10/13/16: Chaplain (Port Newark, NJ)

What are you looking for?
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Seamen’s Church Institute
Where is the job site located?
Port Newark, New Jersey
What do you want this person to do?
The Port Newark Chaplain provides direct pastoral care to seafarers via ship visits, van transportation and site hospitality; mentors interns; and coordinates tri-state church relations outreach. This full-time position for an Episcopal Church ordained minister reports to SCI’s Port Newark Center Director.

The ideal candidate brings outstanding pastoral experience, ecclesiastical relationships, fundraising experience and team collaboration to this position. He/She must be able to travel and work such hours as to cover occasional pastoral crises, and other assignments including occasional evenings and weekends. He or she must possess a valid driver’s license and pass a Transportation Worker Identity Credential (TWIC) background check for which SCI pays any associated fee. The successful candidate also must be able to climb and descend ship gangways, and lift and carry up to 50lbs. Advanced Clinical Pastoral Education, military, maritime or hospital chaplaincy provides a definite credential, as does experience in the maritime industry.

Interested candidates should submit an application including:
1) a resume;
2) contact information for three references;
3) text of a sermon recently preached; and
4) copy of an additional recent writing sample
to: humanresources@seamenschurch.org. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience.

What type of commitment are you looking for?
  • Full-time
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