Connecticut Department of Correction
Job Posting

Position Title: Protestant Chaplain
Open To: The Public
Statewide:  Various Institutions
Full & Part Time
Salary: $30.35/hr.
Closing Date: Until Filled
Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of pastoral ministry and ability to perform requirements of formal religious services; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills.
Experience and Training:
  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.
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 ecclesiastical endorsement by an acceptable recognized denominational authority for this position  Ecclesiastical 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 travel.
Please Note: Candidates may be subject to transfer as necessary to meet agency needs as per union contract.  Candidates may be required to work Saturdays or Sundays to meet the needs of the inmate populations.
Application Instructions:
Interested and qualified candidates who meet the above requirements should submit the requested documents as follows;
  1. Cover letter,
  2. Application for Employment (Form CT-HR-12) which is available at
  3. State of Connecticut Addendum-Criminal Conviction (Form CT-HR-13) which is available at
  4. Resume,
  5. Two (2) letters of professional references from current and/or previous supervisors.
Incomplete application packages will not be considered.  Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status updates during the recruitment process.
Please mail application packages to:
Department of Correction
Human Resources, Francine Beaulieu
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.

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