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.
FIRST AND FOREMOST THE POSITION IS RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING CARE OF MARINES, SAILORS AND FAMILY MEMBERS
Serves as Marine Family Services Clinical Counselor providing expert advice, comprehensive counseling and case management services to active duty personnel and 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, martial, group and family treatment. The incumbent conducts individual, martial, 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 assessment 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 Master’s 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.
How To Apply
All applications must be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website: www.usmc-mccs.org/careers
Volunteer Experience- The amount of credit received for volunteer, internships and practicums is based on the amount of hours per week spent. Be sure to include the average hours per week worked in volunteer roles.
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.
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.
ALL QUESTIONS MUST BE ANSWERED OR YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT RECEIVE A COMPETITIVE SCORE.
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.
This position is designated as being subject to unannounced random drug testing under the Department of Navy's Drug Free-Workplace Program. The selected applicant must have a negative drug test result before employment may begin. An offer of employment will be rescinded if the selected applicant fails to report to any of the scheduled appointments or fails the pre-employment drug test.
Credentialing - Initial credentialing shall be completed prior to an offer of employment. Applicants must complete credentialing application packet. The credential Review Board will determine whether the application for credentials is approved as requested, approved with modifications, or denied.
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.
Marijuana is a schedule 1 drug under the controlled substances act and therefore use of marijuana is illegal under federal law regardless of state laws. A positive drug test result for marijuana (or any other drug tested for) will result in withdrawal of the tentative job offer and ineligibility to apply for a position within the department of defense for 6 months from the date of the drug test.
Applicants may not be employed in the chain of command of their relative.
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.