The Marine Corps Law Enforcement Program is looking for the best qualified candidates to join their ranks. Basic qualifications include:

  • US Citizenship

  • Minimum age of 18

  • No maximum age

  • Minimum of 1-year experience in law enforcement or security, or educational equivalent (which may be waived for previous military service or current guard or reserve service)

  • Conformance to current tattoo policy (located in conditions of employment)

  • Desire to become a member of a professional law enforcement agency and join the ranks of individuals who are well trained, disciplined, and share in the reputation of the force it protects.

For a complete list of requirements, click on "conditions of employment" link located on menu.

How to apply

  1. Decide what location(s) you are interested in.  Click on "locations" link for complete list

  2. Apply at: (use keyword "MCLEP" to search USMC Law Enforcement positions)

    • If no openings appear during search, call us at (571) 290-6883 for upcoming job postings

  3. Be proud of your decision to join a team that Serves, Protects, and Upholds the standards of the United States Marine Corps.

Hiring process

The hiring process differs slightly between installations. Requirements taking place during your hiring process are found in the “conditions of employment”. 

Pay and benefits

As an employee, you will receive:

As a federal employee, you have numerous employee safeguards that ensure that promotion and advancement are based on performance, achievement and productivity.

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