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Marine Corps Community Services Reviews

Updated August 18, 2017
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Pros
  • Great benefits and tuition assistance (in 16 reviews)

  • Good benefits, decent pay, nice environment (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • Hostile work environment and little room for growth (in 5 reviews)

  • Benefits are good if you can ever make it to part or full time status (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Support & serve freedom fighters"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Parris Island, SC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Parris Island, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Marine Corps Community Services full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits. Get to wear many hats. Marines are great population to work with.

    Cons

    Low pay and lack of chance for advancement.


  2. "Fitness Manager"

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    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager

    Pros

    Great boss and co-workers, Fed holidays off, 401k matching up to 5%, fun employee incentives, they like to promote from within

    Cons

    Salaries are non-negotiable, there can be a lot of outside influence

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!!!!

  3. "It was a great learning experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Marine Corps Community Services full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Working with the military was an awesome adventure. Different experiences daily. Interaction with Active Duty personnel and dependants as well as Retirees was interesting as well as exciting.

    Cons

    Somewhat difficult to be hired. The application screening process deems lengthy. Wages are seemingly on the low side.


  4. "Some positives, mostly negatives"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Marine Corps Community Services full-time

    Pros

    Great time off, some departments willing to train if you're interested in another field

    Cons

    lack of passion, crusty employees--esp management/executives--unwilling to change or listen to fresh ideas or solutions, takes advantage of workforce

    Advice to Management

    Do your job and support the Marines. Stop taking advantage of spouses as a disposable resource.


  5. "Many Opportunities at MCCS"

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    Current Employee - Personal and Professional Development Advisor
    Current Employee - Personal and Professional Development Advisor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Marine Corps Community Services full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Employment opportunities from retail to professional work.

    Cons

    Salary increases don't come often. One increase in three years.


  6. "MCX- TWENTYNINE PALMS"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Marine Corps Community Services part-time

    Pros

    Small Community, Rewarding work, Work 4 days 3 days off

    Cons

    management is afraid to deal with the bad associates

    Advice to Management

    Know the people working for you


  7. "Good pay/benefits, hostile work environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Marine Corps Community Services full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits and there is availability to telework

    Cons

    Hostile work environment and little room for growth

    Advice to Management

    Learn about your employees, their strengths and weaknesses

  8. "Not bad"

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    Current Employee - Recreation Assistant in Quantico, VA
    Current Employee - Recreation Assistant in Quantico, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Marine Corps Community Services part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Government job, base access, great co-workers

    Cons

    benefits as a NAF employee


  9. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Marine Corps Community Services full-time

    Pros

    Military friendly which produced quality employees and had opportunity for growth

    Cons

    Constant turnover because of PCS
    Job Freeze


  10. "Great place to start and learn."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Marine Corps Community Services part-time

    Pros

    Get most military benefits, access to NEX, etc. It is a great place to get experience.

    Cons

    There is no room for growth, bonuses and pay raises don't come at all.


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