who meet the above requirements should submit the following documents for consideration;
  1. Cover letter,
  2. Last two (2) Peformance Evaluations,
  3. Application for Employment (Form CT-HR-12) which is available at http://www.das.state.ct.us/HR/Forms/CT-HR-12_Application.pdf 
Application materials can be emailed to:
Heather DiMauro, Secretary
Department of Correction
Recruitment Office
24 Wolcott Hill Road
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Note for Applicants: The filling of this position will be in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, promotion and merit employment rules. State employees should be aware that your performance appraisals, attendance records and discipline records will be reviewed to ensure that you meet DOC Administrative Directive 2.3.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer