Civil Service Jobs - United States Marine Corps (USMC)

United States Marine Corps


Federal Civil Service Jobs & Employment with the United States Marine Corps (USMC):  The Marine Corps is actively hiring new people for civil service jobs at locations across the United States and worldwide. Civil service job opportunities exist across a broad spectrum of skills and duties.  Applications from the public are now being accepted. In most instances, U.S. citizenship is required. 

    Civil Service Careers with the Marine Corps:  Civilian hiring for the United States Marine Corps is managed by the Department of the Navy. The Marine Corps has thousands of career opportunities for civilians. These opportunities are nearly endless and cover virtually every occupation you can imagine. "A civil service career with the Marine Corps offers everything you could want in a job: quality of life, career growth opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, a high-quality work environment, and  personal satisfaction." 

    Benefits:  Excellent pay is only part of the compensation you will earn working for the Marine Corps as a civil servant. The Marine Corps offers numerous benefits and special programs.  Federal civil servants receive a salary that is competitive with those in private industry. The federal government offers civil service employees a portable retirement plan with government matching contributions. In addition, federal civil servants receive affordable insurance plans for health, dental, vision, and life.

    In-depth Information - Apply Online.  For more in-depth information about working as a civil servant with the United States Marine Corps and to view a current list of employment opportunities go to:  and also:  

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