Chaplain / Pastor / Minister
Opportunity As a Navy Chaplain take on a wide-ranging pastoral care role, while enjoying: an excellent salary plus generous superannuation ongoing investment in your personal and career development free medical and dental a good work/life balance worthwhile and highly satisfying work subsidised accommodation a supportive team environment travel and leave entitlements free access to sports and fitness facilities on base friendships that last a lifetime All that plus meaningful experiences such as joining peacekeeping missions and supporting communities in need. Your role One day your parish could be on a Navy base. The next day it could be far out to sea on the deck of a battleship.
The only consistent thing about this rewarding role is that every day will be different. The spiritual wellbeing of personnel is a Navy priority. Chaplains support people in their spiritual beliefs and practice.
Your role as a Navy Chaplain will be to look after the welfare of Navy personnel, on land and at sea. Responsible to your own faith authorities and faithful to your own faith traditions, you will be part of an ecumenical and interfaith ministry team that works together in providing a broad-based pastoral care ministry Navy Chaplaincy provides the opportunity to work alongside serving personnel and their families. The chance to inspire and to challenge, and to articulate moments of grace in their life.
As a Navy Officer you’ll also enjoy the job satisfaction of taking on an important leadership and mentoring role. So do you think you have the qualities to become a Chaplain in the Navy? Then apply now (below). Salary Starting salary depends on qualifications and years since ordination At least $112,399 p.
a. package plus superannuation (salaries correct as of 01/08/2019) Numerous other benefits Location Any Navy base in Australia You will be required to spend time at sea Entry Requirements You must: be an Australian Citizen be a Minister of Religion endorsed by your Defence recognised denominational authority have met the educational requirement of your faith group (normally a 3 year Bachelor Degree in Theology or Ministry) have at least two years of full time pastoral ministry experience since ordination. Medical and fitness guidelines also apply.
How to Apply Click on the APPLY FOR THIS JOB button to submit your application. For more information view the full position description here: Navy Chaplain position description.