This position will be responsible for making personal contact with team members and their families on occasions of family or individual crisis, illness, hospitalization, deaths, births, marriages, and special accomplishments.The chaplain will provide short-term pastoral counseling (not over four sessions) when requested by team members, supervisors, or managers. All counseling will be confidential. Long-term counseling will be referred to community resources.
The chaplain will be available to all people regardless of their religious affiliation or beliefs.
There are to be no ethical or moral breaches of conduct.
Chaplains must maintain a high standard of integrity and strictly avoid inappropriate behavior with any individual he/she is counseling.The Tyson Chaplain must be an active member in good standing of a local congregation or faith group of the chaplain's choice.
The chaplain must have the approval of their local church or judicatory in order to be hired as a Tyson Chaplain.
The chaplain should actively follow the teachings of their faith group as a lifestyle and have a good reputation in the community as a pastor/minister.
Ordination is preferred.
Chaplains are also encouraged to seek the endorsement of their denominational endorsing agency.
When the chaplain is ministering to Tyson team members they must maintain a clear identity of their role as the Tyson Chaplain and not as their role as pastor of a local parish/church. QUALIFICATIONS:Education:
It is preferred that a Tyson Chaplain have a broad educational background with seminary studies completed at the Master's level.
It is preferred that chaplains will have completed a minimum of one quarter of Clinical Pastoral Education.
Preference is given to clergy who are board certified by one of the following:
The Association of Professional Chaplains; the National Association of Catholic Chaplains; The American Association of Pastoral Counselors; The Association of Clinical Pastoral Educators.Experience:
The style of ministry in the workplace is very different than that of a traditional ministry.
The Tyson Chaplain must be a seasoned minister that can identify and understand people and issues that arise in the workplace.
Preference is given to those who have had workplace Chaplain Services experience and/or have previous work experience in a secular workplace.Computer Skills:
Basic computer skills.Other REQUIREMENTS:
The chaplain must have strong interpersonal and communications skills and the ability to work well with people from various cultures & economic levels.
They need the ability to relate well to both management and hourly team members.
They must have an ecumenical approach to ministering across faith groups and to people who have not affiliated with a faith group.
The chaplain needs to be familiar with referral sources in the community for financial, medical, or counseling issues.
The chaplain must maintain confidential any information they learn about a team member or Tyson Foods.
They are not required to keep confidences when there is a clear and present danger to the lives or physical security or safety of counseled team members or others.
Chaplains are also required to report instances of harassment, sexual or otherwise, and illegal activity that could put the company at risk.
Bilingual skills are beneficial at many of our locations.
Bilingual chaplains must also possess sufficient language proficiency to communicate with the management and supervisory staff.N/ATo view a full job description and submit your resume for consideration, click APPLY TO THIS POSITION below and follow the prompts.