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    This National Guard position is for a CHAPLAIN, Position Description Number D1196000 and is part of the JFHQ-NE, Nebraska Army National Guard.

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    As a CHAPLAIN, GS-0060-11, duties include:

    (1) Program Management: Provides full program management services for the State/Territory Chaplain in accordance with National Guard Chaplain Service program goals and objectives. This position represents the first level of independent and responsible professional performance of a religious ministry, but does not represent the degree of professional maturity found at the higher grade levels. In conjunction with the JFHQ State/Territory Chaplain oversees the execution of the Command Master Religious Program (CMRP) and assesses the needs of the various Chaplain Services program customers. Recommends changes to the CMRP. Ensures program changes are compatible and compliant with policies, practices and program goals and objectives established by NGB Office of the Chaplain (NGB-OC). Reviews the CMRP to ensure the Mission Essential Tasks List (METL) identified by the commanding officer are addresses and followed. Identifies and secures resources to implement the CMRP. This position requires the coordination with the State Chaplain, Chaplain Candidate, and Chaplain Assistant Recruitment Program. Independently develops and implements the various Chaplain Service functions addressed in the CMRP.

    (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 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, nongovernment 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. 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 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: Provides chaplain support serves for 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. 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 of the Chief of Staff , TAG, and State level Chaplain (on M-Day status), 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 JFHQ functions such as Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) teams, and Civil Support Teams (CST), National Guard Reaction Force (NGRF), Emergency Operations Center (EOC), and Joint Operations Center (JOC).

    5) Performs other duties as assigned.

    Details of the duties and responsibilities are contained in the applicable position located online, on the FASCLASS website.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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