Job Description And Duties

Under the direction of the Community Resources Manager, the Jewish Chaplain provides spiritual and moral guidance to Folsom State Prison, (and other institutions) inmates.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement .

Working Conditions

This position works ‘behind the walls’ at Folsom State Prison.

*If you are not comfortable working around inmates, please do not submit an application*

Minimum Requirements You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.


Additional Documents

  • Job Application Package Checklist
  • Duty Statement

Position Details

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Working Title:

Jewish Chaplain-Folsom State Prison



$5,282.00 – $6,934.00

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Work Location:

Sacramento County

Job Type:

Permanent, Full Time

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Department Information


We enhance public safety and promote successful community reintegration through education, treatment and active participation in rehabilitative and restorative justice programs.


To facilitate the successful reintegration of the individuals in our care back to their communities equipped with the tools to be drug-free, healthy, and employable members of society by providing education, treatment, rehabilitative, and restorative justice programs, all in a safe and humane environment.

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and the California Correctional Health Care Services are committed to building an inclusive and culturally diverse workplace. We are determined to attract and hire more candidates from diverse communities and empower all employees from a variety of cultural backgrounds, perspectives, and personal experiences. We are proud to foster inclusion and drive collaborative efforts to increase representation at all levels of the Department.

Folsom State Prison is located approximately 30 miles east of downtown Sacramento and just minutes from old town Folsom.

The grounds of the prison are surrounded by beautiful landscaping and friendly wild animals (deer, squirrels, turkeys, geese, etc.)

**Free Parking**

Department Website: https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/facility-locator/fsp/

Special Requirements

Do not include any confidential information on any documents you submit for a job vacancy, such as your State application, resume, or educational transcripts. Confidential information that should be excluded or removed from these documents includes, but is not limited to, your Social Security Number (SSN), birthdate, student identification number, driver’s license number (unless required), basis of eligibility, examination results, LEAP status, marital status, and age. Confidential information on the first page of applications submitted electronically online, such as Easy ID number, SSN, examination related information, and driver’s license number will automatically be redacted upon submission.

Possession of Minimum Qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If you are meeting Minimum Qualifications with education, you must include your unofficial transcripts/diploma for verification. Official transcripts may be required upon appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the Minimum Qualifications, the candidate will be withheld from the eligibility list, rendering them inactive and ineligible to be hired for the position. Candidates who have been withheld may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board.

Candidates new to CDCR or the Division of Juvenile Justice are required to submit to a background investigation process utilizing Live Scan Fingerprinting, and Tuberculosis testing prior to appointment followed by department annual Tuberculosis testing/evaluation thereafter.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate’s relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

Shall create and promote an equitable and inclusive workplace where diversity is celebrated and valued.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the application process. The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position.

Human Resources Contact:

Ashley Perrigo-Jimenez

(916) 985-2561 ext: 3024


Hiring Unit Contact:

Cory Conway

(916) 985-2561 ext: 4742


Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department’s EEO Office.

EEO Contact:


(916) 985-2561


California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.




PLEASE NOTE: the QA needs to be reviewed/submitted to staff in the Sacramento Office for processing; this process can take 4-6 weeks and may not be completed before hiring interviews are held.

Please ensure you meet the Minimum Qualifications before applying for this exam/assessment (located above under ‘Minimum Requirements’). If you take the exam and do not meet the MQ’s, you may be subjected to disciplinary action and/or be barred from future examinations within the State of California .

Additional Application Information

Applications received with inaccurate information or without the following information will be considered incomplete and may not be considered for an interview: “to” and “from” dates (month/day/year), hours worked per week, civil service classifications or private sector job titles, supervisor name and phone number, and duties performed. Applications that are ‘blank’ or with “see resume” in place of duties performed are not acceptable.

Please note: Main communication for this position will be through email . Please ensure you have a valid email address on your application and CalCareers profile. It is the applicants’ responsibility to check their email inbox, to include junk emails, for any correspondences regarding their application status.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.