Basic 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.
Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include:
Receives, inspects, inventories, loads, unloads, segregates, stores, issues, delivers and turns-in organization and installation supplies and equipment. Operates unit level computer. Prepares all unit/organizational supply documents. Maintains automated supply system for accounting of organizational and installation supplies and equipment. Issues and receives small arms. Secures and controls weapons and ammunition in security areas. Schedules and performs preventive and organizational maintenance on weapons.
Inspects completed work for accuracy and compliance with established procedures. Coordinates supply activities. Reviews and annotates changes to unit material condition status report. Post transactions to organizational and installation property books and supporting transaction files. Determines method of obtaining relief from responsibility for lost, damaged and destroyed supply items.
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
ASVAB Score Required: 90 in aptitude area CL
Security Clearance: None
Strength Requirement: heavy
Physical Profile Requirement: 222222
- Normal color vision required
- No documented instances in the last 5 years of conduct which reflects adversely on the character, honesty, or integrity of the soldier
- No conviction or other adverse disposition for criminal offenses listed as a misdemeanor or felony
Similar Civilian Occupations
- First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers
- Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
- Purchasing Managers
- Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
- Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
- Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products