Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively. As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.
This position is located at Twentynine Palms, CA, gateway to the Joshua Tree National Park. Candidates selected for this position will serve as a Clinical Counselor for MCCS.
Serves as Marine Family Services Clinical Counselor providing expert advice, comprehensive counseling, and case management services to active duty personnel, retired military members. Provides Family Advocacy services for active duty Marines, retired military members, their families, and others as authorized by DoD policy. Comprehensive counseling services include: screening, clinical case management, individual, marital, group, and family treatment. The incumbent conducts individual, marital, group and family counseling using various complex techniques. Screens, evaluates and provides counseling for individuals as indicated by interviews and assessment methods based upon expert research in associated fields. Includes but not limits individuals with emotional problems, behavioral problems, domestic violence and child abuse. Exercise independent judgment to apply expertise in conducting initial assessments to match an individual’s needs to the most appropriate resources. Assesses individuals, couples and families as well as determining diagnosis and treatment plans. Conduct complete psychological evaluations, risk assessments for violence and assessment of multi-problem, dysfunctional families. As a credential Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP), performs diagnosis of mental health disorders and determine level of patient treatment that focuses on treatment intensity and individual patient needs.
Facilitates training programs and seminars focused on both prevention and intervention. Plans, develops and implements programs designed to foster positive healthy relationships within the family structure. Develops and maintains professional standards of service, community referral resources and a close network with the clinical staff of other service providers.
Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.
May work a fluctuating work schedule to complete work assignments outside of the typical work week and work hours (to include weekends as necessary).
This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting up to 20 lbs may be required.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
A Masters’ degree in a social science field such as social work or marriage and family therapy or a Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an accredited program. Must have a current state license to practice independently as a Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Psychologist or a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) per Secnav 1752.7A and must provide a photocopy with their application. Must be current in continuing education credits, be able to provide master’s level transcripts from an accredited university and obtain peer level references. Four years’ experience conducting qualified counseling services assisting clients in resolving related issues. Experience counseling a wide range of persons, both military and civilians in stressful situations. Must be able to work effectively with representatives of local, county, state, and federal social services agencies.
This position is designated as a Position of Trust, and the incumbent must be eligible for a background check. Appointment and continued employment is subject to a favorable National Agency Check (NAC) Background Security Investigation.
Due to the nature of work in this position, the incumbent may serve in an "on call" duty status outside of normal work hours that includes: remaining in a reasonable call back radius, carrying a cell phone or pager, or regularly checking email to respond to emergencies; remaining in a state of readiness to perform work with limitations on pursuing outside leisure activities, and/or reporting to a designated post of duty to be ready to or to perform work.
Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement. To be considered for employment, the application or resume must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement.
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.
As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.
Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.
*Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.
*If prior military, DD214 Member Copy
This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.
Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with “TA” stamped in red on front of card.
ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.
About Marine Corps Community Services, Twentynine Palms
Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is a comprehensive set of programs that support and enhance the operational readiness, war fighting capabilities, and life quality of Marines, their families, retirees and civilians. Our programming includes employment, education and transition assistance; fitness and recreation, deployment support and family team building, child care and youth activities, pr...evention, counseling and victim support; golf courses; dining and entertainment; and shopping. MCCS is valued by leadership as being a user-friendly and a responsive single portal that provides constant and unwavering support to Marines and their families throughout their entire service or affiliation with the United States Marine Corps. MCCS delivers goods and services at over 2,250 facilities with a staff of more than 12,000 employees worldwide.
To take care of Marines and their families by providing quality of life programs, products, and services in support of the Marine Corps objectives.
MCCS will be the first choice of products, services, and programs by exceeding our customers’ expectations and building lifelong customers. To do this as an organization we must be:
- Employer of Choice to individuals who are dedicated to supporting our War Heroes and their families.
- Steward for promoting effective policy and business practices intended to support and compliment our mission.
- Cross-functional and continually seeking synergy across all processes.
- Provider of premier facilities that promote personal and family readiness.
- Deliver quality programs and services to meet current and future needs.
- Responsive to customer behaviors and generate goodwill.
The Marine Corps holds true to the core values of honor, courage, and commitment. These core values serve as fundamental touch points for moral character, professional behavior and conduct of the Marine Corps. Every Marine Corps Community Services team member is additionally guided by similar customer service values including courtesy, responsibility, and loyalty
We are thrilled that you are contemplating employment with our organization, the most outstanding organization of its kind in the Department of Defense (DOD). If you are a highly motivated individual that would like the opportunity to provide an invaluable service to Marines and their families then MCCS is the organization for you!! We serve Marine Corps Installations all over the world and are in need of dedicated customer service orientated individuals who are willing to serve a great cause by providing support through mission, career, and life events. Take a look at some of the benefits you get to enjoy while working at MCCS:
Benefits and Privileges
All MCCS Employees are encouraged to enjoy the use of our facilities and take advantage of a variety of employee benefits. (Facilities do vary from base to base.) Samples include:
•Marine Corps Exchanges
•Lodging & Dining Clubs
•Movie Theaters & Parks
•Swimming Pools & Fitness Centers
•Marinas & Ocean Fishing
•Discount Tickets to your favorite places and Leisure Travel Deals
•Tuition Assistance at applicable commands
•Balance of Work & Family Life
•Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
•Financial Wellness Program
All of this in a secure, fast paced, professional, family oriented, working environment.
The employee benefits package is available to all regular full time and regular part time civilian Marine Corps nonappropriated fund (NAF) employees and includes the following:
Regular Full/ Part Time:
•Medical and Dental
•Optional and Dependent Life Insurance
•Accidental Death and Dismemberment
•401 (k) Savings Plan
•Group Retirement Plan
•Family Friendly Leave Program
•Flexible Spending Account
•Long Term Care
•Short Term Disability
•Leave (Sick & Vacation)