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U.S. Marine Corps Quantico, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

##### Department of the Navy

U.S. Marine Corps



- ##### Open & closing dates

08/22/2019 to 08/29/2019

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade

NF 03

- ##### Salary

$22 to $24.40 per hour

- ##### Appointment type


- ##### Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:


Quantico, VA 1 vacancy

##### Relocation expenses reimbursed


##### Telework eligible


- Duties

### Summary

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.

Learn more about this agency

### Responsibilities

Collects, assembles, prepares, and disseminates information through
the print and/or broadcast media, provides information concerning
the various programs of the Marine Corps Marathon Organization
(MCMO). Plans, coordinates and produces presentations and press
conferences. Coordinates outreach to attract celebrities as guest
speakers, starters and entertainers for various events. Produces
media guide and writes articles for race programs and other written
material, such as runner's newsletters. . Serves as liaison to
sister services, Headquarters Marine Corps, and base Public Affairs

Writes and edits articles, organizes information, and serves as
Production Editor. Produces camera-ready copy using desktop
publishing software. Writes press releases for base/local newspaper
and trade publications; reviews and tracks publications for
information dissemination and coverage. Maintains press release and
press clips files and photo morgue. Organizes, tabulates, and
manages primary research data for surveys. Enters survey data and
produces reports. Assists in communication and promotional
requirements, including developing press conferences and production,
exhibits, brochures, calendars, and posters. Plans, organizes work,
and manages internal procedures and resources to ensure maximum
productivity and economies. Prepares financial plan and related
records and reports and exercises authority on approved budget.
Monitors programs on a regular basis and initiates corrective action
to ensure support of operating programs of MCMO. Develops
long-range plans for event promotions. Sets up interviews for
management to include TV, printed media and blogs. Works closely
with sister services to receive assistance during large events.

Effectively supports the Marine Corps Equal Employment Opportunity
policies, and ensures compliance with fire, safety, and other
environmental issues.

May be required to travel to attend MCMO races, meetings and expos
to promote races and events by attending other race expos to set up
booths with MCMO race materials to promote MCMO race series by
handing out MCMO materials, speaking to runners about MCMO races and
events, and soliciting vendors to participate in races. Prepares for
MCMO races and events by setting up cones, tents, start and finish
lines and other race requirements. Observation of race practices by
attending other races within the running industry and learning how
they prepare, plan and execute races and upon return implement race
practices and procedures at MCMO races. May be required to stand
for extended periods of times at expos handing out materials and
speaking with runners and vendors about MCMO races.

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy.
Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner.
Acknowledges customers, smiles and makes eye contact. Asks
questions to determine, verify and solve problems. Checks for
satisfaction on the quality of goods and services. 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. Uses required safety
equipment, and observe safe work procedures. 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.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Must possess valid driver's license.

### Travel Required

25% or less - Varies

##### Supervisory status


##### Promotion Potential


- #### Job family (Series)

1101 General Business And Industry

- Requirements

### Conditions of Employment

- See Duties and Qualifications


### Qualifications

Three years' experience in marketing, public affairs,
communications, journalism, or a related field. Knowledge and skill
in developing written and printed materials. Skill in orally
transmitting information, and printed materials. Skill in the use
of personal computers and associated software. This is a
white-collar position where occasional lifting up to 20 lbs may be
required. OR A Bachelor's Degree preferably in the area of public
affairs or public and community relations. An equivalent
combination of training and experience may be substituted for the
qualifications above

### Education

### Additional information

**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:

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.

***Required Documents:***

\*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.



### How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above.

Your application/resume and supporting documentation will be used to
determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this
announcement. This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified
applicant as determined by the selecting official.

### Background checks and security clearance

##### Security clearance


##### Drug test required


- Required Documents


#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution
recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be
credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the
attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting
institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this
vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may
affect the overall rating.

- Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a
comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your
family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to
make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to
its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working at MCCS
include but are not limited to:

? Stability of Federal Civilian Service

? People with passion for doing work that matters

? Quality of Work Life Balance

? Competitive Pay

? Comprehensive Benefit Packages

? Marine Corps Exchange and Base Facility Privileges

Review our benefits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold
and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.
Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific
benefits offered.

- How to Apply

All applications *must* be submitted online via the MCCS Careers

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.

### Agency contact information


##### Phone


##### Email

##### Address


Learn more about this agency

### Next steps

All applicants who submit an application via our Careers page at will be able to view their application
status online.

- Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.
Please read the following guidance.

### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and
gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,
membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental
status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job

### Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants
with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application process should follow
the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part
of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the
hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work
environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an
individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties
or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide
reasonable accommodations when:

- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an
equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the
application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are
considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations
or how to contact an agency.

#### Legal and regulatory guidance

- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period

This job originated on For the full announcement and to
apply, visit Only resumes
submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
at will be considered.

U.S. Marine Corps


Quantico, VA