Full Job Description
The Unit Supply Specialist is primarily responsible for supervising or performing tasks involving the general upkeep and maintenance of all Army supplies and equipment.
Receive, inspect, inventory, load/unload, store, issue and deliver supplies and equipment.
Maintain an automated supply system for accounting of organizational and installation supplies and equipment.
Issue and receive small arms. Secure and control weapons and ammunition in security areas.
Schedule and perform preventive and organizational maintenance on weapons.
Operate unit level computers.
Job training for a unit supply specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and eight weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field, including practice in handling and storing stock.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
Procedures for shipping, receiving, storing and issuing stock.
Stock control and accounting procedures.
Procedures for handling medical and food supplies.
Movement, storage, and maintenance of ammunition.
Interest in mathematics, bookkeeping, accounting, business administration and/or typing.
Ability to keep accurate records.
Enjoy physical work.
Interest in operating forklifts and other warehouse equipment.
Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time.
In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses.
Future Civilian Careers:
The skills you’ll learn will help prepare you for a career as a stock control clerk, parts clerk or storekeeper with factories, repair shops, department stores, and government warehouses and stockrooms.
PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program:
Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization.
Kraft Foods Global, Inc.
Sears Holdings Corporation.
Time Customer Service, Inc.
Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Must be between the ages of 17-34.
Must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent.