Family readiness officer (ltcol cmd lev) nf4* 2nd battalion / 3rd marines

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Department of Defense
Open to All Sources Permanent Full Time
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 MCB HAWAII, FAMILY READINESS BRANCH, 2ND BATTALION 3RD MARINES (2/3) . Candidates selected for this position will serve as a FAMILY READINESS OFFICER (LT COLONEL LEVEL) FOR MCCS HAWAII.
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Reports to the unit commander at the Lt Col level. Serves as a Unit Commander's Staff Officer at the LtCol level Command. Serves as the Commander's representative to provide Command Family Readiness outreach, support and assistance to the Command's military personnel and their families. Exercises sound judgment and initiative in carrying out responsibilities. Works with latitude to ensure overall program effectiveness and effective use of resources. Maintains personal contacts and collaborates with key personnel within the unit.
Represents the unit commander at internal and external meetings and forums. Facilitates and coordinates resources that will assist with family readiness issues and functions. Provides assistance to the Command's military personnel and their families through referral. Serves as member of the Commander's Family Readiness Command Team, which guides the Command's efforts in assisting Marines in attaining personal and family readiness. The Commander establishes the priorities and direction of the Unit, Personal and Family Readiness Program (UPFRP) and the FRO is the special staff officer responsible for carrying out the Commander's vision and intent. Support to families shall encompass single Marines, married Marines spouses, children and designated parents/extended family members of Marines. Conducts proactive outreach and multi-faceted communication efforts to facilitate meaningful two-way communication between the Command and its Marines and families.
Ensures the Command conforms to applicable guidance and regulations in the execution of the UPFRP and remains ready to successfully undergo the scrutiny of higher-level command FRO inspections and assessments as well as HQMC and other agencies as assigned from higher authorities.
Supervises Family Readiness program volunteers to include: executing the Commander's intent, assigning and distributing work, providing guidance to get work started, setting work pace, demonstrating work methods, ensuring worksite materials and tools are available to complete work. Coordinate and supervises volunteers. Assist the Commander with volunteer appointments and/or removal. Coordinates appropriate volunteer recognition. Attends volunteer appreciation events related to unit Marines and family members.
Prepare and distributes official information via the authorized organizational communication tool(s), UPFRP Newsletter, official Command website, Command toll-free recorded message, and other media as directed by the Commander. Monitors and analyzes usage patterns for improved communication methods. Distributes marketing materials developed and provided by HQMC and/or MCCS. Develops and implements UPFRP communication plan. Delivers briefs and presentations as directed by the Commander. Provides Marines and designated family members with official command communication and Information and Referral (I&R;) services for emerging challenges.
In providing I&R; Services, establishes and maintains contact with other organizations, including but not limited to, MCCS and other on-base resources. Actively encourages and refers family member's use of available resources and programs.
Plans, coordinates and executes administrative and logistical requirements, in partnership with MCCS and other applicable entities for UPFRP events such as Family Days, pre-deployment, during and post-deployment events and others as required. Coordinates and attends Family Readiness Command Team meetings. Identifies training needs for the Marines and family members and schedules training with the appropriate installation Marine Corps Family Team Building program for all Family Readiness courses. Maintains Family Readiness training documentation and reviews education needs of unit Marines and families, and coordinates support to meet those needs. Coordinates welcome events for new families to the Command, thereby establishing a relationship and provides information regarding the many resources available.
Monitors and maintains appropriated and non-appropriated fund allocations. Develops long and short range cost estimates for program funding requirements. Monitors overall Family Readiness budget execution. May act as the approving official for reimbursement of volunteer expenses.
Ensures Personally Identifiable Information (PII), Operations Security (OPSEC), and Privacy Act compliance. Ethics training is required. Adheres to principles and concepts of the EEO Program. Must comply will all Base safety regulations. Performs other related duties as assigned.
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.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred, and two years related military family life experience, demonstrating a high degree of interpersonal communication and the skill set to adapt and respond to diverse situations unique to the military lifestyle. Demonstrated skill to: serve as a representative to provide command Family Readiness outreach, support and assistance to the Command's military personnel and their families, exercise sound judgment and initiative in carrying out responsibilities. Ability to resolve situations as they arise, work with wide latitude for independent action to ensure overall program effectiveness, soundness of recommendations and effective use of resources. Skills to assign tasks to volunteers and supervise them in the accomplishment of those tasks. Skills to maintain personal contacts and collaborate within the Command. Must possess a basic level of knowledge of Marine Corps philosophies, policies, military lifestyle and organizational structure with a clear understanding of the role of the Unit Family Readiness Program. Must have the ability to use Microsoft Office software, suites, and web based applications, and creating, maintaining, and manipulating databases. Must possess and demonstrate sound communication skills (oral and written), presentation skills, interpersonal skills, and social poise. Must possess coalition building skills and sufficient experience to exercise discretion to refer families when appropriate. Must be detail-oriented, organized and adaptable. A positive attitude is essential. Ability to establish realistic long and short term goals and objectives, set achievable deadlines and react quickly to changing priorities, Must possess strong customer services skills and be able to tactfully communicate with all levels of the Military and civilian community. Must have the ability to work independently.
Must be able to accommodate a flexible work schedule to include weekend and night time hours. Must be able to travel as directed by the Commander. Must be able to obtain and retain a Secret clearance as required.
Completed application, Resume and Cover letter requred to apply . All applications _must_ be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website:
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.
Varies - Review "OTHER INFORMATION" All applicants who submit an application via our Careers page at will be able to view their application status online.
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
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.

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