Norfolk County, Virginia
Oct 08, 2021
Oct 15, 2021
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.
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Serves as the Assistant Store Manager in a store with an annual sales volume of less than $20M and is responsible for a core set of areas that may include: Hardlines, Softlines, Consumables, Brand Integrity and Experience. Reports to the Store Manager. Leads by example to: shape and sustain a working environment conducive to the successful performance of those entrusted to his/her leadership and direction; and create a positive atmosphere and culture within Business Operations and its constituent branches that reflect the pride, professionalism, sense of accomplishment, fulfillment, collaborative engagement, well-being, and whole-hearted customer focus of its employees.
Leads a productive, efficient and effective operational shift within a Marine Corps Exchange (MCX) store. Supervises the productivity of all teams throughout an operational shift. Partners with Operations Manager and Store Manager to scope, plan and lead general merchandising strategy, brand integrity and service levels throughout the store operation. Ensures proper scheduling, staffing coverage and training of team members.
Monitors MCX logistics and backroom processes in the absence of an Operations Manager and Backroom Manager ensuring effective operations while developing store-level accountability and process management. Ensures the successful execution of corporate service programs, promotions and other events as well as daily and weekly Dress Blue Experience standards at all customer touchpoints. Leads a team-centric environment.
Works with the Training Specialist or designated retail manager that oversees training to ensure all team members are trained on policies relating to service, service recovery and corporate service programs and promotions. Observes and delegates task completion and other team deadlines accordingly; accurately planning the workload to achieve the desired outcome.Encourages and empowers all team members to identify opportunities to resolve customer problems and concerns before they happen. Follows up with customers to ensure their problems were resolved. Communicates any outstanding problem resolution issues with the Experience Manager. Determines the necessary requirements to create loyal MCX customers. Understands and articulates all MCX value stories, programs and promotions. Recognizes the core values and mission of the Marine Corps Exchange.
Consistently champions, communicates and represents the MCX brand standards. Communicates effectively with other teams to address deficiencies with brand standards while providing education, coaching and positive reinforcement to all store team members. Identifies and reduces all risks of loss and/or theft. Actively engages in organizational training opportunities that develop personal and professional skills related to: time management, emotional intelligence, interpersonal skills, career planning, public speaking and small group leadership.
Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Delivers a Dress Blue Experience to all customers throughout the store. Proactively engages all customers in conversation. Addresses customers by rank when appropriate. 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.
Supervises employees to include: assigning and distributing work, scheduling, coaching, counseling, tutoring, and mentoring employees; approving and disapproving leave; recommending and completing personnel actions; completing performance reviews and signing timecards; training employees. Must be alert to alcohol abuse, and take appropriate action. Assists in developing and ensuring the implementation and control of an adequate, effective and appropriate training plan for all personnel.
Promotes training and development throughout the store and supports the implementation and integration of the MCX corporate training and career development program. Participates in all corporate-led training programs and works with Store Manager to set training goals and manage training compliance and learning transfer. Promotes employee training and skills development learning plans. Plays an integral role in store leadership development initiatives. Connects required training to performance and skills gaps.

Travel Required

25% or less - Varies

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

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Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business management or a related field appropriate to the work of position AND THREE YEARS of experience in the occupation, or a related field or work area, OR an appropriate combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of knowledge and skill equivalent to that gained in the above, OR appropriate experience that demonstrates that the applicant has acquired the knowledge, skills, and abilities equivalent to that gained in the above. Two years of supervisory experience working in a leadership role related to store operations, sales floor leadership and/or operational performance is preferred. Positive attitude with a genuine desire to work in a customer focused environment. Ability to train operating standards and procedures for service, service recovery and store brand as well as work within the position to execute these standards properly and coach others within the team to do so with a high degree of skill and confidence. Ability to work in a high-performance atmosphere with commitment to service goals. Ability to multitask with high quality follow-up and holding teams accountable to results. Attention to detail is required. Strongly promotes the cultivation of MCX corporate culture, mission and core values at the store level and engages with all management and team members through conversations, modeling behaviors, supporting store team-centric initiatives and driving team member satisfaction. Has keyholder responsibility: opening and closing stores and receiving products.

May require food handling safety training, handling and certification. May require training and handling of Western Union and other customer services offered. May require light custodial duties, light lifting of merchandise, stocking, setting planograms, price changes, inventory counts and corrections.


Additional 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:

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.



How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

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.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents


If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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