LOCATION:     Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women, Religious Services – Clinton, NJ

JOB DESCRIPTION: Under direction in a state institution, coordinates religious activities and programs, ministers to the spiritual needs, welfare, and comfort of residents or inmates of a state institution, and does other related duties as required.

Work Remotely: no

EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree.

NOTE: Graduation from a course of theological study as required by the ordaining or endorsing body.

EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of experience as a minister, priest, or rabbi in the offices of a religious faith, which shall have included religious, personal, and social counseling, and one (1) year of which shall have included supervised pastoral counseling (such as clinical pastoral education) in an institutional setting.

LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess certification or accreditation as a minister, priest, or rabbi in an established religious faith and an endorsement for chaplaincy where required by the ordaining or endorsing body.

Position Start Date: January 22, 2024
Salary Range: $25.69/hour
Send resumes and cover letter to:


Please include resume and copy of transcripts and license/certification (unofficial copies are acceptable) in your response. Posting title and number must be included in the subject line of your e-mail. All attachments must be sent in PDF format only. Additionally, you must provide your e-mail address.  To be considered, responses must be postmarked no later than January 9, 2024.

Forward Response To:    
Megan Cardinale, Human Resources
Regional Personnel Services, Region 4
Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women
30 County Road 513

Clinton, NJ 08809

Emailed resumes are to be sent only to:


If you are applying under the NJ “SAME” program, your supporting documents must be submitted along with your resume by the closing date indicated above. For more information on the SAME Program visit the CSC Website at: https://nj.gov/csc/same/overview/index.shtml or email: SAME@csc.nj.gov

The New Jersey Department of Corrections is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About New Jersey Department of Corrections

The New Jersey Department of Corrections is comprised of 9 correctional facilities, 11 Residential Community Release Programs, and 1 Assessment Center.