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Location: Lockhart, TX
Job ID: 55160
Facility: Gregory S. Coleman Correctional Facility

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Pay: $22/hr.

Ready for a meaningful career in criminal justice? MTC Facilities provide a safe and secure working environment for our staff while helping offenders gain valuable skills and treatment necessary for success upon release. 

Job title: Chaplain
Facility Name: Gregory S. Coleman Unit
Location: 1400 MLK Industrial Blvd Lockhart, Tx 78644

Work schedule: Full-time

Our team members enjoy competitive wages, affordable health, dental, and prescription drug insurance, education and tuition assistance, paid time off, 9 paid holidays, flexible schedules, 401(k) with company match, and a chance to make a difference every day!

Position Summary: 

Reports to the assistant warden. Performs routine ministerial clergy work. Work involves conducting regular and special religious services; providing pastoral care and counseling to offenders; supervising religious education classes; and counseling offender family members in compliance with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) andTexas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) directives. 

Essential Functions: 

1. Create, manage, and implement all religious programs of the facility. 

2. Conduct religious services and religious education programs and schedule periodic special programs. 

3. Serve as the point of contact for all outside faith-based activities, persons or groups requesting admittance to the facility. 

4. Develop, maintain, and screen an ongoing list of local community volunteers interested in providing services to the facility. 

5. Train and supervise volunteers working in chaplaincy programs. 

6. Provide regular chaplaincy visitation rounds to new and existing offenders and offenders who are critically ill. 

7. Counsel offenders on religious problems, personal issues, crisis intervention, grief and institutional adjustment. 

8. Interact with offenders during their daily activities and provide appropriate moral and religious instruction. 

9. Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed; provide regular feedback to staff regarding social skills procedures and intervention techniques. 

10. Maintain accountability of offenders and property; adhere to safety practices. 

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management. 

Education and Experience Requirements: 

Bachelor’s degree from a seminary or university accredited by an organization recognized by Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or by the United States Department of Education (USDE). Major course work in Ministry, Divinity, Religious Studies, a Behavioral Science, or a related field. A Valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management. 

Post Hire Requirements: 

Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements. 


Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888.



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