U.S. Marine Corps Employee Reviews

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Laborer/Custodian (Former Employee) –  Camp Lejeune, NCMay 28, 2017
Able to transfer within agency. Competitive Compensation.Free training. Great opportunities, Military benefits. Ability to participate in Marine Corps activities.
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The Marines as with life is what you make of it
Instructor (Current Employee) –  Naval School Explosive Ordnance DisposalMay 28, 2017
The Marine Corps is an excellent organization that unfortunately does not get the funding it needs or deserves. The fact of the military is that you are a number, what is most important is the man to the right and left of you .
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Human Resources Manager/Office Manager (Former Employee) –  Camp Pendleton, CAMay 28, 2017
The military career is not for everyone. But for those who try the military do learn many skills. These skills range from leadership, critical thinking, professional attitude. Daily work can be redundant, but its the person's attitude that decides how it is. Hardest part of the job is time away from family. The best part of the job is the bond you make with brothers and sisters in the service.
Pros
Co workers, travel
Cons
Long hours, time away from family
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Excellent experience builder
Collateral Duty Inspector (Former Employee) –  MCAS Cherry Point, NCMay 27, 2017
Overall a great experience for anyone wanting to challenge themselves mentally and physically. Various opportunities to travel all across the world. Excellent way to build a vast network.
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Life in USMC
Maintenance Chief U.S (Former Employee) –  Camp Pendleton, CAMay 27, 2017
Most days are 12hr days working continuously to achieve the goals of the day. The job is high speed and high stress never accepting anything less then perfection. While serving I learning team work, delegation, responsibility, and attention to detail. The management changes from time to time and either be a hit or a miss. This all depends on your out look of things. The workplace is were you build the most lasting relationships. Some days you get along other day you argue, but that is what brothers do. The hardest part of the job is the high stress but you learn to deal with it. The most enjoyable part of the job is making memories that will last a life time.
Pros
housing, food, paid vacation, education, travel
Cons
work schedule
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Field Radio Operator (Former Employee) –  San Diego, CAMay 27, 2017
The hardest part of joining the military is joining the Marine Corps. If you either served or plan to serve, I do not recommend the USMC to the faint of heart.
Rah.
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The best brotherhood you could ever ask for.
Aav Crew chief (Former Employee) –  Camp Lejeune, NCMay 27, 2017
it will challenge you, but it will make you a better man. The Marine Corps lives in you forever. and makes friends you will never forget. I learned that no matter the race of a man, the age of a man, or the culture background he came from, that will always be a brother to me. You must respect your fellow man no matter the circumstance. Give as much respect to the janitor as you do to the guy that signs your paycheck each week.
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Life changing experience.
Food Service Specialist (Former Employee) –  29 Palms, CAMay 27, 2017
We went in as children, and came out as warriors. Basic training changed my life and prepared me for virtually anything. I went in as a food service specialist, however, every Marine is a rifleman first. I deployed to Iraq twice and was involved in some non food service related activities.
The hardest part of the job was being overseas. The most enjoyable part was coming back home. The second hardest part was adapting back to civilian life.
Pros
Close bonds and lifelong friendships formed, guaranteed paycheck, minimal expenses
Cons
War
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Team building and working with people from all over the country.
Military Specialty 0481 Landing Support Specialist (Former Employee) –  Camp Pendleton, CAMay 27, 2017
Had a seceret clearance, was able to handle secret information.
Supported the establishment, maintenance and control of transportion throughput systems on beaches, landing zones, ports (air and sea) and terminals (rails, truck and container) to support training operations and deployments.
Conducted arrival and departure of aircraft (Helicopter and Air Plane).
Coordinate the movement of people, supplies, equiptment and machinery
Pros
Respect for serving my country
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awesome sauce
Lav crewman (Former Employee) –  CaliforniaMay 27, 2017
lots of explosions and a booze to much merica to handle everyday is filled with sunshine and happiness while blowing stuff up and shooting plenty of guns while sipping whiskey straight from the bottle
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merican
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Finest Military organization in the world.
Chief Licensing Instructor (Current Employee) –  Camp Pendleton, CAMay 27, 2017
The finest fighting force in the world. The work can often be challenging and long, but there are few more rewarding careers than serving your country.
Pros
The people, the benefits, the opportunities.
Cons
Long hours.
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High Speed and High Demand work flow
Quality Assurance Manager (Avionics' Technician ) (Current Employee) –  Camp Pendleton, CAMay 26, 2017
Marine Corps is a warrior's life style that is high demand of your time and body.
Work with some of the finest people in this country.
Hardest part of the job is leaving your family behind for long periods of time.
Pros
Benefits
Cons
Deployments
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Productive, fast paced work place.
Intelligence Analyst (Former Employee) –  Jacksonville, NCMay 26, 2017
Typical work day started at 5 am with morning PT, then actual work. As an intelligence analyst, it was my job to collect and process raw information into useful information beneficial to the mission. Management depended on the supervisor, some are more strict than others. The workplace culture was friendly overall, and since we all had the same objectives it was easy to accomplish tasks as a team. The hardest part of the job was adapting to the ever changing demands of the military. The most enjoyable part were the benefits.
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Construction Wireman (Former Employee) –  Charlotte, NCMay 26, 2017
The Marines is a good company. Like all jobs it depends on who you work with and the quality of the team that you are surrounded with. Every experience is what you make it
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Way of life
Tactical Air Defense Controller (Former Employee) –  Cherry Point, NCMay 26, 2017
You need to adapt and overcome obstacles to succeed. This job is only for the best of the best, once a Marine always a Marine. Your Chain of Command is made up of your peers and that isnt always the best recipe for success.
Pros
Brotherhood
Cons
Cutthroat
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Strong environment with professional culture
Career Planner (Human Resource Manager) (Current Employee) –  Yuma, AZMay 26, 2017
During my time in the Marine Corps it was great. I learned from some of the best professionals in the world. Training was always helpful, and I loved my job.
Pros
-Healthcare, salary, tuition assistance, free housing, free on-site gym, housing allowance, bonuses
Cons
-deployments, can work long hours with no overtime compensation
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Productive and fun
Field Artillery Section Chief (Current Employee) –  Camp Pendleton, CAMay 26, 2017
Wake up at 0515 to clean general areas (your room, and outside), workout at 0545 until 0700, eat breakfast at 0715, accountability at 0800 and work until 1600 (4PM).
Pros
Dental, Medical, food, housing, workout facilities, ect.
Cons
None
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Productive, High Tempo, Safety
Non-Destructive Testing Technician (Former Employee) –  Camp Pendleton, CAMay 26, 2017
High tempo work in the Aviation community. A brotherhood like no other. Always being productive with all the available programs within the community, if you let it falter then the fleet goes down. Safety has to always be on point with a 360 degree view of your surroundings.
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Everything is earned not given
Radio Operator (Current Employee) –  CaliforniaMay 25, 2017
Everything you need to succeed is taught in boot camp.
You must have a desire to succeed and to better yourself.
Nothing will be handed to you and you should not expect help from anyone.
Pros
X guaranteed pay, medical benefits and a definite challenge for the avg joe
Cons
Tough environment, upkeep of old outdated traditions make it difficult
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Floor Chief- 2nd Battalion 11th Marines (Former Employee) –  Camp Pendleton, CaMay 25, 2017
Good for individuals looking to better themselves, a very good stepping stone for future careers. Lots of opportunities to travel and to attend schooling to further education.
Pros
Job Security
Cons
Long hours, assigned tasks that are not in trained field.
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