State of Arizona CORRECTIONAL CHAPLAIN I in WINSLOW, Arizona
Arizona Department of Corrections
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CORRECTIONAL CHAPLAIN I
Arizona State Prison Complex (ASPC) – Winslow**
Inmate Programs & Reentry Division-Religious and Volunteer Services
2100 S. Hwy 87
Winslow, AZ 86047
This position provides guidance in the religious accommodations of inmates. This will involve visiting and counseling inmates in their living spaces, work, recreation and educational areas, isolation/detention areas, and inmates in protective segregation.
Coordinates, monitors, and documents religious accommodations and the performance and compliance of religious volunteers
Interacts with local church groups, visits clergy, and the religious community on behalf of the Department with approval of, and under the direction of the supervising chaplain
Confers with management for direction on appropriate responses to staff, volunteer, inmate, or public questions regarding religious programming, privileges, donations, and pastoral visits
Advises the Deputy Warden and security staff on any religious issues that may directly affect the inmates on an assigned unit
Conducts religious services and studies, memorial services, and other services as directed by the supervising Chaplain for the benefit of the inmates and/or staff
Maintains documentation and prepares articles and reports
Receives and delivers information to inmates and inmate families regarding deaths, serious illnesses, and overnight hospitalizations
Evaluates and responds to inmate requests for special religious services, diets, or privileges
May be required to drive on state business
Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):
Principles and practices of pastoral care and counseling
Religious publications or holy books pertinent to a variety of religions
Personal computer software programs sufficient to perform daily tasks
Public relations and public speaking
Written and verbal communication
Building and maintaining interpersonal relationships
Interpreting and assimilating information
Analyzing complex situations
Resolving complex religious accommodation issues
Work in a prison environment
Learn the Adult Information Management System (AIMS)
Adhere to all departmental rules, regulations, policies, and procedures as they apply to inmate grooming, litigation, and discipline
Comprehend various religions represented in the inmate population, including major tenets, religious service requirements, religious property requirements, and dietary requirements
Adapt to changing priorities
SPECIAL SELECTION FACTOR(S):
May require possession of, and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
Candidate MUST present proof of ordination or certification at time of application, and denominational endorsement at time of appointment or within six months of original hire date.
- Experience working with incarcerated individuals in a correctional setting
Employment is contingent on the selectedapplicant passing a background investigation and drug test*.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
Current ADC Employees: Consult with your respective Human Resources Liaison if you are in a different retirement plan than the one indicated above.
Contact the ADC Employment Unit at (602) 255-2430 for assistance with the application process.
*We are committed to providing a drug and alcohol free workplace. ADC conducts statewide random drug testing for all employees in safety-sensitive positions.
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Employment Unit Manager at (602) 255-2430. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
Post Date: 10/17/2016
Close Date: 10/31/2016
Category: SOCIAL WK/REC/RELIG/CARE PROV