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    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for a CHAPLAIN, Position Description Number D1197P01 and is part of the ID 124 Wing, Idaho Air National Guard.

    INDEFINITE POSITION- MAY CONVERT TO A PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION IF POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE.

    THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE IDAHO AIR NATIONAL GUARD.

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    Responsibilities

    This position is located either at or in the Office of The Adjutant General, (TAG) Joint Force Headquarters-State, (JFHQ-ST), Special Staff of the Adjutant General, Office of the Chaplain or at the Wing Commander's Staff. This position is the highest full-time level authorized with oversight over the entire full-time chaplain program during non "M-Day" days at either location. This position is the senior or staff level position within the applicable organization and exhibits full professional maturity for the various religious programs the employee is responsible for. This position may be responsible for the supervision of a full-time Enlisted Religious Affairs Person. The mission of the National Guard Chaplain Service is to provide unsurpassed spiritual leadership and care to National Guard personnel and their families at home and abroad. The primary purpose of this position is to manage the state National Guard Chaplain Service or wing religious program, and to ensure the free exercise of religion for National Guard personnel and their families. This position is characterized by the high degree of integration into a complete and total program of religious ministries, including advisement to leadership, workshops, spiritual leadership and care, religious education, and other activities for National Guard personnel and their families. The Chaplain Service ministry is performed cooperatively, and executed in a pluralistic environment. This ministry, when directed by The Adjutant General, may be extended to active duty and reserve component military personnel and their families within the State.

    Program Management: Manages the State/Territory/Wing Chaplain Services program in accordance with National Guard Chaplain Service program goals and objectives. Oversees the execution of the Command Master Religious Program (CMRP) for Army National Guard Personnel and the Airman Ministry Plan (AMP) for Air National Guard Personnel in conjunction with the State/Territory Chaplain. Assesses the needs of the various Chaplain Services program customers. Recommends changes to the CMRP as applicable for Army and AMP for the Air Personnel. Ensures program changes are compatible and compliant with policies, practices and program goals and objectives established by NGB Office of the Chaplain (NGB-OC) for Army Personnel and the Air National Guard Chaplain Corps (NGB/HC). Reviews the CMRP and/or AMP to ensure the Mission Essential Tasks List (METL) identified by the commanding officer are addressed and followed. Identifies and secures resources to implement the CMRP and/or AMP. Independently develops and implements the various Chaplain Service functions addressed in the CMRP and/or AMP.

    Training: Training is the cornerstone of preparation for military operations. Employee reviews training strategies that address, a) the technical and tactical proficIencies of the state or wing National Chaplain Service personnel, b) quality of life programs for National Guard personnel and their families, c) needs of other Chaplain Service constituencies (civilian clergy, non-government organizations (NGO), etc.). Coordinates Chaplain Service personnel attendance at conferences, workshops, and training events such as Chaplain Regional Support Training (CREST), Marriage Enhancement Programs, Suicide Prevention and Intervention Training Programs and other training events established by the National Guard Bureau's Chaplain's Office and/or the Air National Guard Chaplain Corps. Upon request coordinated training for supervisory, managerial, and staff personnel in quality of life programs such as Suicide Prevention, Intervention, Post-Intervention, Workplace Violence Awareness, Traumatic Event Management and Critical Incident Management. Coordinates chaplain quality of life programs (e.g. marriage enrichment retreats, post-combat recovery and reintegration, family reunion briefing, stress management briefings, etc.) to National Guard personnel and their families. The full-range of administrative and behind-the-scene support may be part of these duties.

    Readiness and Deployment: Ensures Chaplain support is provided to National Guard personnel and their families through the full spectrum of the deployment cycle (mobilization, deployment, employment, redeployment, and reconstitution). Responds to the needs of National Guard personnel and family members through both programs and direct care. Employee coordinates chaplain stress management reduction efforts during all phases of the deployment cycle. Procures and maintains adequate religious supplies ensuring their distribution through the coordination efforts of Family Readiness Groups, chaplain, chaplain assistant, and other supporting chaplains.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

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