Brighton, CO 
Posted 20 days ago
Job Description
$0.00 Hourly
Location will vary throughout Adams County, CO
Job Type
County Sheriff
Job Number
SO-Administrative Services
What Success Looks Like In This Job

The Chaplain Program is a volunteer position with the Adams County Sheriff's Office. The Adams County Sheriff's Office chaplains provide counseling, emotional support and/or spiritual guidance for members of the Office, their families and members of the public.

Examples of Duties for Success

  • Provide guidance and assistance to employees and their families.
  • Contact employees and provide spiritual resources.
  • Perform follow-up contact with employees and their families.
  • Available 24 hours a day and able to respond within one hour to call-outs.
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality beyond the normal scope of employment.
  • Compile monthly statistics on all incidents handled.
  • Complete necessary reports and paperwork.
  • Prepare mileage sheets as required per County.
  • Transport employees or their family members to specified locations.
  • Provide information to the Sheriff's Office employees on the Chaplain program.
  • Update resources for employees and their families.
  • Be on call one week a month.
  • Attend scheduled chaplain meetings.
  • Provide assistance, Pastoral care, and an open ear, with love and compassion to any Adams County Sheriff's Office employee or Adams County citizen who has need as a direct result of crisis, tragedy, trauma, or illness.
  • Some of the primary situations which may require our assistance are: SIDS deaths, death notifications, homicides, suicides, fatal accidents, officer-involved shootings, natural or man-made disasters, funerals and memorial services, and hospitalization or death of an Adams County Sheriff's Office employee or family member.
  • Successfully complete all mandatory training.
Qualifications for Success

  • Valid Colorado Driver's License
  • Minimum of 21 years of age
  • Possess sensitivity and good communication skills in working with Sheriff's Office employees.
  • High school Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of five years of ministry experience
  • Degree, certification or ordainment may be considered in lieu of experience
More Qualifications for Success

A lengthy background process will be utilized to select the most qualified candidates.

The testing process includes:
-Interview with the Senior Chaplain Coordinator
-Final interview with the Sheriff of Adams County

The Background process may include any/all of the following:
-2 phase psychological evaluation
-Intergrity Interview
-CVSA exam

Adams County is an equal employment opportunity employer.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
5+ years
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