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Marine Corps Community Services
MCAS Iwakuni, Yamaguchi 96310

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 MCCS Iwakuni, Japan . Candidates selected for this position will serve as the Chief of NAF Human Resources.  

This position also includes a World Wide Hiring (WWH) package for the selected applicant, which consists of Living Quarters and Post Allowance.  For those applicants currently assigned to MCAS Iwakuni or currently in a SOFA agreement, this may not be applicable. 

Responsible for managing a Nonappropriated Fund (NAF) Human Resources Program and providing leadership, operational direction and subject matter expertise for a full service HR department, including: employee relations, talent acquisition, employee development, position management, compensation analysis, benefits administration, incentive award programs, employee engagement, organizational design, change management, as well as manage HR due diligence to ensure regulatory compliance.

Serves as the senior HR advisor working with senior level executives to solve complex organizational challenges through people-related solutions. Partners with the organization’s leaders and managers, develops a strong knowledge of business operations and people practices to promote the organization’s strategic priorities, culture, mission and values. This individual collaborates with others across business functions to assess situations, analyze data, challenge conventional wisdom, and create new practices to ensure MCCS hires, on-boards, develops, motivates, retains and engages a cadre of highly talented people. As the senior subject matter expert in HR and the direct advisor to senior leaders, the incumbent will coach, develop and challenge leaders at all levels of the organization, to ensure a culture of accountability in leadership, as it relates to the company’s human capital. Will partner with management in the initiation, design and execution of strategic workforce planning. In close collaboration with management, develops initiatives for enhancing workforce leadership and team effectiveness while coaching people management responsibilities.

Plans, organizes, and manages internal procedures and resources to ensure maximum productivity, efficiency and economy. Prepares financial plans and related records and reports. Exercises unilateral authority on approved budgets. Monitors programs on a regular basis, and initiates corrective action to ensure program objectives are being satisfied. Obtains input from functional area directors to facilitate the process of developing strategic human resource plans. Develops long range plans in conjunction with internal operating directives, and exercises internal personnel management authorities as delegated by the MCCS Director. Directly or indirectly through subordinate supervisors, will lead, guide, counsel and train assigned employees, as well as appraise their overall work performance. Approves or disapproves leave, and personnel actions. Must be alert to substance abuse and take appropriate action. 

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.

Develops and ensures implementation of an activity safety program in accordance with the Base Safety Program.  Conducts safety meetings at least quarterly. Advises employees of available safety regulations, instructions, materials and equipment. Ensures safety training is provided to employees. Complies with OSHA standards and takes action to correct unsafe or unhealthy working conditions. Ensures employees understand safety infractions that can result in disciplinary actions, and follows through with appropriate action. Ensures minimal loss of duty by complying with “Return To Work” program initiatives, and following up on employee wellbeing.

As an Adjudicator, makes favorable or unfavorable determinations on cases for MCCS candidates and employees whose background investigations have uncovered matters which could be detrimental to their employment or hiring suitability.

Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • 5 to 7 years of HR experience at the senior management level that clearly demonstrates an ability to plan, strategize, organize, and direct a comprehensive human resources operation.
  • Direct experience in the development and deployment of effective change management practices during times of significant restructure, both departmentally and organizationally.
  • Must have effective writing and oral presentation skills and the unquestionable ability to communicate with audiences at all levels.
  • Must have a working knowledge of Human Resource Management Systems, (Oracle - PeopleSoft® preferred), to include the advanced application of statistical reporting that is available through those systems.
  • Must have experience in formulating and administering a large operating budget.
  • Must possess the ability to translate operational business strategies and then align HR programs & practices to support them.
  • Must have the ability to ensure consistency in the application of organizational HR policies, procedures and practices to ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations and policies.

This position is designated as a Position of Trust, and the incumbent must be eligible for a background check.  The incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a Tier 3 Secret security clearance, in order to complete assigned duties that require access to classified information.


Posted: 2018-11-29 Expires: 2018-12-29

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