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BC Public Service

SPO 24R - Chaplain - Closing date extended

Posted 7 days ago

Job Details



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Job Description

Posting Title
SPO 24R - Chaplain - Closing date extended

Position Classification
Social Program Officer R24


Work Options

Sardis, BC V4Z 1A7 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$41.65 - $47.45 hourly plus 1 Grid Temporary Market Adjustment*

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Part Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Public Safety & Sol General

Ministry Branch / Division
BC Corrections

Job Summary

Make a difference in this rewarding career opportunity

The Corrections Branch plays a leading role in the criminal justice system by protecting the communitythrough offender management and control. The Branch manages community work service and supportsoffenders to make positive changes in their behaviour and attitudes. Adult Custody is one of twodivisions of the Corrections Branch and is responsible for the care of approximately 2,600 male and femaleinmates. Adult Custody provides custodial supervision for adults sentenced to incarceration and thoseremanded to custody.

The Chaplain independently provides ministry to residents, staff and their respective families counselling;facilitating a variety of services for represented faith groups; developing instruction and personalimprovement courses to meet the spiritual needs of all faiths or those with no faith affiliation; liaising withcommunity faith groups regarding the needs and concerns of persons affected by the criminal justicesystem; developing supportive relationships with centre staff, residents, and community groups; andadministering ancillary and support activities.

The position title is not linked to any specific faith group or denomination. It is intended to be an inclusivedescriptor of a role with great diversity. The Chaplain provides humanitarian, faith or non-faith basedresources and counselling to those away from home; and, demonstrates a respect for all individuals byservicing and counselling people within an inclusive and holistic framework.

Job Requirements:

•Graduation from a theological seminary/college or recognized standing with valid, current and goodstanding accreditation OR equivalent accreditation or recognition from another faith/spiritual community. Supporting documentation is required.
• Three years of leading/counselling in a faith community or an equivalent combination of education andexperience.

Preference may be given to applicants with:

• Experience as a chaplain in a correctional, justice, or other institutional setting.


• Willing to provide humanitarian and compassionate care to all faiths and to those without anacknowledged faith.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
This position is part time (0.77 FTE, 53.9 hours biweekly)
This position has full time on-site requirements.
An eligibility list may be established to fill both current and/or future permanent vacancies.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
Please refer to MyHR for more information on Temporary Market Adjustments .

Working for the BC Public Service:
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

Cover Letter: YES- A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Resume: YES- Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire: YES- You will need to complete a standard questionnaire (current employment status, eligibility to apply, etc.).

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) will be required.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located at the bottom of the posting.
Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Amendment (June 10): Posting closing date extended to June 28, 2024.

Job Category
Correctional Services, Education Services, Social Services

About BC Public Service



Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-15

Current Openings

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