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    This National Guard position is for a Chaplain, Position Description Number D1197P01 and is part of the 158th Fighter Wing of the Vermont Air National Guard.

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    Program Management: Manages theWing Chaplain Services program in accordance with National Guard Chaplain Service program goals and objectives. Oversees the execution of the Airman Ministry Plan (AMP) for Air National Guard Personnel in conjunction with the State Chaplain. Assesses the needs of the various Chaplain Services program customers. Recommends changes to the 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 for the Air National Guard Chaplain Corps (NGB/HC). Reviews the 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 AMP. Independently develops and implements the various Chaplain Service functions addressed in the AMP.

    2. 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.

    3. 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.

    4. Crisis Intervention: Under the Supervision as listed below, coordinates Chaplain Service support during events such as natural disasters (floods, hurricanes, tornados, snowstorms, tsunamis, etc.), man-made disasters (acts of terrorism and technological events, etc.), unit emergencies (suicide, line-of-duty deaths, and serious line-of-duty injuries), and during times of significant national events (Olympics, national conventions and inaugurations, etc.). Coordinates with the Joint Chaplain Emergency Response Team (JCERT) for chaplain support issues, situational awareness and communication for chaplain activities. Provides Chaplain Service crisis intervention programs such as on scene support, suicide prevention, critical event debriefing, defusing support, follow-up and referral services. Ensures Chaplain Service support for specialized functions such as Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) Teams, Civil Support Teams (CST) National Guard Reaction Force (NGRF), Emergency Operations Center (EOC), Traumatic Event Management (TEM), Combat Operational Stress Control (COSC), and Joint Operations Center (JOC).


    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0060 Chaplain

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