U.S. Marine Corps DIRECTOR MCCS NF-05 FULLTIME in Iwakuni, Japan

U.S. Marine Corps
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Iwakuni, Japan
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Sunday 11/20/2016 (12 day(s) ago)

** Closes Monday 12/5/2016 (3 day(s) away)

Job Overview

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 MCAS Iwakuni Executive Office . Candidates selected for this position will serve as a Director for MCCS.

ENTITLEMENTS*:* In addition to take home pay, this position is authorized an overseas entitlements package. Eligibilites may include Permanent Change of Station (PCS), Living Quarters Allowance (LQA), Post Allowance, Environmental Morale Leave (EML), and Home Leave.

The initial length of this overseas tour is three (3) years with potential of extending per management´s discretion.


The incumbent serves as the Director, Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS), Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni, Japan. This position reports directly to the Commanding Officer, MCAS Iwakuni, on business policy and other related matters. Incumbent is responsible for the executive management of all MCCS programs, services, and assets located on MCAS Iwakuni, Japan. Provides leadership, management, and overall direction for a multimillion dollar operating budget which includes labor operations for a culturally diverse work force of well over 900 employees; facility maintenance support for approximately 80 facilities; and providing personal and community support.

The programs/departments managed consist of distinct, essential capabilities which include: Business Operations,(such as Bowling, Food Services, and Lodging, which provide goods and services to the military community and generate dividends critical to the successful operation of MCCS services); Semper Fit,(which enhances the personal and physical readiness of Marines and promotes healthy lifestyles for their families); Marine & Family Programs,(which contributes to an individual’s quality of life through Lifelong Learning, Counseling and Advocacy, Community Services, Substance Abuse Counseling, and Child and Youth Programs for Marines/Sailors and their families); Marine Corps Family Team Building,(which synchronizes distinct Family Readiness Programs such as the Lifestyle Insights Networking Knowledge and Skills [LINKS], Readiness and Deployment Support, etc.); and General Support,(which provides Financial Management, Human Resources & Training, Business Administration, Marketing, Information System Support for all MCCS programs and services). Retail Sales and Services,(which include an all-encompassing Retail Store, Marine Marts, Bookstore, Beauty/Barber Shops, Automotive Service Center, etc.).

The MCCS Director is individually responsible for developing innovative operational strategies and executing sound business practices. They must also ensure policy and procedural compliance, measure the organization’s performance, develop and execute multimillion dollar operating and capital budgets, and correct failing strategies while exercising fiduciary responsibility for all business operations. Fiscally responsible for managing a combined Nonappropriated Fund (NAF) and Appropriated Fund (APF) annual cash flow in excess of 50 million U.S. dollars.

The incumbent plans, reviews, interprets and implements policies established by higher authority. Resolves workforce, facility, operational and financial issues that may impact the effectiveness of MCCS programs. Represents the organization to Marine Corps Headquarters, members of the community, and other commands on matters concerning MCCS projects and programs.

Lead by example with an emphasis on courtesy. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher level supervisor or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Develops and ensures implementation of an activity safety program in accordance with the Base Safety Program. Conducts safety meetings at least quarterly. Ensures safety training is provided to employees. Ensures minimal loss of duty by complying with “Return To Work” program initiatives, and following up on employee well being. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

Performs other related duties as assigned by the Commanding Officer or higher authority.

Security Clearance:

This position requires a Secret Clearance (Noncritical-Sensitive). The condition of appointment is that the person must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.

Emergency Essential Statement:

May be a member of the MCAS Iwakuni Crisis Management Team (CMT), incumbent serves as the primary POC for the Commanding Officer on all matters involving the operational shutdown of Nonappropriated Fund (NAF) activities of MCAS Iwakuni, Japan. Operational shut-down includes the financial closure of all NAF books, the security and transport of NAF financial assets, the execution of furlough or business-based actions on civilian NAF positions, (i.e., reduction in force action), and the execution of emergency evacuation plans for approximately 180 self-sponsored NAF civilian employees. NAF policy guidance is unique with regard to these closure requirements, thereby requiring the pertinent subject matter experts in place to direct such actions.

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • See Duties and Qualifications
  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher.
  • Must possess executive-level experience that demonstrates possession of management principles in planning, coordinating, and attaining the goals and financial objectives of a large customer-oriented organization.
  • Knowledge of Marine Corps lines of authority and staff procedures is highly desirable.
  • Executive level experience in the MCCS/MWR/NAF profession is not required but is desirable.
  • Must possess Executive-Level management experience that demonstrates the ability to establish corporate financial strategies; formulate comprehensive operating and capital budgets; coordinate complex and unrelated activities, and attain the operating goals and
  • financial objectives of a large, self-sufficient business organization.
  • Knowledge of appropriated and nonappropriated fund regulations pertaining to fiscal and personnel matters, in order to effectively manage the resources involved.
  • Knowledge and skill in short-term and long-range appropriated and nonappropriated fund budget preparation and implementation.
  • Ability to analyze industry trends and make organizational improvements through the application of effective and innovative marketing, personnel management, and retailing techniques.
  • Must possess exceptional oral and written communication skills as well as extraordinary interpersonal skills in order to facilitate the interaction with U.S. and Japanese high-ranking military and local, prefectural civilian government officials and Host Nation leaders.
  • Must possess maturity and experience in dealing with situations requiring effective leadership, guidance, and/or constructive coaching of associate staff.

Financial Disclosure Duty Statement:

The incumbent of this position participates substantially through decision or exercise of significant judgment in taking official action for: contracting or procurement, administering or monitoring federally conferred financial or operational benefits, regulating or auditing a non-federal entity, or other activities in which final decision making or action may have a direct and substantial economic impact on the interests of the organization. The incumbent is required to file an annual Confidential Financial Disclosure Form OGE 450 to avoid conflict of interest or to carry out the purpose of any statute, executive order, or regulation applicable to or administered by the employee.


Security Clearance

Not Applicable

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

All applicants who submit an application via our Careers page at www.usmc-mccs.org/careers will be able to view their application status online.


Review our benefits

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

Other 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: 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.

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.


Salary Range: $95,000.00 to $135,000.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: NF-1101-05/05

Promotion Potential: NA

Supervisory Status: Yes

Who May Apply: Open to All Sources

Control Number: 455791300

Job Announcement Number: 22994